Third Arab Preparatory Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

The 3rd Arab Preparatory Conference on disaster risk reduction will take place in Doha, Qatar on April 30 – May 3 2017. The League of Arab States (LAS) in collaboration with UNISDR, and the government of the State of Qatar will use this opportunity to discuss: DRR efforts ahead of the Global Platform. The conference will serve as a chance for Arab States to review regional progress on the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030; finalize the updated Arab Strategy for DRR 2030; and agree on a programme of work for the Arab Strategy. An additional expected outcome of the regional preparatory conference will be an Arab Statement to be submitted to the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction that will take place May 2017 in Cancun, Mexico.

Source: Ministry of Municipality and Environment