RP23 Punta del Este, Uruguay
The agenda features 37 sessions, including 4 high-level sessions, 8 parallel sessions, 2 special sessions, 8 learning labs and 15 side events.
Lanzamiento RP23
The launch of the RP23 marked the start of the 5th Risk Reduction Week, in commemoration of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction.
RP23 Concept note
Uruguay has proposed to give a relevant space during PR23 to the topics of science, technology, and early warning systems (Target G of the Sendai Framework), under the slogan “Science and Technology for the Comprehensive Management of Disaster Risk”.
A pin with the flag of Uruguay pinned on a map.
Uruguay and the UNDRR - Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean are pleased to announce that the VIII Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas and the Caribbean will be held from February 28 to March 2 in Uruguay.
Delegates at the Mercocities Summit in Santa Fe, Argentina (Photo: Mercocities)
A network of hundreds of cities across South America has pledged to step up regional efforts to reduce disaster risk and boost sustainable development.
Identificación de elementos para la formulación de una Estrategia Suramericana para la reducción del riesgo de desastres liderada por el Grupo de Trabajo de Alto Nivel para la Gestión Integral del Riesgo de Desastres de UNASUR.

This report details the results of an assessment of the status of disaster risk reduction and institutional capacities in Uruguay, prepared by an inter-agency mission at the request of the Government of Uruguay, with the aim of promoting the development