SESRIC


Arab Region Meeting on the Implementation of Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction
 
Date : 08-10 November 2015 Venue : Cairo Egypt

SESRIC participated in the Arab Region Meeting on the Implementation of Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction which was held on 8-10 November 2015 in Cairo, Egypt. The objective of the meeting was to elaborate a regional road map for the implementation of Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 in the Arab Region. The meeting was able to achieve the following:

  • The outcomes of the 3rd United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, including Sendai Framework and its priorities, were shared, acknowledged and discussed with regional stakeholders;
  • The Arab Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction 2020 was reviewed and discussed in light of Sendai's outcomes and other commitments declared in two consecutive Arab Conferences for DRR in 2013 and 2014;
  • Monitoring mechanism for disaster risk reduction in the Arab region was discussed and elaborated in view of Sendai Framework targets and proposed indicators as well as the SDGs monitoring plans in the Arab region;
  • The Arab Region Science and Technical Advisory Group on DRR was launched;
  • The Making Cities Resilient campaign was re-introduced with improved tools and proposed local indicators to measure progress on disaster risk reduction.
  • Champion of “Local Knowledge for Life”, the theme of 2015 International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, was celebrated