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Republic of Turkey Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Authority

Director General Dr. Fuat OKTAY in Geneva 21 May 2013

(May 19 – 23, 2013)

Director General Dr. Fuat OKTAY went to the city of Geneva in Switzerland to attend the Fourth Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction.

On the agenda of this year’s Global Platform - founded in 2007 in order to develop disaster risk reduction practices with exchange information, sharing of experience between different sectors and actors, better communication and coordination - reduce risks, resistant to share the responsibility for the community and the "Hyogo Framework Action Plan" is to develop.

In earlier sessions held in 2007, 2009, 2011 social participation in disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation and cooperation came to the fore, and discussed the political and economic solutions for disaster risk reduction. Session in 2011, within the coordination of our Presidency, the names of the then Ministry of Environment and Forests, State Planning Organization,and Governors of Antalya and Yalova ,Provincial Disaster and Emergency Directorate of Istanbul and Izmir and Turkish Red Crescent Society participated.

This year's session of the Global Platform Dr. Fuat OKTAY as well as experts of our Presidency, Representatives of United Nations, parliamentarians, local authorities, regional and international organizations, non-governmental organizations, the private sector and academics of will participate.

Carried out by the Office of the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction and as a result of the period of the session May 19-23, 2013 the establishment of new partnerships in order to strengthening the ISDR movement and the creation of resistant populations worldwide and the adoption of the goals, sharing of informations , initiatives and campaigns , development of new methods is expected

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