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Delegation of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Azerbaijan attended the Third United Nations World Conference held in Japan

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On 14-17th March 2015, Deputy Ministers of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ragim Latifov and Orujali Hajiyev attended the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in the presence of high-level delegations of member states organized by the UN in Sendai, Japan.

The main objective of the conference was to review and evaluate the work done by member states on the Hyogo Framework for Action document, to share the experience gained on disaster risk reduction through regional and national strategies and plans, to hold discussions towards determining the mechanisms for the adoption and implementation of the framework document for the year 2015 in the field of disaster risk reduction.

In the framework of the conference the delegation of the Ministry of the Emergency Situations of the Republic of Azerbaijan met with Japan's Minister of State for Reconstruction and Infrastructure Yasutoshi Nishimura and visited some companies specializing in related fields.