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Join ICLEI's "Towards Sendai 2015" webinar

15 December 2014 

The Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) will be held from 14 to 18 March 2015 in Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. Several thousand participants are expected to join the discussion on resilience of nations and communities to disasters. The outcome of this global event will be the adoption of the new global Framework for Action on Disaster Risk Reduction, which will replace the existing Hyogo Framework for Action (2005-2015). 

ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability is organizing a webinar this Wednesday, 17 December to discuss the various roles and responsibilities of cities with regards to Disaster Risk Reduction and the upcoming UN Conference. The webinar will particularly focus on the outcomes of the Prepcom II (November 2014) and look toward the UNISDR agenda in Sendai and what this means for local governments. 


Towards Sendai2015 - Engagement of local and subnational governments in post-2015 disaster risk reduction framework

Click below to register in your time zone.

For the Eastern Hemisphere, 17 December 2014, 10:00 – 11:00 CET 

For the Western Hemisphere, 17 December 2014 16:00 -17:00 CET 

The same webinar will be organized twice to facilitate wide participation from all over the world. The webinar is free of charge and welcomes everyone who's interested in the topic! 

Check out our third webinar on Local data on Resilience

12 December 2014 

Data is universal language... 

Our third webinar on Local Data on Resilience was concluded on 10 December 2014. The topic of city data standardization and the importance of measuring urban resilience indicators worldwide was presented and thoroughly discussed during a lively Q&A session. 

The live recording and full presentations of this webinar are found here.

Thank you for your contribution!

11 December 2014

Our Call for Contributions for the Resilient Cities 2015 congress were closed yesterday, 10 December 2014. Submissions will be sent to our program committee for review and contributors will receive notifications with regards to their proposals in March 2015

We look forward to reading your contributions!