Commissioner Lenarčič in the United States to discuss disaster risk prevention and preparedness

Daily News 17 / 05 / 2023

Economia - pubblicata il 23 Maggio 2023

Source: European Commission Spokesperson’s Service


Commissioner for Crisis Management, Janez Lenarčič, is in the United States today and tomorrow. The visit coincides with the midterm review of the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 in New York, an opportunity to further strengthen international cooperation on disaster risk reduction.

During his first stop in Washington DC, the Commissioner is meeting with World Bank Managing Director for Operations, Anna Bjerde; US Department of State Under Secretary, Uzra Zeya; and USAID Administrator, Samantha Power.

On the margins of the Sendai Framework midterm review in New York, Commissioner Lenarčič is meeting Bill Blair, Canadian Minister for Emergency Preparedness, and Mami Mizutori, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction.

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