Thought Leadership Forum

Please note that this session is highlighted as an add-on to the standard RES/CON programming and interested attendees should fill out their registration form accordingly.

For communities impacted by disasters and crises, collective action is essential to assessing, building and implementing resilience strategies in order to achieve tangible outcomes. This exclusive thought leadership program will center on the necessary role of the private sector in disaster risk reduction, emergency preparedness, response and recovery at the national, regional and global levels. This session will profile leading practice and provide a forum for interactive dialogue between the private sector, Government, civil society and the international community. The facilitated discussion will focus on areas where innovative approaches to private sector engagement have proven to be successful models for strengthening resilience.