We coordinate

We Coordinate

We coordinate international efforts in DRR and guide, monitor as well as report regularly on the progress of the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, following the Hyogo Framework for Action. We organize a biennial Global Platform on disaster risk reduction with leaders and decision makers to advance risk reduction policies and support the establishment of regional, national and thematic platforms.

Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 was adopted by UN Member States on 18 March 2015 at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. The Sendai Framework is the first major agreement of the Post-2015 development agenda, with seven targets and four priorities for action.

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Hyogo Framework for Action

The Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) is the international framework for strengthening and building international cooperation to ensure that disaster risk reduction be used as a foundation for sound national and international development agendas, for the period 2005-2015.


Regional Platforms

Regional platforms are multi-stakeholder forums that reflect the commitment of governments to improve coordination and implementation of disaster risk reduction activities while linking to international and national efforts.

National Platforms

National Platforms are nationally owned and led multi-stakeholder forum or committee working on disaster risk reduction. They reflect the commitment of its government to implement national and local disaster risk reduction activities while linking up to international efforts.


Post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

UNISDR is facilitating the process of developing a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction. This process will culminate at the World Conference on Disaster Risk in March 2015 in Sendai, Japan.

The World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

The UN General Assembly convened at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan to review the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action and adopt a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction.


Disaster Risk Reduction in the United Nations

UNISDR is working through the UN Development Group (UNDG) to anchor the commitments made in the UN Plan of Action on DRR in the guidance, capacity building and monitoring of the UN development work in countries.

The Global Platform for DRR

The world's foremost gathering on reducing disaster risk and building the resilience of communities and nations. The Fourth Session of the Global Platform took place in May 2013 in Geneva, Switzerland.

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