12th Civil Defence World Conference - address by Sálvano Briceño, Director, UNISDR

Indeed, we have learnt a number of lessons from the experiences gained during the Decade. We have come to appreciate, for example, that long-term action and commitment are necessary to promote a culture of disaster prevention on a sustained basis; and that concrete actions need to be adopted to ensure the integration of disaster reduction into the overall approach towards sustainable development.
The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 was adopted at the World Conference in Sendai, Japan The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 was adopted at the World Conference in Sendai, Japan.
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