Side Event on South Eastern Europe and Disaster Risk Reduction, 17 June 2009, Global Platform, Geneva (Switzerland)

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia

The World Bank Group (WB), the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) organised a special event on South Eastern Europe (SEE) and Disaster Risk Reduction.
This event highlighted the ongoing progress to reduce vulnerability in SEE, the added value of a coordinated and cooperative approach, the win-win situation in strengthening existing regional organisations and the relevance of a regional approach to avoid overlapping and to utilize funds on disaster risk reduction at its best.
A wide range of participants attended and high-level panelists gave their speech.

For more information please contact Géraldine Boezio at

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