Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction – Success or Warning Sign for Paris?
14 Pages Posted: 27 Jul 2015
Date Written: July 27, 2015
In March 2015, a new international blueprint for disaster risk reduction (DRR) has been adopted in Sendai, Japan, at the end of the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR, March 14-18, 2015). We review and discuss the agreed commitments and targets, as well as the negotiation leading the Sendai Framework for DRR (SFDRR) and discuss briefly its implication for the later UN-led negotiations on sustainable development goals and climate change.
Keywords: Disaster Risk, World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction
JEL Classification: Q5, Q54
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