Mar 16 2015

Sendai, Japan

This invitation calls for submissions of "examples of good practice and that meet the Hyogo Framework Priority Action 3: 'Use knowledge, innovation and education to build a culture of safety and resilience at all levels'" for the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR).

From BBC Media Action: "Have you used media or communication to help communities at risk become more aware of disaster risks and build their resilience? If so, we want to hear from you as we aim to showcase creative and effective approaches of media and communication at our event which will take place at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan on 16 March, 2015.

We’re interested in receiving examples that are:

  • Innovative
  • Have reduced disaster risk and improved resilience
  • Can be replicated by others as good practice
  • Are specifically targeted to people who are at risk of hazards"

Note: The deadline for submissions is February 15 2015.

Application information:

Click here for an application form in Word format. Send your form to: Please note: BBC Media Acton will then contact you on uploading further information.