Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction
19 Sep 2022, 08:30am
Government of Australia and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
The Government of Australia and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) are hosting the 2022 Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (APMCDRR), to be held in Brisbane, Australia from 19-22 September.
The APMCDRR will build upon the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, which was organized in Indonesia in May, 2022. Centering around the theme of "From Crisis to Resilience: Transforming the Asia-Pacific Region's future through disaster risk reduction", the Conference will bring together Member States from the region; intergovernmental, international, and national organizations; and various stakeholder groups.
The Conference will take place in hybrid format, and you can register through 31 August to participate.
The Conference will host three Plenary sessions which will focus on critical areas related to disaster risk reduction:
- Plenary 1: Risk Informed Investments and Scaling Up Financing for Disaster Risk Reduction
- Plenary 2: Making Infrastructure and Systems Resilient
- Plenary 3: Community Knows Best: Reducing Disaster Risk for All
Check here for the Conference`s program.
Further information regarding the Conference can be found on the UNDRR website.