Learning from COVID-19 to strengthen gender-responsive Disaster Risk Reduction

Event Details

Learning from COVID-19 to strengthen gender-responsive Disaster Risk Reduction

Time: April 23, 2021 from 12pm to 1pm
Location: "12 pm CEST"
Event Type: learning, exchange
Organized By: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - Norad
Latest Activity: Apr 19

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Event Description

Objectives of the event

1.    Highlight the need for and effectiveness of gender-responsive disaster risk reduction in COVID-19 recovery.

2.    Identify challenges and good practices in developing and implementing gender-responsive disaster risk reduction strategies, policies and plans at the country level.

3.    Discuss the specific challenges of compounded disasters and how a gender-transformative approach can help reduce multi-hazard disaster risk. 

Modality and partners of the event

The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction and Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation, are bringing together a range of partners including Australian Aid, United Nations Population Fund, United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, Women’s International Network for Disaster Risk Reduction, Permanent Mission of Finland, Stockholm Environment Institute and the Huairou Commission to organize a 90 minute virtual event to discuss how a gender-responsive approach to COVID-19 recovery can build resilience and reduce future disaster risk

Registration link

https://undrr.webex.com/webappng/sites/undrr/meeting/info/68ef3a2e5d564199a7d3297b2b61e787?isPopupRegisterView=true 

Date and time

23 April 2021, 12:00 - 13:30 CEST

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