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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):  International Organization for Migration (IOM)
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - New York UNHQ Liaison Office (UNISDR NY)

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 Communities to Disasters and in IOM’s responses to population mobility related to environmental degradation and natural disasters.

It calls for: (i) any future framework for sustainable development to include a clear understanding and practical measures to reduce the risk of natural hazards; (ii) current and emerging risks to be addressed in setting the stage of the Rio+20 outcome document; (iii) the existing and ongoing review of progress by countries and partners in the implementation of the HFA to directly inform the assessment of progress in the implementation of sustainable development; (iv) prioritization of actions in disaster risk reduction and resilience; and (v) thinking clarification about the role of disaster risk reduction and migration in the
negotiations.



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  • 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'
  • Publication date 2012
  • Number of pages 3 p.

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