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Cartagena Declaration

Third High-level Meeting of Ministers and Authorities on the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015 – 2030 in the Americas and the Caribbean.



The Ministers and Heads of Delegations participating in the Third High-Level Meeting of Ministers Authorities and on the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 in the Americas and the Caribbean during the 6th Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas (RP18) held in the city of Cartagena on June 20th, 21st and 22nd, 2018, agreed to:




  • Provide continuity to the implementation of the Regional Action Plan for the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 in the Americas and the Caribbean and address the proposed responsibilities as part of the development agendas in our countries, in line with the relevant goals and areas of the 2030 Agenda, Habitat III and, as applicable, actions to implement the Paris Agreement;

  • Commit to strengthening through systematic organization within the internal management processes, the institutional platforms for Disaster Risk Reduction in order to generate coordination spaces for actions between local and national governments, the private sector, academic sector and civil society in recognition of the multidisciplinary and interinstitutional nature of Disaster Risk Reduction with the goal of increasing and promoting resilience in the region.

  • ​Promote in collaboration with sub-regional, regional and global mechanisms through mutual cooperation strategies, joint research into phenomena that potentially cause losses in the region, and exchange of best practices and experiences in relation to disaster risk reduction in accordance with the guidelines included in the Regional Action Plan;



Adopted on the 22nd of June 2018 in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia.

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  • Themes:Disaster Risk Management, Governance
  • Countries/Regions:Americas

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/58921

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