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Understanding Risk – Resilience Champions in London

Understanding Risk – Resilience Champions in London
02/07/2014  - 

Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva is in London where she is taking part in the Understanding Risk Forum - a global gathering of experts and practitioners in the field of disaster risk assessment.

The Commissioner will participate in a Resilience Champions conversation with Justine Greening, UK Secretary of State of the Department

for International Development, Helen Clarke, UNDP Administrator, Rachel Kyte, Vice-President and Special Envoy for Climate Change of the World Bank, and H.E. Purisima, Finance Secretary of the Philippines.

Commissioner Georgieva will outline her vision for a world better-prepared for disasters caused by climate change, population growth and extremism, emphasising the need to be much better at anticipating the disasters that we are likely to face.