2020 Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction
9th March 2020
The 2020 Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (APMCDRR) is being held from 29 June to 2 July 2020 in Brisbane. The Conference is convened by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) and will be hosted by the Australian Government.
The 2020 Conference will be the first hosted by the Australian Government, and will provide a platform to share good practices and to learn about innovative approaches to reducing risk to disasters, from both domestic counterparts and other countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
This year’s theme is Making a change: Accelerating the transformation to risk-informed development. Enabling local and inclusive disaster resilience.
The 2020 APMCDRR will feature three interconnected content streams focused on investing in prevention; making infrastructure and systems resilient; and sharing innovations, knowledge and solutions.
The draft conference program is now online at: undrr.org/apmcdrr