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European Development Days 2016: EU Resilience Forum 2016

16 June 2016,
11:00 to 16:00

The event will host a round of the Resilience Dialogue series (a partnership between the World Bank/GFDRR, the EU, the Government of Japan, and USAID), hosted by EU Commissioners Mimica, responsible for International Cooperation and Development, and Stylianides, responsible for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management.


  • Translating the outcomes of the Agenda 2030 and of the recent World Humanitarian Summit into actions to strengthen local resilience
  • Promoting a better understanding of resilience in the context of forced displacement
  • A broader knowledge of lessons learnt from implementing resilience support, in particular at local level

 The Resilience Forum is composed of 3 sessions: 

11:00 - 12:15 Resilience on the ground 

13:00 - 14:15 Tackling fragility, displacement and chronic vulnerability in the Sahel and Lake Chad 

14:30 - 16:00 Local action to address fragility and protracted displacement 


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World Bank/GFDRR, the EU, the Government of Japan, and USAID

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