Sendai Framework

Government announcements and voluntary commitments

The Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction,

1. Welcomes the stakeholders’ expression of voluntary commitments to reduce disaster risk.
2. Invites further expressions of voluntary commitments and the creation of partnerships to implement the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.

Stakeholders' voluntary commitments

Government announcements
Voluntary commitments

Government announcements

Government announcements and special initiatives include both national and local governments, and parliamentarians, and complement the official government statements made at the Open-ended Intergovernmental Preparatory Committee meetings and the WCDRR.

Government Type Goal Scope Title
Afghanistan Central Government Goal 2 - Risk reduction National Risk assessment and mitigation for localized disasters in context of mountain community
Armenia Central Government Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience National Information and Communication for Effective DRR
Belarus Central Government Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience National Contribution to establishing the research and scientific platforms for the development and implementation of innovative solutions in the field of disaster risk reduction, and to foster public partnerships.
Bulgaria Central Government Goal 2 - Risk reduction National Voluntary Commitment of the Republic of Bulgaria
Cameroon Central Government Goal 2 - Risk reduction Global Civil Defense as a Millenium Goal for Development
Cameroon Local Government Goal 2 - Risk reduction Local Programme d'actions de Yaoundé 6 - Cameroun
Colombia Local Government Goal 1 - Risk prevention Regional Sistema De Alertas Tempranas -Siata- (Early Warning System)
Côte d'Ivoire Central Government Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience National National Plateforme for Disaster Reduction
Croatia Central Government Goal 2 - Risk reduction National Croatian plans to integrate disaster risk reduction measures
France Central Government Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Global French commitments
Latvia Central Government Goal 2 - Risk reduction Regional Council Conclusions on needs of persons with disabilities throughout disaster management cycle
Nepal Central Government Goal 2 - Risk reduction National Local Disaster Reduction Management Plan
Nepal Central Government Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience National National initiation to make the community resilience in Nepal
Netherlands, the Central Government Goal 1 - Risk prevention National Commitment on behalf of the Government of the Netherlands towards the implementation of the post 2015 DRR framework for action
Serbia Central Government Goal 2 - Risk reduction National Serbian commitment to DRR
Slovenia Central Government Goal 1 - Risk prevention National Government of Slovenia
Sri Lanka Local Government Goal 2 - Risk reduction National Tsunami risk reduction in Galle
Tajikistan Central Government Goal 1 - Risk prevention National National Platform of DRR
Turkey Central Government Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Global Safe schools leaders called for worldwide initiative for safe schools by Turkey
Turkmenistan Central Government Goal 1 - Risk prevention National National Strategy on Climate Change
Turkmenistan Central Government Goal 1 - Risk prevention Regional Regional Centre for technologies related to climate change

Voluntary commitments from other stakeholders

Voluntary commitments from other stakeholders can be made by all other actors such as private sector, NGOs, local communities, science organizations, etc.

Commitments with clear deliverables relevant to disaster risk reduction will be posted below.

