The Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas

This second biennial session of the Regional Platform for DRR in the Americas will focus on tendencies, achievements and ways forward surrounding DRR as an integral part of development processes at the regional, national and local levels.

This event will bring together ministries and government authorities at various levels, NGOs and civil society, inter-governmental agencies, the international community, academia and the private sectors, as well as other actors involved in development processes and risk management.

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The International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) is a strategic framework adopted by United Nations Member States in 2000. The ISDR guides and coordinates the efforts of a wide range of partners to achieve a substantive reduction in disaster losses. It aims to build resilient nations and communities as an essential condition ... Read More
2009 Session
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The first session of the Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas was held just a few months before the second session of the Global Platform, and was aimed at closing the gap between the Global Platform and National Platforms in the Americas, in order to establish a multi-stakeholder mechanism of all interested parties at the hemispheric level. Read More
Riviera Nayarit
Nayarit is surrounded by the states of Sinaloa to the northwest, Durango to the north, Zacatecas to the northeast and Jalisco to the south with the Pacific Ocean bordering it to the west. Nayarit is located between latitude lines 23°05' north and 20°36' south and longitude lines 103°43' east and 105°46' west. Its terrain ...
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