2017 Regional workshop South America

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2017| Regional South American workshop 

The workshop are an opportunity to introduce GNDR's new regional governance structure, promote the benefits of sharing knowledge and best practices  at region level. Participants are coming from all over the LAC region. Organised by GNDR's Regional Coordinator in LAC, Mave Bastias, the subregional workshop aim at identifying  appropriate actions for our members to work together in order to enhance their emergency response and advocacy capacity.


Workshop South America 

  • Participants: 25 participants  representing different stakeholders, including GNDR members from the region , CBDRM partners, academic network, Regional Advisory groups
  • Organisers: GNDR's LAC Regional Office 
  • Date and location :  29th,30th November and 1st December in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia 



About 25 participants including representatives from GNDR regional members,  CBDRM partners , Networking Plataforma Latinoamerica ,  RIADIS. At least one members per country will participate to the regional workshop. 


Following a process of consultation runned in 2016 considering the permanent increase of members to the GNDR. In 2016 regional workshops were established to give our members the opportunity to express their views on effective collaboration at regional level. Particularly on how to increase our local members capacity in DRR policy making (SFDRR). 


The workshop have the following objectives:

  • Increase members capacity in disaster relief and community support 
  • Presentation of GNDR's new regional governance and structure 
  • Enhance the advocacy capacity of GNDR's South american members in international DRR policy making 
  • Share our members experience on CBDRR (Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction) 


Cf agenda of the workshop


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