Organization Goal Scope Title
abu, Abu, Arab States Broadcasting Union and Africa Union of Broadcasting. Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Regional ELEMENTS for VOLUNTARY COMMITMENTS ofMedia Stakeholders’ GroupsEBU ABU ASBU and AUB UARThird UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction
AbzeSolar S.A., as an UNISDR Private Sector Advisory Group and Energy Focal Point and PSP member Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Regional Implementing the “MAMA-LIGHT Initiative for Sustainable Energy” in the UEMOA region: train 5000 women and young people in each of the 8 countries to sell, install and maintain solar equipment and to build a more resilient environment
ADRRN ( ASIAN DISASTER REDUCTION AND RESPONSE NETWORK) Goal 1 - Risk prevention Regional PROMOTE AND DEVELOP CAPACITY OF NATIONAL AND LOCAL CSOs IN ASIA PACIFIC
Ageing and Disability Task Force pakistan Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience National Establishing master trainers pool on disability inclusive disaster risk reduction and building capacity of 100key drr actors in Pakistan
ASFE (Association pour la Solidarité des Forestiers et Environnementalistes Goal 1 - Risk prevention National Prevention des catastrrophes naturelles dans l'estuaire du Wouri au Cameoun
Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Regional Asia-Europe Foundation’s Commitment to Strengthening Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Member States’ Capacity Building on Risk Communications for Public Health Emergencies
Asia-Pacific Stakeholder Group on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in Disaster Risk Management and Regional Resilience Building Goal 2 - Risk reduction Regional To support related actions in HFA2 implementation by providing guidance, strengthening capacities and monitoring progress against agreed deliverables - Piloting Sex Disaggregated data
Asian Advisory Group of Parliamentarians for DRR Goal 1 - Risk prevention Regional Parliamentarians’ Statement for the 6th Asia Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction
ASIAN DISASTER REDUCTION AND RESPONSE NETWORK (ADRRN) Goal 2 - Risk reduction Regional Promotion of Traditional Knowledge
ASIAN DISASTER REDUCTION AND RESPONSE NETWORK (ADRRN) Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Regional Promote quality and accountability in development
Asonbomd Goal 1 - Risk prevention Global Brigadas Infantiles ASONBOMD
Bahumukhi Unnayan Society Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Local Adaptation to affects of disaster being created by climate change in the southern coastal belt region of Bangladesh which is most vulnerable to natural disasters
Business and Industry Major Group Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Global Voluntary Commitment by UNISDR Private Sector Partnership, representing Business and Industry Major Group
Business Innovation Research Development Goal 2 - Risk reduction Local Risk complexity and disaster management: A review of Uttarakhand disaster in Himalaya Mountain (June 16, 2013). The root cause i.e. the risk source of the disaster has not been addressed properly, if not ignored or neglected. A strategy scenario based on
Cabo Verde Red Cross Goal 1 - Risk prevention National Cabo Verde Red Cross Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda of Prevent and Reducing Risks - Built and Strengthening Resilience
CANEUS (Canada-Europe-US-Asia-Africa) Organization Goal 1 - Risk prevention Global New Global Framework for Sharing of Space Technology and Data Standards to Serve Nation’s Disaster Management Needs: Bridging the "Gap" between the "haves" and "have-nots"
Care Society Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience National Create a pool of Trainers on Disability Inclusive DRR
CENTER FOR URBAN DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND RESILIENCE Goal 2 - Risk reduction Global Undertake research and practices and form partnerships that will advance risk reduction and resilience building in urban areas
Centre International de Droit Comparé de l'Environnement - CIDCE Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Global Recommendations on human rights and medical management in nuclear disasters
Children, Youth, Child-centered Organizations in Asia Goal 2 - Risk reduction Regional Statement of Voluntary Commitments of the Children, Youth and Child-centered Organizations in Asia for the 6th Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction.
Comite de Emergencia Local,Monjaras,Marcovia Choluteca,Honduras,Centroamerica Goal 2 - Risk reduction Local "Actuando desde la Primera Línea en la implementación y monitoreo del nuevo Marco Global de RRD"
Corporate Volunteer Network Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience National Corporate Volunteer Network
Disability-incluive DRR Network, The Nippon Foundation, Rehabilitation International Group for Asia-Pacific Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Regional Individuals and groups concerned with disability, Asia-Pacific.Represented by: Disability-inclusive DRR Network (DiDRRN) www.didrrn.net Nippon Foundation www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/en/ Rehabilitation International www.riglobal.org
Disability-inclusive DRR Network Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Regional Statement of Voluntary Commitments of organizations working on Disability-inclusion for the 6th Asia Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction: The Disability-inclusive DRR network (DiDRRN) Rehabilitation International The Nippon Foundation
