Sendai Framework

Background

As indicated in paragraph 50 of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, the WCDRR conference recommended that the UN General Assembly establish an open-ended intergovernmental expert working group, comprised of experts nominated by States, and supported by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), with involvement of relevant stakeholders, for the development of a set of possible indicators and terminology to measure global progress in the implementation of Sendai Framework in coherence with the work of the inter-agency and expert group on sustainable development indicators.

  • DOCUMENTS AND PUBLICATIONS

    A/RES/69/284 : Establishment of an open-ended intergovernmental expert working group on indicators and terminology relating to disaster risk reduction

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The working group will hold three formal sessions, at the United Nations Office at Geneva, including one session in 2015 and two sessions in 2016. The First Session (formal and informal) was held from 28-30 September 2016 and the Second Session (formal and informal) from 9-11 February 2016. The Third and final session will take place in mid-November 2016.

Agenda, calendar and programme of work of the Working Group

Provisional Calendar and Programme of Work (in English)
Provisional Agenda (in English)