The Ninth Arab Partnership Meeting for Disaster Risk Reduction
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, Regional Office for Arab States (UNDRR ROAS) announces the upcoming Ninth Arab Partnership Meeting for Disaster Risk Reduction, scheduled to take place in Egypt.
The ninth meeting intends to mark the first step in the technical deliberations in preparation for the Sixth Arab Regional Platform for DRR, being hosted by the Government of Kuwait in October 2024.
The 3-day meeting will also focus on discussions and agreements on sets of solid actions to take in order to operationalize the outcomes of the Midterm Review of Sendai Framework for DRR, the Arab-Africa Science and Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction Conference, and the Global Resilience Forum. In addition, it will examine challenges and opportunities for expanding the roll out and financing of the Early Warning for All initiative in the Arab region, beyond the initial piloting in four LDCs.
It will bring together the National Sendai Framework Focal Points, representatives of the meteorological entities and local governments, members of the Arab stakeholder groups for DRR, representatives of regional UN and international organizations, and the League of Arab States.
Progress of UN and international and inter-governmental organizations in implementing the Arab Prioritized Action Plan 2021-2024: