The Seven Bali Agenda for Resilience marked the successful conclusion of the seventh session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR), a multi-stakeholder meeting held in Bali from May 23 to 28.
At a series of discussions held at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center, representatives from several nations established the suggested Seven Bali Agenda for Resilience.
The seventh GPDRR session, with the theme “Strengthening Partnership Toward Sustainable Resilience,” attracted thousands of foreign delegates from 185 nations and was titled “From Risk to Resilience: Towards Sustainable Development for All in a COVID-19-Transformed World.” Indonesia served as the host country.
DIRAJ members from the D.R. Congo, Madagascar and The Gambia attended the conference to cover it for their respective media outlets. Here are a few of the reports they put together while in Bali.
Jainaba Sonko – QTV (The Gambia)
Jainaba is a Gambian journalist, news presenter, and program host with QTV in The Gambia. Here are her stories from Bali.
Alfredo Ntumba – Environews (D.R.Congo)
In Kinshasa, DR Congo, Alfredo Ntumba works as a journalist covering the environment. He founded the news organization Environews RDC, which covers environmental, climate change, and sustainable development topics. See his stories from the Bali convention.
Ratsirahonana Tiasoa Samantha – Brook News (Madagascar)
Samantha is a print journalist based in Madagascar and the founder of Book News Madagascar. Check out her GPDRR reports from Bali.