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UNISDR Global Platform 2019


Building on our successful collaboration in the UNISDR Global Platform 2017 in Cancun, Mexico, IDPP is again providing support for remote participation in the Global Platform 2019 (GP2019) in Geneva, Switzerland.

GP2019 (May 13-17, 2019) designed to accelerate implementation of the Sendai Framework on Disaster Risk Reduction. State and non-state delegates from around the world will gather in Geneva to assess the progress made in this landmark international approach to inclusive disaster risk management.

IDPP will support access to the conference for participants around the world who would otherwise not be able to attend. A selected series of side-events and working-sessions will include the opportunity of remote participation throughout the week of GP2019. Remote participation and accessible web-conferencing will be provided through Blackboard Collaborate Ultra.

Persons interested in participating in this way, may use their personal computers or the free mobile application called Blackboard (which must be installed in advance). If you would like to participate remotely in the selected sessions.

The remote session will allow participates to view selected live conference sessions, which include English closed-captioning. Participants will also be able to ask/answer questions via online messaging or video/audio.

GP 2019 Conference Events with Remote Participation

Link to attend conference sessions in Rooms 1 and 4 https://us.bbcollab.com/collab/ui/session/join/eed82cd05a14436685fd83acf0d81164

Link to attend conference sessions in Room 3

https://us.bbcollab.com/collab/ui/session/join/3bf123775c7b464b999f46bf28f15b3b

May 15

Room 1

  • Welcome Session 9:00 – 10:00

  • High Level Dialogue 1: Progress Made in Implementing the Sendai Framework – Global and Regional Perspectives from 10:00 – 11:30

  • Official Opening Ceremony from 12:00 -12:45

  • Launch of the Global Assessment Report from 12:45-13:15

Room 3

  • Working Session: Global Assessment Report 2019 from 14:310 – 16:00

  • Working Session: National and Local DRR Strategies from 16:30 – 18:00

Room 4

  • Press Conference from 13:30 – 14:00

  • Special Session: Women Leadership in DRR from 14:30 -16:00

  • Working Session: Sendai Framework Implementation 16:30 – 18:00

May 16

Room 1

  • High-Level dialogue 3: Risk-Informed Public and Private Investments from 9:00 – 10:30

Room 3

  • Working Session: Unlocking the Resilience Dividend from 11:00 – 12:30

  • Working Session: Innovative DRR Investment Modalities 14:30 – 16:00

  • Working Session: Promoting Locally-Led DRR/DRM from 16:30 – 18:00

Room 4

  • Working Session: Build Back better & WRC Outcomes from 11:00 – 12:30

  • Working Session: Health in All Disaster Risk management Strategies from 14:30 – 16:00

  • Working Session: Global Risk Assessment Framework from 16:30 – 18:00

May 17

Room 1

  • High-Level Dialogue 5: Pursuing Coherence Between the Sendai Framework, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and the Paris Agreement from 9:00 – 10:30

  • Risk Award Ceremony from 16:30 – 17:00

  • Closing Ceremony from 17:15 – 17:45

Room 3

  • Working Session National DRR Strategies and Climate NAP’s 11:00 -12:30

  • Working Session Integrating Risk Management Ecosystems and Water-Related Risks from 14:30 – 16:00

Room 4

  • Working Session: The Role of Green, Blue, and Gray Infrastructure in Reducing Disaster Risk from 11:00 – 12:30

  • Working Session: Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems from 14:30-16:00

Accessibility

The primary accessibility key combinations for the main accessibility tools in Collaborate:

  • To turn the microphone on and off, press Alt + M in Windows. On a Mac, press Option + M.

  • To turn the camera on and off, press Alt + C in Windows. On a Mac, press Option + C.

  • To raise and lower your hand, press Alt + H in Windows. On a Mac, press Option + C.

  • To move to the next slide, press Alt + Page Up. On a Mac, press Alt + Fn + Up Arrow.

  • To move back a slide, press Alt + Page Down. On a Mac, press Alt + Fn + Down Arrow.

For help with the accessibility features of Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, please see the following link: https://help.blackboard.com/Collaborate/Ultra/Administrator/Accessibility.