Evidence, monthly UNISDR newsletter: issue 13, October 2012

from UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Published on 31 Oct 2012 View Original

This edition covers: (i) the highlights from the 2012 International Day for Disaster Reduction; (ii) the first-ever country peer review of the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) by the United Kingdom; (iii) the recognition of Sendai as a role model; and (iv) the adoption of Yogyakarta Declaration from the Fifth Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction. It also announces: (v) the review of the National Platforms for Disaster Risk Reduction; (vi) the nomination of Sunčana Jokić, a Croatian educator, as the country's first "Champion of Change"; (vii) the distinction of Prime Minister of Thailand, H.E. Yingluck Shinawatra, as a leading woman figure in disaster management. Finally, it (viii) features the President of the Republic of Indonesia's statement at the Fifth Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction, as well as (ix) the winners of UNISDR's Asian Film Festival on disaster risk reduction.