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With two months to go until the 3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, which will take place from 14 to 18 March 2015 in Sendai, please find below the latest updates.

 Registration reminder   

We remind you that registrations will close on 20 February. If you wish to be part of the Local Authorities Major Group, please send your request to the World Secretariat:  
before 7 February.
Preparatory meetings
States and their partners are preparing to have their say before the adoption of the new Post-2015 framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, HFA2. Local and regional governments will meet on 13 March (time and place to be defined by the organizers at a later stage) to discuss their role in the implementation of the new Post-2015 framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, HFA2, and to adopt a political statement.
The General Programme of the Conference is now available online!
If you wish to participate in one or more working sessions, please inform the UCLG World Secretariat ( no later than 26 January 2015, and we will do our best to ensure your participation.
Local and regional governments are co-organizing a (ministerial) round table on the theme: â€œReducing Disaster Risk in Urban Settings”. This round table will take place on Monday 16 March and participation is by invitation only. It will provide an opportunity for an interactive debate between representatives of States and local and regional governments, focusing on the priorities and key measures that should support the Post-2015 framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.
Book your hotel now! 
You can book your hotel via the two options below
  • The hosts of the conference have established an accommodation center to assist all accredited/registered participants in booking their hotels. Please visit this web page to take advantage of this option. 
  • You can also opt to book your hotel using online hotel booking websites.
Please check the web page indicated for further information on hotels and how to get to Sendai​.  â€‹
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