Disability-inclusive DRR network Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Regional Statement of Voluntary Commitments of organizations working on Disability-inclusion for the 6th Asia Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction: The Disability-inclusive DRR Network Rehabilitation International The Nippon Foundation
Disability-inclusive DRR Network (DIDRRN) Goal 2 - Risk reduction Regional Statement of Voluntary Commitments of organizations working on Disability-inclusion for the 6th Asia Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction: The Disability-inclusive DRR network (DiDRRN) Rehabilitation International The Nippon Foundation
Education and Training Thematic Group Goal 1 - Risk prevention Regional Education and Training Thematic Group in Central Asia and South Caucasus
ENHANCE Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Regional Enhancing Risk Management Partnerships For Catastrophic Natural Hazards in Europe
Environment and Child Concern Organization-Nepal (ECO-Nepal) Goal 1 - Risk prevention National Mainstream DRR into sectoral development planning and implementation process at national to local level
GEM Foundation Goal 1 - Risk prevention Global GEM Foundation’s commitment to understanding risk and increasing resilience to earthquakes
Give2Asia & the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Local Support for Disaster Preparedness & Resiliency in Asia
Global Fire Monitoring Center (GFMC) Goal 1 - Risk prevention Global International Wildfire Preparedness Mechanism (IWPM)
Global Risk Forum GRF Davos Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Global International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC
Global Risk Forum GRF Davos Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Global Planet@Risk "Sharing practical know-how for improved risk management" eJournal
Humanitarian Affairs Asia Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Regional Leadership in Social Change
IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Global Symposium on Humanitarian Robotics Roadmap for Safety, Security and Rescue to Strengthen Resilience
International Association of Applied Psychology Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Global A Model Programme for Psychosocial Resilience-Building and Wellbeing for Youth Worldwide in Disaster Risk Reduction and Recovery
International Consortium on Landslides on behalf of a Partnership Goal 2 - Risk reduction Global ISDR-ICL Sendai partnerships 2015-2025 for global promotion of understanding and reducing landslide disaster risk
International Council for Science on behalf of Scientific and Technological Communities Major group Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Global International partnership to mobilize science for action on DRR and resilience building
International Federation of Medical Students´ Associations Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Global Creating resilient health care system and protecting humanitarian action
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Global “One Billion Coalition for Resilience”
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Regional Statement of Voluntary Commitments of International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Stakeholder Group for the 6th Asia Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction, 22- 26 June 2014, Bangkok, Thailand
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies Goal 2 - Risk reduction Regional Statement of Voluntary Commitments of International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Stakeholder Group for the 6th Asia Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction 22- 26 June 2014Bangkok, Thailand
International Group for Wind-Related Disaster Risk Reduction Goal 2 - Risk reduction Global Wind-Related Disaster Risk Reduction
International Recovery Platform Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Global Voluntary commitment on recovery and reconstruction
INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF CITY AND REGIONAL PLANNERS (ISOCARP) Goal 2 - Risk reduction Global Promote the Integration of Hazard, Risk and Climate Change Information into City and Regional Planning
International Steering Committee for Global Mapping (ISCGM) Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Global Launching of a web portal of urban hazard maps of major cities in the world to monitor the progress of their development
Japan CSO Coalition for 2015WCDRR (JCC2015) Goal 2 - Risk reduction Regional Community based DRR approach to nuclear emergencies
Krisoker Sor (Farmers' Voice) Goal 1 - Risk prevention Local Commitments to HFA2 from a local community in Bangladesh
Lyseconcept Goal 1 - Risk prevention Global L'Assainissement Biologique : Une solution globale, définitive, écologique, économique, biologique et productive The Biological Cleansing: A comprehensive solution, final, ecological, economic, biological and productive
MARS Practitioners Network - VERVE Volunteer Program Goal 2 - Risk reduction National Strengthening Disaster and Climate Risk Prevention and Reduction (DCRPR) programs of 4-8 organisations in Governments, local NGOs and Private sector in Myanmar through technical support by national and regional volunteers
