Message on the International Day for Disaster Reduction, 13 October 2012
Message from Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO on the occasion of the International Day for Disaster Reduction, 13 October 2012
Sustainability is the agenda for peace and development in the century ahead. Building resilience through personal safety and disaster risk reduction is essential for this more sustainable future. These are the conclusions of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development held in Rio this year. The Rio+20 Outcome Document calls also for integrating a gender perspective into the design and implementation of all disaster reduction policy.
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