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The Hyogo Framework for Action (2005-2015) observes that "disaster risk reduction is a cross-cutting issue in the context of sustainable development and therefore an important element for the achievement of internationally agreed development goals, including those contained in the Millennium Declaration."



Total number of documents: 61

Arab sustainable development report: prototype edition - technical summary 2015
Source(s): LAS; UN-ESCWA; UNEP
Publication date: 2015
Number of pages: 46 p.

This technical summary of the Arab Sustainable Development Report aims to provide an abridged overview of key points and recommendations drawn from the full report, focusing on: (i) the science-policy...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=45335


Child-centred adaptation: realising children's rights in a changing climate
Source(s): CCC
Publication date: 2015
Number of pages: 28 p.

This report argues that children should be a focus of efforts to address climate change and play an active part in the decisions that shape their present and future. The report calls on governments to...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=46954


Climate change in an ageing world - position paper
Source(s): HAI
Publication date: 2015
Number of pages: 12 p.

This paper outlines the impacts of climate change which are currently being experienced as evidenced by the IPCC. The paper identifies the current and future implications of this for older people, inc...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=47086


Disaster risk reduction and resilience in the 2030 agenda for sustainable development
Source(s): UNISDR NY
Publication date: 2015
Number of pages: 21 p.

This reflection paper is a contribution by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and examines the links between disaster risk reduction and development in the context of 2030 ...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=46052


Disaster risk reduction in sustainable development documents
Source(s): UNISDR
Publication date: 2015
Number of pages: 10 p.

This document presents a compilation of verbatim references to disaster risk reduction in the following outcome documents on sustainable development: Report of the Open Working Group of the Gene...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=42613


Disaster risk reduction in the post-2015 development agenda - 'Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development'
Source(s): UNISDR
Publication date: 2015
Number of pages: 2 p.

This UNISDR position paper reviews the 'Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development' outcome document from the disaster risk reduction perspective. It notes that the outcome do...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=45417


Financing the sustainable development goals: the critical role of risk and resilience
Source(s): Switzerland - gov; UNDP
Publication date: 2015
Number of pages: 4 p.

This document highlights the critical need to appreciate the role that shocks and stresses play in development, and the role of risk and resilience considerations in all forms of finance - public and ...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=45718


Food in an uncertain future: the impacts of climate change on food security and nutrition in the Middle East and North Africa
Source(s): ODI; WFP
Publication date: 2015
Number of pages: 60 p.

This report sets out the risks to food security in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) from climate change, and how these vulnerabilities interact with other key trends and sources of risk, includ...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=46974


From ambition to execution: policies in support of Sustainable Development Goals
Source(s): IMF
Publication date: 2015
Number of pages: 36 p.

IMF Staff Discussion Note, September 2015, SDN/15/18: This paper examines selected policy issues of importance for achieving individual SDGs, drawing on recent analytical work conducted at the IMF. T...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=45976


Global sustainable development report, 2015 edition
Source(s): UN
Publication date: 2015
Number of pages: 202 p.

This year’s Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR) - building upon the 2014 Prototype report - responds to the Rio+20 mandate to contribute to strengthening the science-policy interface for su...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=45015


Leaving no one behind: internal displacement and the 2030 agenda for sustainable development
Source(s): IDMC; NRC
Publication date: 2015
Number of pages: 6 p.

As UN member states adopt the new global Sustainable Development Goals, IDMC sets out in this briefing paper why internal displacement is a development concern, and how particular attention to interna...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=45943


MDG Gap Task Force report 2015: taking stock of the global partnership for development
Source(s): UN DESA
Publication date: 2015
Number of pages: 92 p.

This report takes stock of recent achievements and gaps in the implementation of Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 8. As has been reported throughout the monitoring process undertaken by the more than...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=45842


MDG report 2015: assessing progress in Africa toward the Millennium Development Goals
Source(s): AfDB; AU; UNECA; UNDP
Publication date: 2015
Number of pages: 112 p.

This report presents innovative policies and progammes which countries have adopted to accelerate progress on the MDGs. The aim is to help document policy innovations for SDG implementation, but also ...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=45969


The farms of change: African smallholders responding to an uncertain climate future
Source(s): A4I
Publication date: 2015
Number of pages: 44 p.

The report calls for donors and government to boost investment in climate change resilience, to avoid problems that would have catastrophic results on African development such as major food shortages,...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=45916


The impact of climate change on the achievement of the post-2015 sustainable development goals
Source(s): CDKN; HR Wallingford; Metroeconomica
Publication date: 2015
Number of pages: 84 p.

This report aims to provide decision-makers and negotiators for COP21 with a better understanding, and quantitative evidence where possible, of the implications of the outcome of the climate agreement...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=44402


The impact of climate change on the achievement of the post-2015 sustainable development goals: policy brief
Source(s): CDKN
Publication date: 2015
Number of pages: 8 p.

