9-10 March 2017, Rome, Italy
The seminar had
- covered progress made by the DRMKC since its launch in September 2015
- gathered early input to the upcoming 2018-2019 DRMKC Action Plan
- addressed challenges for policy and science in Disaster Risk Reduction, including DRM capabilities assessment and Sendai monitoring framework
- drew concrete conclusions to feed into the upcoming Global Platform (Cancun, Mexico, May 2017)
The seminar gathered around 100 inter-disciplinary experts on disaster management, early detection, forecasting, warning and risk assessment of natural and man-made disasters, in both fields of civil protection and humanitarian aid. The target audience included scientists, practitioners and policy -makers at national, regional and international levels, as well as first responders, and private sector representatives.