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Shura Council Partakes in Webinar on Parliaments' Role in Disaster Risk Reduction

09 July 2020



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The Shura Council participated on Thursday in a webinar for parliamentarians entitled "Building back better: Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic to enhance the role of parliaments in disaster risk reduction", held by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), in cooperation with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR).

Discussions during the webinar focused on best practices for disaster risk reduction in the world, and the development of several preventive strategies in the event of future disasters such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Shura Council was represented at the webinar by HE Abdulrahman bin Yousuf Al Khulaifi, Member of the Council.