Closing Press Conference: Fifth Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas

Media Advisory

The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and Robert Glasser, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction, will hold a press conference at the conclusion of the Fifth Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas.

Thursday, March 9, 2017
4:00 p.m. EST

Palais des congrès de Montréal – Room 512G
201 Viger Street West
Montréal, Québec

Journalists must register in-person and present valid media credentials at the conference registration desk 30 minutes prior to the event. The registration desk is located in the Viger Hall on the second floor.

The closing press conference will be webcast live at


Public Safety Canada
Tel.: 1-613-991-0657

Global Affairs Canada
Summits and Official Events, Office of Protocol
Tel.: 1-343-203-2398

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)
Humberto Jaime
Communications Manager, UNISDR – The Americas
Follow on social media: @UNISDR_Americas (available mostly in Spanish) and @Safety_Canada by using the hashtag #SendaiAmericas. You can also follow the discussion on Facebook (

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