UN-system: Managing disaster risks and extreme events under a changing climate

COP18 15:00-16:30, Side Event Rm 4

Co-hosted by World Food Programme, UNCCD, UN Women, UNISDR

Disasters and extreme events affect all aspects of human development. With climate change, disaster risk is set to increase and become a serious obstacle to development.

This side event will host a dialogue on why reducing vulnerability and managing disaster risks is a priority for adaptation.