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UNISDR 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

22 - 26 May 2017
Cancun, Mexico

The Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (Global Platform), as recognized by the UN General Assembly, is the main forum at the global level for strategic advice, coordination, partnership development and the review of progress in the implementation of international instruments on disaster risk reduction. It was established in 2006 and is now the world's foremost gathering of stakeholders committed to reducing disaster risk and building the resilience of communities and nations.

Applications to organise Side Events during the 2017 Global Platform are now being accepted for consideration. See website.