Consul Cunanan Announces Disaster Risk Management Conference in Tbilisi

img_8681At a press conference during the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP22) in Marrakech, Morocco, Honorary Georgian Consul Thelmo Cunanan announced that he and his partner-stakeholders will be holding the Georgian Disaster Risk Management Conference (GDRMC) in Tbilisi in May 2017. Others involved in the project include the West Point Society of Georgia composed of all Georgian graduates of the United States Military Academy, Caucasus University, and Tbilisi City Hall. One of the themes of COP22 was sustainable development and the need to prepare for the effects of Climate Change. In June 2015, Tbilisi, the capital of Georgiam was hit by a devastating flood that caused widespread damage to several parts of the city, resulting in loss of lives and property.

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