On the occasion of the sixteenth session of the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) the Government of Norway and the United Nations Development Programme cordially invite you to a side event on Changing the Way We Develop: Dealing with Disasters and Climate Change. The event will take place Thursday 15 May 2008, 1:15–2:45 pm at Dag Hammarskjöld Library Auditorium.
This side event aims to advance our dialogue on increasing cooperation between the development, climate change and humanitarian communities on disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation.
Opening address will be given by Mr. Olav Kjørven, Assistant Secretary-General and Director of the Bureau for Development Policy, UNDP. Among the panelists are representatives from UNDP and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as well as the Permanent Representatives from Grenada and Denmark to the UN, and delegates from Norwegian and international NGOs.
Read the flyer for the side event (pdf)