This policy brief explores the relationship between the level of ambition in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the level of ambition in the global climate agreement. The brief aims to provi...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=45063


The state of city climate finance 2015
Source(s): UNFCCC
Publication date: 2015
Number of pages: 68 p.

The first annual publication by the Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance which identifies the gap between the current levels of investment in low-emission, climate resilient urban infrastructure...

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The triple dividend of resilience: realising development goals through the multiple benefits of disaster risk management
Source(s): GFDRR; ODI; WB
Publication date: 2015
Number of pages: 34 p.

This report provides evidence for three types of benefits – or dividends of resilience – that DRM investments can yield: (i) Avoiding losses when disasters strike; (ii) Stimulating economi...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=47066


The value of land: prosperous lands and positive rewards through sustainable land management
Source(s): ELD
Publication date: 2015
Number of pages: 170 p.

The 2015 ELD study quantifies the costs of land degradation and sets out a universal approach for quantifying the economic benefits of sustainable land management. It aims to enable decision makers to...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=45920


Transforming our world: the 2030 agenda for sustainable development
Source(s): UN
Publication date: 2015
Number of pages: 29 p.

This document includes 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 global targets, and describes itself as a transformative plan of action for people, planet and prosperity that all countries and ...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=45418


Water for development: charting a water wise path
Source(s): SIWI
Publication date: 2015

This report - prepared as input to the World Water Week 2015, the world’s most important annual meeting for water and development issues - tackles the issue of water for development and takes stock ...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=45945


2015 and beyond: action for a just, gender-equitable and sustainable future
Source(s): CI
Publication date: 2014
Number of pages: 9 p.

This briefing paper outlines CARE’s recommendations for promoting gender-equitable and sustainable development in the face of climate change for the ongoing 2015 policy processes, including the Sust...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=41657


Disaster resilience for sustainable development: draft post-2015 DRR framework
Source(s): ODI
Publication date: 2014
Number of pages: 2 p.

This 2-pager highlights an alternative way of organising the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction, along sector-based lines, and reiterates three strategies for pursuing effective disaster ...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=40992


Disaster risk reduction makes development sustainable: a call for action
Source(s): GFDRR; Oxfam Intl; UNICEF; UNDP
Publication date: 2014
Number of pages: 6 p.

This brochure features the devastating impacts of disasters, their effects on development and the rising price of disasters and climate risk. It then introduces disaster risk reduction as a significan...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=36131


Introduction to the proposal of the Open Working Group for Sustainable Development Goals
Source(s): UN DESA
Publication date: 2014
Number of pages: 24 p.

This document proposes a set of sustainable development goals (SDGs) for consideration and appropriate action by the General Assembly at its 68th session. It contains several targets related to disast...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=38604


Making the SDGs sustainable and resilient: disasters and resilience in the zero draft
Source(s): CA; GNDR; Islamic Relief Worldwide; MARSD; Oxfam Intl; Plan Intl; WSPA; WVI
Publication date: 2014
Number of pages: 4 p.

This short lobby brief reflects on the combination and coverage of disasters and resilience targets across the goal framework, in order to ensure the right balance of policy outcomes to build resilien...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=37775


Policy brief: Making the SDGs sustainable and resilient - Disasters and resilience in the outcome document of the Open Working Group
Source(s): CA; Islamic Relief Worldwide; Oxfam GB
Publication date: 2014
Number of pages: 4 p.

This short brief analyses the outcome of the Open Working Group on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from the perspective of disaster risk reduction (DRR) and resilience. It describes key targe...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=38777


Sustaining lives and livelihoods in the face of disasters: ACT Alliance key asks on the post-2015 framework on disaster risk reduction
Source(s): ACT
Publication date: 2014
Number of pages: 8 p.

This paper calls for the post-2015 framework on disaster risk reduction to seek to reduce disaster risks globally by building on the understanding of the realities of people affected by past disasters...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=41656


Options for integrating climate change considerations into the post-2015 development framework: discussion paper
Source(s): BOND
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 11 p.

This paper addresses the post-2015 development framework and the need to make climate action in all countries happen without further delay and to support poor people to respond to climate impacts they...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=36153


Regional issues in disaster risk reduction, including those related to climate change adaptation, and policies related to mainstreaming disaster risk reduction into socio‐economic development planning
Source(s): ESCAP
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 13 p.

The document explores the issues related to disaster risk reduction and climate change implications for development in Asia and the Pacific. It discusses options for integrating disaster risk reductio...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=36150


UN system task team on the post-2015 development agenda: building resilience to disasters through partnerships
Source(s): IOM; ITU; OHCHR; UNESCO; UNEP; UNISDR NY; UNFPA; WMO
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 13 p.

This is the second Thematic Think Piece on Disaster Risk and Resilience developed by UN entities to support discussions on the post-2015 development agenda. The paper outlines the modus operandi of th...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=30374


Coherent action by the UN System to reduce disaster risk and build resilience
Source(s): UNISDR
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 3 p.

