PrepCom1 – Preparatory Process – Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR)

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The first Intergovernmental Preparatory Committee meeting (PrepCom) for the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will be held from 14-15 July 2014in Geneva at the Palais de Nations, where it will begin to develop the future framework for disaster risk reduction. An advanced copy of a note by the secretariat, “Suggested elements for the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction” is now available to support this process.  

This note and other official documents for the first PrepCom are also available on the World Conference website at http://www.wcdrr.org/preparatory/prepcom1.

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