World Reconstruction Conference 3

Promoting Resilinence Through Post-Crisis Recovery

06 - 08 June 2017,  3 days

Venue: Brussels - Square: Brussels Meeting Centre

Organizer: European Commission; World Bank Group; United Nations; African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States

The third edition of the World Reconstruction Conference (WRC3) will take place in Brussels from June 6-8, 2017. Co-organized by the World Bank’s Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the European Union, the United Nations Development Programme and the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States, the conference aims to promote resilience through post-crisis recovery. WRC3 is held in conjunction with European Development Days 2017.

Goal: To identify effective and forward-looking approaches to achieve resilient post-crisis recovery in which climate and disaster risk reduction, fragility and conflict considerations are mainstreamed.


Strengthen the discourse on recovery by focusing on demand for better recovery systems ex-ante

Promote practices leading to resilient recovery and enhance global knowledge resources

Build capacity for disaster risk reduction in recovery and reconstruction

A thematic session on "Building Regulation and Standards for Long-term Resilience" will showcase the successful experience of developed countries in effectively reducing disaster risk through robust regulatory reforms and solutions to overcome the challenges of regulatory implementation in low- and middle-income countries.

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