Risk Reduction & other topics – PGA Spokesperson Briefing

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18-May-2023 00:03:06
Briefing by Paulina Kubiak, Spokesperson for the President of the 77th Session of the General Assembly

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The two-day High-level Meeting on the Midterm Review of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction started this morning. The President of the General Assembly, Csaba Kőrösi. said that to better manage disaster risks, we must understand why and how disasters are connected – and address our role in perpetuating them.

In the UN Headquarters lobby, there is an exhibit called “Disasters are not Natural”.

As world leaders gather in Hiroshima, Japan for the G7 meeting President Kőrösi today said he fully supports Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s aim for a nuclear-free world.

This afternoon, President Kőrösi will take part in the commemoration of the International Day of Vesak.

Among the bilaterals today, President Kőrösi just met with Hungarian President Katalin Novák.

The President met this morning with Ambassador Václav Bálek, the President of the Human Rights Council.

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