4th Arab Partnership Meeting for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States

Marriott Mena House

The 4th Arab Partnership meeting for Disaster Risk Reduction will be held in Cairo, Egypt. The two days meeting will focus on updating governments and stakeholders on the progress in DRR in the region and will provide an opportunity for governments and partners to discuss the way forward for the region in implementing the Sendai Framework and achieving target E of the Sendai Framework by 2020.

The first day will provide an opportunity for governments to update on their progress on the implementation of Sendai Framework and its tools and will take stock of Sendai Framework Implementation in the Region. It will further focus on achieving Target E of the Sendai Framework by 2020. The second day will focus on an update from stakeholder groups on implementing their voluntary actions, and will deliberate on progress, challenges and the way forward. It will further focus on the Coherence between SDGs, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction. 

For this meeting, the Sendai Focal points of all Arab countries have been invited to discuss progress in implementation of Sendai Framework. The meeting will also focus on stakeholder’s engagement and progress in their voluntary commitments made during the Africa-Arab Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Tunis. 

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