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SRSG and H.E. Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat  Minister of International Cooperation
SRSG visited Egypt from 8 to 9 May 2022 and met with representatives of the Egyptian government, members of the United Nations team in Egypt, and partners.
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MTR Tunisia
UNDRR ROAS organised a National consultation workshop: Mid-Term Review (MTR) of the implementation of the Sendai Framework (SF) 2015-2030 for the Arab Region in Tunisia
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Launch of Women's Leadership in DRR
The UNDRR Regional Office for the Arab States launched the Women’s Leadership in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Publication in commemoration of Women’s International Day.
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Final Regional Seminar: BBB Post COVID 19
The Final Regional Closing Seminar for Building back Better from COVID-19 in the Arab States: Applying the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and Enabling a Prevention-Oriented and Risk-Informed Approach
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Yemen National Workshop
Under the patronage of the Minister of Water and Environment in Yemen, the UNDRR Regional Office for the Arab States and in coordination with the Ministry of Water and Environment organized a National workshop on Sendai Framework Monitor and Disaster Loss Accounting System from 30 January to 2 February 2022.
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National Workshop Building Back Better Post COVID-19
In response to these needs and with the support of the Japan Government, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) Regional Office for the Arab States in cooperation with the Egyptian Cabinet Information and Decision Support Centre (IDSC) organized a national workshop from 30 to 31 January 2022 as part of Egypt’s national efforts to build resilience to disasters, aiming to reduce risks on sustainable development plans, by integrating biological hazards, as well as the method of adaptation to climate change in policies, plans, and programs at all levels, within the framework of UNDRR in implementing the regional initiative “Building back better after COVID-19”.
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Lebanon Consultation BBB
UNDRR Regional Office for the Arab States and the government of Lebanon organized the National Consultation for Integration of Biological Hazard in the National Disaster Risk Reduction in Lebanon
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Reception of the GP
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) is glad to announce that the registration for the seventh session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GP2022) is now open.
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Today we conclude the Fifth Arab Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction. For four days and throughout 25 sessions, 16 countries and more than 100 experts and 500 participants gathered in a ministerial-level, multi-stakeholder, inclusive, innovative, and interactive platform. Thank you again to our host, the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco. I also extend our appreciation to the League of Arab States, who organized this event with the UNDRR Regional Office for Arab States.
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Fifth Arab Regional Platform logo
4 October 2021 – The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, Regional Office for the Arab States (UNDRR ROAS), the Kingdom of Morocco, and the League of Arab States announce the convening of the Fifth Arab Regional Platform for Disaster Risk
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