Sendai FrameworkWords Into Action

Implementation guide for civil society, volunteers, organized voluntary work & community-based organizations

This guide series will focus on civil society and community stakeholder engagement. The first guide will identify steps that national and local governments can take to systematically engage civil society and community-based organizations and sustain their involvement. The second guide will share experiences and good practices on the engagement of children and youth in the work of platforms and similar coordinating bodies. It will also provide insights on the do’s and dont’s in engaging children and youth in various aspects of disaster risk reduction.

2 Topics - see below

Concept note - Topic 1

 
 
 
 
  • While States have the overall responsibility for reducing disaster risk, it is a shared responsibility between Governments and relevant stakeholders. The Sendai Framework recognizes that non-state stakeholders play an important role as enablers in providing support to States.

    Contact: Glenn Dolcemascolo (dolcemascolo@un.org)

    View concept note and contact details [PDF]

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Concept note - Topic 2

 
 
 
 
  • The Sendai Framework recognizes children and youth as agents of change who should be given the space and modalities to contribute to disaster risk reduction implementation, in accordance with legislation, national practice and educational curricula.

    Contact: Christel Rose (rosec@un.org) and Dave Zervaas (zervaas@un.org)

    View concept note and contact details [PDF]

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