St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF)
20-22 June 2013, St Petersbourg
Invited by the
Ministry of Civil Defense, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters (EMERCOM) of the Russian Federation, the EUR-OPA Agreement participated in the panel discussion "The Economics of Managing Major Catastrophes" at St Petersburg International Economic Forum 2013 (20-22 June).
The discussion, moderated by
Margareta Wahlstrom (United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction) and with the participation of
(Minister of EMERCOM Russia) and top level managers of
private companies, focused on the increasing economic implications of major disasters and the ways that both public and private decision makers can contribute to the societiesí resilience through adequate coordinated actions.
of the Panel Session