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.
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: