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Rio plus 20 & Disaster Risk Reduction Documents Publications

Total number of documents: 29

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/go/30374


A resilient future: UNISDR and IOM statement on zero draft of the outcome document of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) 'The future we want'
Source(s): IOM; UNISDR NY
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 3 p.

This paper provides some comments from UNISDR and IOM on the zero draft based on lessons learned in implementation of the Hyogo Framework of Action (HFA): Building the Resilience of Nations and Commun...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/24884


A resilient future: UNISDR statement on zero draft of the outcome document of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) 'The future we want'
Source(s): UNISDR NY
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 2 p.

This paper presents UNISDR observations and suggestions for the zero draft based on lessons learned in implementation of the Hyogo Framework of Action 2005-2015 (HFA): Building the Resilience of Natio...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/24941


Boletín actualidad CRID, junio 2012
Source(s): CRID
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: online

In Spanish: Actualidad CRID de junio le informa sobre la fase piloto del CIIFEN como Centro Regional del Clima para el oeste de Sudamérica, además de otras noticias de proyectos y foros de discu...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/27281


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/go/30004


Evidence, monthly UNISDR newsletter: issue 09, June 2012
Source(s): UNISDR
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 4 p.

This monthly newsletter highlights UNISDR activities around the world. This issue reports on: (i) UN Secretary-General's Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction, Margareta Wahlström's mes...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/27282


If it’s not about social development, it’s not sustainable
Source(s): UNDP
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 2 p.

This brief presents UNDP's key message for Rio+20 on social development, and more specifically on social protection systems. It presents the UN Social Protection Floor initiative, which calls for the ...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/26920


One planet – one future: equity and resilience for sustainable development
Source(s): CI
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 27 p.

This report highlights how sustainable development solutions coming out of the Rio+20 Summit must fully address equity and resilience, gender equality, food security and climate change. As part of the...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/27275


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/go/28922


Proposal on sustainable development goals
Source(s): UNCSD
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 6 p.

This document provides a set of key messages and recommendations form the children and youth point of view on the the Conference on Sustainable Development (CSD) process to develop a post-2015 framewo...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/27293


Rio+20 and disaster risk reduction
Source(s): Australia - gov
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 2 p.

This fact sheet introduces disaster readiness, including disaster risk reduction, as one of the key priority themes to be discussed by world leaders in June 2012 in Brazil for the United Nations Confe...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/27230


Rio+20: making a better world for children
Source(s): UNICEF
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 8 p.

This paper raises disaster risk reduction among the vitally important issues to allowing children everywhere to survive and thrive. It calls for the UK Government to advocate for special attention to ...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/26915


Rio+20: the emerging challenge of an ageing world
Source(s): HAI
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 25 p.

This paper addresses the demographic change and the global ageing population debate within the emerging challenges to sustainable development identified in the run up to Rio+20: migration and displace...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/27272


Sustainable development 20 years on from the Earth Summit: progress, gaps and strategic guidelines for Latin America and the Caribbean
Source(s): ECLAC
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 256 p.

This report describes the progress achieved in relation to sustainable development since 1992 and the gaps still remaining. It is divided into two parts: (i) of the main traits of development in Latin...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/26005


Sustainable development: perspective of the World Meteorological Organization
Source(s): WMO
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 20 p.

This position paper outlines how, through The Global Framework for Climate Services, products and services, experts from various disciplines and regions will work together to develop science-based cli...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/27247


The future we want
Source(s): UN; UNCSD
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 53 p.

This document is the outcome document of the Rio+20 conference, adopted by the Heads of State and Government and high-level representatives from more than 190 countries on June 22, 2012. The follo...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/24577


The future we want: disaster resilience
Source(s): UN-DPI
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 2 p.

This fact sheet is part of the press kit produced for Rio+20 conference. It presents an overview of the situation, key facts, success stories and proposals in order to include disaster resilience in a...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/27284


The global partnership for development: making rhetoric a reality
Source(s): UN; UN DESA
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 84 p.

MDG Gap Task Force report 2012: As a pressing priority, this report calls for affordable access to new technologies for climate change mitigation and adaptation and disaster risk management, recall...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/28562


Thematic debate of the 66th session of the General Assembly on disaster risk reduction: President's summary
Source(s): UNGA
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 4 p.

This document reports on the informal thematic debate on disaster risk reduction convened by the President of the 66th Session of the General Assembly to support and advance the dialogue already under...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/27244


Towards the future we want: end hunger and make the transition to sustainable agricultural and food systems
Source(s): FAO Headquarters
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 28 p.

This document presents FAO’s contribution to identifying the challenges faced with food security and agriculture, the consensus needed and actions to be taken in order to reach the sustainable 'futu...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/27285


Yogyakarta declaration on disaster risk reduction in Asia and the Pacific 2012
Source(s): BNPB, Indonesia - gov; UNISDR AP
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 4 p.

A declaration endorsed by Heads of Government, Ministers, and Heads of Delegation of countries in Asia and the Pacific, as an outcome of the Fifth Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reducti...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/32111


2011 Bonn declaration of mayors
Source(s): WMCCC
Publisher(s): ICLEI - Local Gov for Sust; UNISDR
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 2 p.

This declaration is the outcome document of the Mayors Adaptation Forum, which forms the Mayors segment of the Resilient Cities 2011 congress. It highlights the need to build resilience to disasters a...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/20400


A blueprint for ocean and coastal sustainability: interagency paper towards the preparation of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20)
Source(s): FAO Headquarters; IOC; IMO; UNDP; UNESCO
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 42 p.

The aim of this report is to provide context for Rio+20 discussions through analysis of current challenges in ocean and coastal management around the world (including how to both mitigate and adapt to...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/23958


Chengdu declaration for action
Source(s): Chengdu Municipal Govt, China - gov; SCI; UNISDR; WCSDA
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 5 p., including annex

The five-point strategy of the Chengdu Declaration of Action includes enhancing cooperation between cities, e.g. sister-city model, strengthening local capacity and national-local cooperation; incorpo...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/21330


Issues brief 8 - Reducing disaster risk and building resilience
Source(s): UNCSD
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 4 p.

This brief aims at providing an overview of the existing international commitments in the area of disaster risk reduction and resilience building looking into progress of implementation, remaining gap...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/24076


Keeping track of our changing environment: From Rio to Rio+20 (1992-2012)
Source(s): UNEP
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 100 p.

This new UNEP report shows how the planet has changed in two decades – just twenty years - since the Earth Summit of 1992. Based on statistical data and indicators, it shows where the world stands o...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/23331


Report of the experts meeting on sustainable development in the 21st century: a contribution to the High Level Panel on Global Sustainability
Source(s): IUCN; FOEN, Switzerland - gov
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 5 p.

This brief report underlines some key challenges on ensuring better implementation of sustainable development and making development more equitable and more efficient. It intends to bring new perspect...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/18830


UNISDR discussion paper: preparing for Rio +20 - redefining sustainable development
Source(s): UNISDR NY
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 3 p.

This UNISDR discussion paper in preparation for Rio+20 United Nations Sustainable Development Conference outlines the significance and benefits of disaster reduction in attaining sustainable developme...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/23344


United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) zero draft proposal for the Rio+20
Source(s): UNISDR NY
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 6 p.

This paper presents UNISDR proposal for the Rio+20 United Nations Sustainable Development Conference. It addresses: (i) the expectations for the outcome of Rio+20, the concrete proposals in this regar...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/24942