Implementing the Sendai Framework through cross-sectoral collaboration – the Private Sector Alliance for Disaster Resilient Societies (ARISE)’s innovative approach to building resilience

24 May 2017
13:30 - 14:30
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UNISDR ARISE Private Sector Alliance for Disaster Resilient Societies
Aris Papadopoulos (
Participation: Public
Accessible: Yes
Primary floor language: English
Interpretation: No
ISL Interpretation: No
Live Broadcast: No
Remote Participation: No

ARISE, the UNISDR Private Sector Alliance for
Disaster Resilient Societies, works to make
disaster risk a fundamental aspect of business
planning. ARISE collaborates globally on
DRR and resilience and offers the go-to local
private sector platform for governments and
stakeholders in various countries. The session
will present tangible and impactful project
outcomes driving disaster risk-sensitive
investment and resilient business operations,
that are the result of between businesses,
governments, and other stakeholders. The
session will communicate key areas in which
the private sector’s expertise and experience
can make a difference, and factors that make
private sector-driven projects successful.