Engaging the Public
Disaster risk reduction is a frontline defence against the impact of climate change. It is a smart investment for business and a wise investment in saving lives.
Secretary-General Ban in remarks at Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, Sendai, Japan, 13 Mar '15
- Deputy UN chief calls for ‘hydro-diplomacy’ as world faces growing water shortages
- In Iraq, UN chief pledges support as Government tackles ongoing threat from ISIL
- At Egypt Summit, UN’s Ban, Arab League Secretary-General discuss cooperation on regional, global challenges
- Welcoming peaceful Nigerian elections, Ban encourages patience as polls wrap up