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MEDIA INVITATION - High Level and Youth Session of the 6th Caribbean Conference on CDM

MEDIA INVITATION

High Level Session and Youth Session at the 6th Caribbean Conference on CDM

High Level Session

The Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) is sponsoring a High Level Session during the 6th Caribbean Conference on Comprehensive Disaster Management. Under discussion will be The Role of CDM in changing the Character of the Risk Management Landscape and Strategies for Effective Disaster Risk Management Policy and Programming in Small States. Further details are hereunder:-

Date:                      Thursday December 8, 2011

Time:                     8:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.

Location:               Port of Spain Ballroom, Hyatt Regency, Port of Spain

Expected to bring remarks at this briefing are:-

Ø  Ms. Margareta Wahlström, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General on Disaster Risk Reduction, United Nations in Geneva

 

Youth debate at 6th Caribbean Conference on CDM

The youth become involved in the 6th Annual Comprehensive Disaster Management Conference for the debating finals. 18 young people from each participating state from across the region have been divided into four teams and will debate the topic “Disaster Mitigation is an expense we cannot afford in the midst of our declining economies.”Further details are hereunder:-

Date:                      Thursday December 08, 2011

Time:                      2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Location:                 Port of Spain Ballroom, Hyatt Regency, Port of Spain

Your media house is invited to cover these vital sessions and provide subsequent reports.

 

For further information, please contact:

Dike G. Noel, Public Information Specialist

868 486 8251/ publicinfo.odpm@gmail.com

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