Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

Sendai framework: a tool to achieve the SDGs

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The Sendai Framework was the first of the post-2015 development instruments to be adopted in March 2015. It was followed by three other major intergovernmental agreements: the Addis Ababa Action Agenda on financing for development, adopted at a conference in Ethiopia in July 2015; Transforming our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, agreed at a summit in New York in September 2015; and the COP21 accord, which resulted from the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Paris in December 2015, and which is the successor to the Kyoto Protocol.

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Indicators and Terminology

Open-ended intergovernmental expert working group on indicators and terminology

Intergovernmental Expert Working Group

The first formal session of the open-ended intergovernmental expert working group on Indicators and terminology relating to disaster risk reduction took place in Geneva on 29-30 September, after an informal session on 28 September. Learn more...

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International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015

On the 50th anniversary of the devastating Florence floods, the Government of Italy and the City of Florence, in partnership with UNISDR, are organizing a High Level Forum gathering Ministers, Mayors, policymakers, local governments, the private sector, experts and partners from across the world with interests and engagement in local and urban resilience and disaster risk reduction. Participants in the 16-17 June event in Florence include UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. Learn more...


The UNISDR Science and Technology Conference on the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 was held on 27-29 January 2016 at the Geneva International Conference Center. UNISDR invites organisations, institutions, networks and platforms working on disaster risk reduction to join the Science and Technology Partnership and contribute to the implementation of the Road Map. Learn more...

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To contribute to the roadmap, please email us at [email protected]

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Uniting Nations, People and Action for Resilience

UN and DRR

Featured Organization: UNESCO

By operating at the interface between natural and social sciences, education, culture and communication, UNESCO plays a vital role in constructing a global culture of resilient communities. More about UNESCO...

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