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Ghana: Financing is Key Lever for Tackling Disasters, Climate Change

High-level government representatives at a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) 50th anniversary discussion on "Managing Risk and Building Resilience" have concluded that financing is a key lever for tackling disasters and challenges like climate change that have caused an estimated $1.4trillion damages worldwide. At a ministerial meeting held on Wednesday ( February 24, 2016) at the United Nations headquarters in New York representatives from Ghana, Naura, Tajiskistan, Austria, Sudan, St. Lucia, Romania, Cuba, Maldova and the European Union looked at challenges, opportunities and how to practically deliver risk-informed development in the context of the 2013 Agenda. It formed part of the anniversary activities consisting of plenary and thematic breakout sessions aside videos.


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