MARS Practitioners Network, India - VERVE Volunteers Program Goal 2 - Risk reduction National Strengthening Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) programs of 4-6 SDMAs and DDMAs, and enhancing linkages with state climate action plans through technical support
Miyagi Jo-Net Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Local Seniors Working together with local government and municipality on disaster mitigation and resilience
Network of Rural Women Producers Trinidad and Tobago Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience National Educational Awareness for Rural Women and girls, in rural Communities
Nigerian Red Cross Society Goal 2 - Risk reduction Global prevention of disater risk
Oasis Loss modelling Framework Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Global A portal for the distillation and dissemination of environmental data.
Observatoire National des Risques Naturels (ONRN) Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience National A PPP platform for risk data sharing and participative governance: the French National Observatory for Natural Risks (ONRN)
Observatoire Volcanologique de Goma Goal 1 - Risk prevention Regional Program of communication and education on reducing volcanic risk in the Virunga
Pan African Institute for Development - West Africa Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Regional A Partner for Concerted, Decent and Sustainable Development
Paryavran Pratham Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Regional Disasters: Preparedness & Planning leading to Safe, Resilient and Happy communities.
Peace Boat Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience National Peace Boat Fukushima Youth Ambassadors
Peace Boat Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Global Fukushima Awareness Raising Campaign
Peace Boat Disaster Relief Volunteer Center Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Global Resilient Cities Campaign Awareness & DRR Leadership Building
Peace Boat Disaster Relief Volunteer Center (PBV) Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience National Disaster Relief Volunteer Training Program
Peace Boat Disaster Relief Volunter Center Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Global International Disaster Relief Response - Peace Boat Disaster Relief Volunter Center
Peace Boat Disaster Relief Volunter Center Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience National Community Emergency Aid Capacity Building Project
Peace Boat Disaster Relief Volunter Center & World Cares Center Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Global Mutual Disaster Assistance Partnership
Peace Boat Disaster Relief Volunter Centre (PBV) Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience National Household Disaster Preparedness Planning Workshop
RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience National Building disaster resilience through improved flood rescue capacity in middle and low income countries
Saferworld Communications Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Global Telling stories to spark positive change
Saritsa Foundation (Saritsa Charity Trust) Goal 2 - Risk reduction National Putting disaster risk reduction within reach of women, girls, persons with disability and older people who form more than half of the population of the world - Saritsa Foundation India Way !!
Sasrai-Movement Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Global Sasrai-Movement for Environment
SCHEEL CONSULTING Company, Switzerland Goal 1 - Risk prevention Global Prevention of Tsunami and Flooding Catastrophes by Novel Submerged Barrier built by Novel Efficient Submarine Architecture and Technology
SEEDS Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience National Fostering leadership amongst children,youth and urban local city representatives for building disaster and climate resilience at local level
Society of Fire and Disaster Emergency Community Conflict Agency Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience National Youth In Disaster Risk Reduction And Environmental Preparedness Resilience Ambassadors
Stakeholder Group on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in Disaster Risk Management and Regional Resilience Building Goal 1 - Risk prevention Regional Statement of Voluntary Commitments of Asia-Pacific Stakeholder Group on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in Disaster Risk Management and Regional Resilience Building for the 6th Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction
Swiss and German affiliate of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW) Goal 1 - Risk prevention Global Medical Risks posed by a severe Nuclear Power Plant Accident
The ACT Alliance Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Global Raising DRR awareness through faith-based organisations
The International Association for Wind Engineering Goal 2 - Risk reduction Global Best solution for structutal and environmental wind-related issues
UNISDR’s Disaster Risk Reduction Private Sector Partnership (DRR-PSP) Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Global Voluntary Commitment by UNISDR’s Disaster Risk Reduction Private Sector Partnership (DRR-PSP)
World Vision International Goal 2 - Risk reduction Global Committing to Child-Centred Disaster Risk Reduction: An Opportunity at the World Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction
Youth Beyond Disasters Goal 3 - Strengthening resilience Global Youth taking action on DRR
Zimbabwe Project Trust Goal 2 - Risk reduction Local Insiza Food and Income Security Project