day 1 rp23
The issue of representation and inclusion in disaster risk reduction across the Americas and the Caribbean was discussed in depth.
RP23 opening
From today until 2 March 2023, delegations from countries across the region will gather in the resort city of Punta del Este, Uruguay, to exchange experiences and facilitate decisions to implement the Regional Plan of Action.
CREWS in the Caribbean
The CREWS Caribbean initiative’s purpose is to support Caribbean countries in their efforts to increase their weather and climate services and to generate and communicate effective, impact-based and gender-responsive MHEWS and risk information.
Urban garden planting in Mexico City
Mexico City has built a comprehensive risk governance system enabling it to scale up climate resilience action across the metropolitan area
 Regional Early Warning Systems Consortium (REWSC) Meeting
The REWSC is an excellent study case of governance mechanisms on how regional and global organizations coordinate actions aiming to increase the efficiency of EWS with a multi-hazard approach in the context of systemic risk and complexity.
Concept Note - Catalysing a decade of disaster preparedness action in Latin America and the Caribbean
The European Union, through its Disaster Preparedness Programme (DP) under the Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid department (ECHO), has invested more than 321 million euros in 34 countries.
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”.

The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (2015-2030) and the International Health Regulations (WHO, 2005) include biological hazards, such as the SARS-CoV-2 virus, among the major sources of risks for the 21st century.  While COVID-19, the

CSSI signature
The Sint Maarten Declaration replaced the Antigua & Barbuda Declaration signed in 2017 and updated in 2019.
CSSI 3rd Ministerial Forum
The CSSI is the Caribbean’s contribution to the Worldwide-Initiative on Safe Schools (WISS) and promotes the partnership for advancing safe school implementation.