This country is covered by UNDRR's Europe office.This risk profile is currently being updated with new data from the 2013 Global Risk Update.
National Platform, Hyogo Framework for Action
Ministry of Interior (Monaco)
Contact: LIEUTENANT-COLONEL, POINT FOCAL HFA
Phone: +377 93156000 0033678635965
Institutional Structure / National Platform Description
The platform has been officially registered to the Secretariat of the ISDR on the 3rd July 2009
- To provide a coordination’s mechanism among different partners in setting up a consultative process in order to disaster reduction
- To promote an integrated disaster risk reduction approach within development and construction programs
The National platform is composed of representatives of the following institutions:
- one representative of the Department of Interior (Ministry of Internal affairs);
- one representative of the Department of Facilities, Urban Planning and Environment (Ministry);
- one representative of the Department of Foreign Affairs (Ministry);
- one representative of HFA’s contact (UNISDR);
- one representative of the subcommittee specialized in the field of natural and technological hazards;
- one representative of the Scientific Center of Monaco.
The functioning of the status of the NP on DRR
The national platform is built around the focal point HFA (Hyogo Framework for Action). It includes members of the subcommittee that specializes in the field of natural and technological hazards created within the Technical Committee of Health, Safety and Environmental Protection (Sovereign Order No. 2214 of June 9, 2009 establishing and organization of the Technical Committee for Health, Safety and Environmental Protection), representatives of the Ministry Facilities, Urban Planning and Environment, Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. A member of the Scientific Center of Monaco also represents civil society, which is in charge to monitor these operations through the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO.
Operational practices will be defined during the first operational year of the national committee.
Activities and Achievements
- Activities yet to be clarified during the first year in the areas defined by the Hyogo framework for action:
- To identify and evaluate of natural risk ;
- To foster training and educational actions in regards to risks management;
- To foster international cooperation within UNISDR’s context;
- To foster cooperation between Europeans national platform network in the field of natural disaster risks reduction.
Challenges and Constraints
To set up a resilience to natural disasters.
HFA Progress Reports
- Monaco: National progress report on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action (2011-2013) 2013 | Ministry of Interior (Monaco)
- Monaco: National progress report on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action (2009-2011) 2010 | Département de l'Intérieur, Ministère d'Etat, Monaco - gov
- Monaco: National Report in preparation for WCDR (2004) 2004 | Ministry of Interior (Monaco)
Other Policy, Plans & Statements
Policy & Plans
Official Statements & Presentations
- Monaco: Statement made at the Preparatory Committee (PrepCom 2) of the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (2014) 2014 | Ministry of Interior (Monaco)
Other Development Reports
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UNDRR EuropeBouldevard du Régent 37 - 40
Phone: +32 22 902 588
Fax: +32 22 904 950
Partners Publications about Monaco
- Overview of National Platforms in Europe2014 | UNDRR ROE
- Implementing the Hyogo Framework for Action in Europe: advances and challenges 2009-20112011 | GFDRR; UNDRR ROE; EUR-OPA
- Working together in Europe and the Mediterranean for the prevention of disasters, preparedness and response: priorities of action2010 | COE; EUR-OPA