Thematic debate of the 66th session of the General Assembly on disaster risk reduction: President's summary
This document reports on the informal thematic debate on disaster risk reduction convened by the President of the 66th Session of the General Assembly to support and advance the dialogue already under way on how best to integrate the disaster risk reduction approach within the Rio+20 outcome. It summarizes the two interactive panel discussions on: (i) addressing urban risk through public investment
and (ii) increasing resilience to disasters through climate adaptation and risk reduction
as well as (iii) the side event on comprehensive action to sustainably reduce vulnerabilities.