Regional Orintation Workshop on the HFA Progress Review, 25th April 2008 Bangkok
The UN/ISDR secretariat in Asia and Pacific and the UNDP Regional Centre in Bangkok, will jointly organize the above orientation workshop on the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) Progress Review Process in Asia. The workshop will introduce to National HFA Focal Points and UNDP programme officers from selected countries in Asia the process of monitoring, evaluating, and reporting progress in achieving the five priorities of action of the HFA. The workshop will discuss why monitoring progress in disaster risk reduction at the country level is important and how the information will inform the 2009 Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction. It will also provide opportunities to get familiar with the review methodologies and how to involve national stakeholders in the process. The workshop is supported by the funding of European Union.