The 4th resilience dialogue - Disaster and climate resilience in the post-2015 development framework

Meeting or Conference
European Union (EU); Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the (GFDRR); Japan - government; United States Agency for International Development (USAID); World Bank, the (WB)
15 Apr 2013
United States of America (Washington, DC)
The World Bank

Disasters and climate risks were not addressed as part of the original framework of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). However, the painful experience of the past years has shown that resilience is a necessary ingredient for the achievement of poverty reduction and sustainable development goals, and should therefore be integrated in the development framework that will replace the MDGs. At the 2013 WBG-IMF Spring Meetings, the European Union, the Government of Japan, USAID, and the World Bank/GFDRR are hosting this fourth round of the Resilience Dialogue series to explore how disaster and climate resilience can feature in the post-2015 development framework. The Resilience Dialogue series was launched at the 2011 WBG-IMF Annual Meetings, when major development and humanitarian partners agreed to institutionalize a series of events on the margins of the WBG-IMF Annual and Spring Meetings to monitor progress on the resilience agenda. Speakers Mahmoud Mohieldin President's Special Envoy on MDGs and Financial Development, World Bank Group Mitsuhiro Furusawa Vice Minister of Finance for International Affairs, Japan Andris Piebalgs @APiebalgsEU Development Commissioner, European Commission Luis Miguel CastillaRubio Minister of the Economy and Finance, Peru Helen Clark @HelenClarkUNDP Administrator, UNDP Rachel Kyte @rkyte365 Vice President for Sustainable Development, World Bank Nancy Lindborg @nancylindborg Assistant Administrator for the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance, USAID For more information about the Resilience Dialogue series, please visit

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