QRA presents at the United Nations Conference in New Delhi

08 Nov 2016

Queensland Reconstruction Authority (QRA) Chief Executive Officer Brendan Moon has returned from New Delhi, India where he presented at the Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction 3 – 5 November 2016.

QRA was invited by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) to contribute to this event, which was an important step towards implementing the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.

Mr Moon participated as a key note speaker and panellist, sharing the QRA’s experience in relation to increasing resilience in Queensland. Mr Moon presented on Queensland’s successful delivery of the Betterment Program and on private sector engagement in disaster risk reduction.

The conference was attended by over 4500 people representing 51 countries. This was a unique opportunity for QRA to share knowledge and experience with leading international experts and to contribute to shaping the Asia Regional Plan for Implementation of the Sendai Framework with a goal to substantially reduce disaster losses by 2030.