AFRICA-ARAB ON DISASTER RISK REDUCTION OCT 2018 TUNISIA

AFRICA-ARAB ON DISASTER RISK REDUCTION OCT 2018 TUNISIA

Postby salsinawi » Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:07 pm


https://www.unisdr.org/conference/2018/afrp-acdrr

AFRICA-ARAB PLATFORM ON DISASTER RISK REDUCTION

المنتدى العربي الأفريقي للحد من مخاطر الكوارث
9 - 13 OCTOBER 2018 | TUNISIA



duction thttps://www.unisdr.org/conference/2018/afrp-acdrrhemed “Towards Disaster Risk Informed anhttps://www.unisdr.org/conference/2018/afrp-acdrrd inclusive sustainable development” will take place https://www.unisdr.org/conference/2018/afrp-acdrrfrom 09 to 13 OctobABOUT THE CONFERENCE
The Africa-Arab Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction themed “Towards Disaster Risk Informed and inclusive sust

AFRICA-ARAB PLATFORM ON DISASTER RISK REDUCTION
9-13 October 2018
Tunis
Africa/Tunis timezone

UNISDR-AfRP@un.org
For the first time ever, Africa and Arab States will come together to participate in the Africa-Arab Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction. The forum will be hosted by the Republic of Tunisia in cooperation with the African Union Commission (AUC), the League of Arab States (LAS) and the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) from 9 – 13 October 2018 in Tunis, Tunisia.
The objectives of the Africa-Arab Regional Platform on DRR are to take stock of progress made in the implementation of the Sendai Framework and to reaffirm political commitment to achieving its implementation and thereby contribute to the realization of Agenda 2063: The Africa We Want and Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development. The outcome of the two events will also form the basis of the two regions Common Positions at the 2019 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction.
The Africa-Arab Regional Platform on disaster risk reduction will also provide the regions with opportunities to share knowledge, experiences and best practices in advancing disaster risk reduction in the context of the Sendai Framework.
The 7th session of Africa Regional Platform and 6th High Level Meeting, will be convened as part of the “Building Disaster Resilience to Natural Hazards in Sub-Saharan African Regions, Countries and Communities Programme”, funded by the European Union (EU) and being implemented in Africa as part of a cooperation between the European Union (EU) and the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP).
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Please register for the conference using the "Register" link below. You will first sign up for an Indico user account (the UN conference management system). Then, you will complete registration for the conference. If you face difficulty in registration, please email UNISDR at UNISDR-AfRP@un.org
ainable development” will take place from 09 to 13 October 2018 in Tunis, Tunisia.
The United NatiHow to Register for the Africa- Arab Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction Important Notes: • Registration can only be done using Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Internet Explorer is not supported. • You will be required to provide passport details and upload a scan of your passport bio-data page. Your passport must be valid until at least, April 15, 2019. Step 1: Create a User Account for Indico Conference Management Site 1. Go to: https://reg.unog.ch/event/23969/ 2. Click on Register Now 3. If this is your first time on Indico and you have no user account, click on “Create Account”. 4. Fill in all the fields to create your Indico User account and click on “Confirm” – fields marked with a red asterisk are compulsory. 5. The system will automatically send you a link to activate your account - check your spam mail folder for the activation email! Activate your account using the link sent to your email address. Step 2: Register for the Africa – Arab Platform 1. Proceed to https://reg.unog.ch/event/23969/ to register for the Platform 2. Insert your Username & Password to access the registration page for the Platform. 3. Click on Register Now 4. Fill in all the fields – fields marked with a red asterisk are compulsory. Your passport must be valid until at least, April 15, 2019. 5. Once all fields are filled, you will receive a message on the screen confirming that you have successfully completed the registration process. 6. You will receive an email confirming that your registration request is being processed and verified. 7. You will receive an email to confirm that you have successfully been registered once processing is completed. Should you encounter any problems with the registration, please contact: UNISDR-AfRP@un.org. ons Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) in collaboration with the League of Arab States and the African Union Commission and hosted by the government of Tunisia, will organize the Africa-Arab Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction, which will comprise of tSAVE THE DATE Africa-Arab Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction 9 – 13 October 2018 | Tunis, Tunisia The Africa-Arab Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction themed
“Towards Disaster Risk Informed and inclusive sustainable development” will take place from 09 to 13 October 2018 in Tunis, Tunisia.
The Government of the Republic of Tunisia and United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) in collaboration with the League of Arab States and the African Union Commission will organize the Africa-Arab Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction. The event will comprise the 7th Africa Regional Platform and 6th High-Level Meeting, and the 4th Arab Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction. The Platform will provide an opportunity for governments and all stakeholders to assess the progress and reaffirm commitment towards implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 in the two regions. The platform will also enable stakeholders and partners to foster cooperation across the regions towards disaster risk informed and inclusive sustainable development; while enabling them to share knowledge, experiences and best practices in advancing disaster risk reduction. For more information and registration: • Africa Arab Platform website: https://www.unisdr.org/conference/2018/afrp-acdrr Instructions on the 2-step process of registration are attached. Should you experience any difficulties please contact: UNISDR-AfRP@un.org. he 7th Africa Regional Platform and 6th High-Level Meeting and the 4th Arab Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction.
The Platform will provide an opportunity for governments and all stakeholders to assess the progress and reaffirm
Africa-Arab Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction
MAIN ORGANIZER(S): AFRICAN UNION (AU)
UNITED NATIONS OFFICE FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION - REGIONAL OFFICE FOR AFRICA (UNISDR AF)
UNITED NATIONS OFFICE FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION - REGIONAL OFFICE FOR ARAB STATES (UNISDR ROAS)
OTHER ORGANIZER(S): LEAGUE OF ARAB STATES (LAS)


MAIN HOST(S): TUNISIA - GOVERNMENT


For the first time ever, Africa and Arab States will come together to participate in the Africa-Arab Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction. The forum will be hosted by the Republic of Tunisia in cooperation with the African Union Commission (AUC), the League of Arab States (LAS) and the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) from 9 – 13 October 2018 in Tunis, Tunisia.
The objectives of the Africa-Arab Platform on DRR are to take stock of progress made in the implementation of the Sendai Framework and to reaffirm political commitment to achieving its implementation and thereby contribute to the realization of Agenda 2063: The Africa We Want and Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development. The outcome of the two events will also form the basis of the two regions Common Positions at the 2019 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction.
The Africa-Arab Regional Platform on disaster risk reduction will also provide the regions with opportunities to share knowledge, experiences and best practices in advancing disaster risk reduction in the context of the Sendai Framework.
The 7th session of Africa Regional Platform and 6th High Level Meeting, will be convened as part of the “Building Disaster Resilience to Natural Hazards in Sub-Saharan African Regions, Countries and Communities Programme”, funded by the European Union (EU) and being implemented in Africa as part of a cooperation between the European Union (EU) and the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP).
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