Delegation of Azerbaijani emergency situations ministry attends third UN World Conference in Japan

Baku: Azerbaijan’s deputy ministers of emergency situations Ragim Latifov and Orujali Hajiyev participated in the third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in the Japanese city of Sendai on March 14-18.

The main objective of the Conference was to review and assess the work done by the UN member states on the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA), exchange the experience gained through regional and national strategies and plans on disaster risk reduction, discuss the adoption of a framework document on disaster risk reduction for 2015 and determination of its implementation mechanisms.

As part of the conference, the Azerbaijani delegation met with Yasutoshi Nishimura, Japan’s Minister of State for Reconstruction and Infrastructure, and visited several companies specialized in respective fields.

SOURCE: Azeri Press News Agency