6th Annual Meeting of the European Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction (EFDRR)

07 - 09 Oct 2015 France (Paris)


The European Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction (EFDRR) is intended to serve as the forum for exchanging information and knowledge, coordinating efforts throughout the Europe region and for providing advocacy for effective action to reduce disasters. Moreover, it shall be devoted to contemporary issues of importance needed to promote a good political climate for implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action.

Hosted by the French Ministère de l'écologie, du développement durable et de l'énergie, the Chair of the EFDRR, the meeting is co-organized in collaboration with the Council of Europe (EUR-OPA), European Commission and UNISDR Europe.

The purpose of the meeting is to facilitate discussion, exchanges and synergies towards disaster risk reduction activities in Europe and to provide inputs from European Forum Disaster Risk Reduction Focal Points to the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.