Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction

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Date: July 29, 2013

Time: 4:00 p.m.

Location: City of Knowledge Convention Center, Bldg. 184

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) is pleased to invite you to the presentation of the Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2013, which will take place on Monday, July 29, at 4:00 p.m., in the City of Knowledge Convention Center, Bldg. 184.

The report contains information on disaster risk trends globally, the progress in the implementation of the Hyogo Framework of Action (HFA) and a detailed analysis of several current issues on risk management, including the way disaster risk affects the private sector, the hidden risks of economic globalization, the scenarios presented by intensive risk, the risk of natural capital, agribusiness and tourism sector risks, and the strategies available to deal with them effectively.

The report’s presentation will be carried out by Mr. Andrew Maskrey, Co-editor of the report and UNISDR Head of Risk Knowledge, and a discussion panel moderated by Mr. Ricardo Mena, Head of UNISDR’s Regional Office in the Americas.