Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, Third Session
8 May 2011 - 13 May 2011
A core function of the Global Platform is to support the implementation of the Hyogo Framework of Action. The proposed overall theme for the Global Platform will be: Invest Today for a Safer Tomorrow ? Increased Investment in Local Action. A key feature of the Third Session will be the inclusion of the World Reconstruction Conference (hosted by the World Bank ? www.wrc-2011.org). Three main topics are proposed including:
1) Recovering and Reducing Risks after Disasters - World Reconstruction Conference;
2) Understanding the Economics of Disaster Risk Reduction; and,
3) Strengthening Alliances for Climate Change Adaptation and Development.