OSI represented at the World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

on Sunday, 01 March 2015. Posted in In the News

The World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction was held in Sendai, Japan from 14th to 18th March. OSI was represented by Mrs. Cecile Guidote Alvarez, member of its Scientific and Academic Advisory Board and Mr. Kiyoshi Daimatsu, OSI coordinator for Japan. It adopted the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 which replaced the previous Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015 (HFA).At a parallel private meeting during the Conference, Mrs. Alvarez l handed a formal invitation from the Municipal Government of Cartagena to Ms. Margaret Wahlström the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Disaster Risk Reduction, to attend the IPCC/OSI Conference on 31st May and 1st June.


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