Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijuju will lead an Indian delegation in GPDRR, a global forum for strategic advice, coordination and partnership development, in Cancun, Mexico.
More than 5,000 delegates, including Heads of State, Ministers, CEOs, disaster experts, volunteers and representatives from Science and technology sectors and academia are expected to gather in Cancun.
Rijuju, the UN Designated Disaster Risk Reduction Champion for Asia Region, will also co-chair the Plenary Session on “National and Local Disaster Risk Reduction Strategies: Pave the way for Action by All” on May 25, 2017.
He will also participate in Leaders Forum, besides leading various bilateral meetings. He will also release the NDMA guidelines on protection of museums, said in a statement.
The Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) to be held at Cancun, Mexico from May 22, to May 26, 2017.