This background note describes areas of work for the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) to enhance the focus on disaster risk reduction and resilience across the UN system. It details UNIS...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=30004


Disaster risk reduction: a fundamental element of building resilience
Source(s): VOICE
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 2 p.

This position paper highlights the importance of disaster risk reduction (DRR) for building resilience and was launched to mark the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) 2012. Building on a ...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=29119


Future of monitoring and evaluation in humanitarian sector: possible list for discussion
Source(s): AIDMI
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 4 p.

This document lists five areas to support the system wide discussion around the future of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) in the humanitarian sector, including disaster risk reduction and climate chan...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=29945


Options for including disaster resilience in post-2015 development goals
Source(s): ODI
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 12 p.

This Background Note discusses potential indicators and targets for including a specific goal on disaster resilience in the post-2015 development framework, as well as considering the opportunities fo...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=28922


Realizing the future we want for all: report to the Secretary-General
Source(s): UN DESA; UNDP
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 52 p.

This report addresses the challenge to reach a consensus on the contours of an agenda that adequately identifies the development needs of present and future generations, and is capable of crystallizin...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=27457


Global assessment report on disaster risk reduction (2011)
Source(s): UNISDR
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 178 p.

Revealing risk, redefining development: The 2011 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction - revealing risk, redefining development - contributes to achieving the Hyogo Framework of Actio...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=19846


Improving the odds of achieving the MDGs: global monitoring report 2011
Source(s): WB
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 177 p.

This report addresses the role of the World Bank Group on climate change and natural disasters. The WBG is helping countries address climate change through projects and partnerships and natural disast...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=23525


MDG Gap Task Force report 2011: The global partnership for development - Time to deliver
Source(s): UN DESA
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 78 p.

The report monitors the progress made in achieving the targets of Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 8. It recognises the urgent need to reduce the risk of disasters caused by natural hazards and the p...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=22124


The Millennium Development Goals report 2011
Source(s): UN; UN DESA
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 67 p.

The MDG Report 2011 highlights where progress is being made and where stronger efforts are urgently needed to meet each of the eight Goals. The report presents the latest statistics on each of the Goa...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=20737


2009 synthesis of Resident Coordinator annual reports
Source(s): UNDG
Publication date: 2010
Number of pages: 140 p.

This document describes some of the critical ongoing work of the United Nations development system to support countries meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and their own national developme...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=18060


Accelerating progress on the MDGs country priorities for improving performance
Source(s): IDS
Publication date: 2010
Number of pages: 18 p.

This report is about learning from country experience in implementing the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). It advances a set of performance priorities that are clearly identified from global devel...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=15382


Advocacy kit for parliamentarians: disaster risk reduction - an instrument for achieving the Millennium Development Goals
Source(s): UNISDR
Publication date: 2010
Number of pages: 47 p.

This handbook aims to assist members of parliament to oversee national progress and investments made towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals in their country, using disaster risk reduction....

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=15711


Disaster proofing the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
Source(s): ADPC; EndPoverty 2015
Publication date: 2010
Number of pages: 12 p.

Enhancing resilience and accelerating achievements of MDGs and HFA implementation in Asia and the Pacific region by 2015: This brochure clearly shows how disaster can set back each of the Millenni...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=16098


Green recovery and reconstruction training toolkit for humanitarian aid (GRRT)
Source(s): American Red Cross; WWF
Publication date: 2010
Number of pages: The complete document is scheduled for general release in November 2010.

Rebuilding stronger, safer, environmentally sustainable communities after disasters: The GRRT toolkit provides a step-by-step guide for the task of rebuilding communities to be more environmentally...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=16629


Local development and MDGs: what role for local governments?
Source(s): UNCDF
Publication date: 2010
Number of pages: 19 p.

Localizing the MDGs: This paper aims to outline the key policy issues that underlie the debate over local development and the role that local governments can play in accelerating progress towards ...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=15698


Science and innovation for development
Source(s): UKCDS
Publication date: 2010
Number of pages: 380 p.

This book demonstrates how science and innovation can be harnessed to tackle today’s biggest challenges in poor countries. Its scope includes: (i) the impact of climate change and other future threa...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=13555


The Millennium Development Goals report 2010
Source(s): UN; UN DESA
Publication date: 2010
Number of pages: 76 p.

This report shows how much progress has been made on concrete strategies and actions to meet the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). It calls for investments in disaster risk reduction as provi...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=14598


The Regional Bureau's science support strategy 2010-2013: meeting society's needs with science-based solutions
Source(s): UNESCO Jakarta
Publication date: 2010
Number of pages: 16 p.

This strategy emphasizes the need to better understand the complex relationships between development and emerging challenges such as climate change, pollution, population growth and environmental degr...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=16141


Towards the UN MDG Review Summit 2010: CONCORD’s recommendations to the EU
Source(s): BOND; CONCORD
Publication date: 2010
Number of pages: 36 p.

This paper sets out what the European Union needs to deliver to achieve progress towards meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and addresses other pressing development challenges such as pe...

http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/publications/v.php?id=13488



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