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Multi-stakeholder Forum on the Role of Telecommunication/ICTs for Disaster Management and Risk Reduction for the Caribbean Islands, 4-6 December, Roseau, Dominica

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ABOUT

​The Multi-stakeholder Forum is aimed at paving the way for enhancing the use of ICTs for disaster management in the region and addressing key questions related to the best use of ICTs for disaster risk reduction and management. It will also serve as a platform to exchange new experiences and best practices in the use of modern technologies for monitoring and early warning. 

PURPOSE

The objective of the workshop is:

  1. Stimulate awareness in paving the way for enhancing the use of ICTs for disaster management in the region.
  2. Address key questions related to the best use of ICTs for disaster risk reduction and management.
  3. Served as a platform to exchange new experiences and best practices in the use of modern technologies for monitoring and early warning.
  4. Apprise participants of present ITU emergency Telecommunications projects in the region

Provided an opportunity for policy makers and other participants to debate and adopt concrete strategies on how information and communication technologies support disaster risk reduction and management activities, contributing this way to the implementation of the Sendai Framework and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development 


 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

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The Forum will be attended by policy makers from Ministries of ICTs and Disaster Management, heads of the telecommunication regulatory authorities, executive directors of private sector entities, United Nations agencies, non-governmental organizations and other high-level participants from humanitarian organizations, regional disaster management organizations, academic institutions and media.


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