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From Commitment to Action: Reflections on the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

Date: Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Doors open: 9:00 AM (registration and networking; light refreshments provided)

Event time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Hall of Service, American Red Cross, 1730 E Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20006

**If you are unable to join in person, virtual participation is now available! Please see below for more details.**

This event will bring together leaders in disaster risk reduction who attended the 2017 Global Platform in Cancun, Mexico on 22-26 May and invite them to share reflections from their various sector perspectives. Acknowledging the importance of the Global Platform for our work and alignment with GDPC’s dedication to sharing knowledge, we look forward to hosting this event so those who are unable to attend the Global Platform are able to hear first-hand reflections and have lively discussion.

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  • Bruno Haghebaert, Risk and Vulnerability Lead, Disaster and Crisis Prevention, Response, and Recovery, Intnational Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
  • Kathy McLeod, Managing Director of Coastal Risk and Investment, The Nature Conservancy
  • Martin Medina, Senior International Relations Specialist, NOAA Satellite and Information Service
  • Carlos Mejia, Senior Program Officer, Global Development, Emergency Response Team, Gates Foundation (secondment from Oxfam America)

Moderator: Omar Abou-Samra, GDPC/American Red Cross

Welcome by: Jono Anzalone, Vice President, International Services, American Red Cross



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From Commitment to Action: Reflections on the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

9:30 am | Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00) | 3 hrs

Meeting number (access code): 854 103 095

Meeting password: GDPC1

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