The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) invite you to their yearly policy event on 12 October, 14:30 to 17:00. This high-level event on disaster risk reduction at local and regional level in Europe will focus on how to reduce the number of affected people. Two panels will discuss the role of local and regional authorities in disaster prevention and the role of financial instruments for closing the gaps in disaster risk governance. Keynote speakers include CoR President Lambertz, Commissioner Crețu and Mr Glasser, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction.
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