International DRR Instruments

International DRR Instruments

​Switzerland is signatory to and has contributed to formulation of the international instruments  that guide nations gloabally on Disaster Risk Reduction:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030

 

 

 

On 18 March 2015, in Sendai, Japan representatives from 187 UN member States adopted the first major agreement of the Post-2015 development agenda, a far reaching new framework for disaster risk reduction.

The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction  outlines seven global targets to be achieved over the next 15 years and four priorities for action.

The Swiss delegation headed by Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter played a key role in the negotiation and adoption of the framework. The key elements of Switzerland's position on the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction have been included in the new framework

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Read here the statement  of Federal Councillort Didier Burkhalter

Read here the report on the high level meeting (SDC/UNDP) "Risk informed development"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015: Building the resilience of nations and communities to disaster

The WCDR was held from 18 to 22 January 2005 in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan, and adopted the present Framework for Action 2005-2015: Building the Resilience of Nations and Communities to Disasters. The Conference provided a unique opportunity to promote a strategic and systematic approach to reducing vulnerabilities and risks to hazards. It underscored the need for, and identified ways of, building the resilience of nations and communities to disasters.

 

The Hyogo Framework for Action addresses:

  1. Challenges posed by disasters
  2. The Yokohama Strategy: lessons learned and gaps identified
  3. WCDR: Objectives, expected outcome and strategic goald
  4. Five priorities for action
  5. Implementation and follow-up