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  • From Disaster Management to Disaster Risk Reduction – Sendai Framework Implementation European Academy for Taxes, Economics & Law, the


    Date: 26 - 27 Feb 2018
    Country: Germany
    City/State: Berlin
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From Disaster Management to Disaster Risk Reduction – Sendai Framework Implementation

MAIN HOST(S): European Academy for Taxes, Economics & Law, the

Type: Meeting or Conference Date: 26 - 27 Feb 2018 Location: Germany (Berlin) Venue: Victor‘s Residenz-Hotel Berlin, Am Friedrichshain 17, 10407

The international conference “From Disaster Management to Disaster Risk Reduction – Sendai Framework Implementation”, 26th – 27th February 2018 in Berlin provides an opportunity for public sector officials involved in the implementation of the Sendai Framework to share practical experiences and best practices.

Implementation of the Sendai Framework on Disaster Risk Reduction has already started. Parties involved are dealing with a multitude of questions and issues such as a better disaster risk understanding, the first risk and vulnerability assessments, disaster governance and preparedness strengthening as well as installing effective evaluation and monitoring systems. By 2019, the first Sendai Framework Progress Reports are due within the European Commission and the ISDR monitoring system. Until then, important milestones need to be achieved such as the collection and analysis of valuable data.

At this unique conference, experts from various national and international organisations well-advanced in the Sendai Framework implementation share their insight and practical knowledge on the current state of implementation. Profit from know-how and lessons-learned of other states and be optimally prepared for crisis situations in your country.

Target Group

Members of staff dealing with the implementation of the Sendai Framework from the following institutions:

  • Ministry of the Interior
  • Ministry of the Environment/Sustainability
  • Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
  • Ministry for Foreign Affairs
  • Ministry of Defence & Security
  • Civil Protection Agency
  • Crisis response center
  • Geological Institute
  • Hydro-meteorological Institute
  • Firefighting and prevention institutions
  • Ministry of Social Affairs and Health
  • Ministry of Transport and Communications
  • Ministry of economy and finance

Topics (amongst others)

  • From Hyogo to Sendai – Restructuring Processes under the Sendai Framework
  • How to Monitor the Implementation of the Sendai Framework
  • Measuring Outcomes: From Targets to Indicators
  • Dealing with Massive Data in the Context of the Sendai Framework
  • How to Enhance Risk Communication and Awareness as a Cornerstone in Disaster Risk Reduction – Participatory Early Warning and Monitoring Systems
  • How to Integrate Stakeholders and Partners in the Implementation of the Sendai Framework
  • From National Risk Assessment to Local Risk Assessments (Case Finland)
  • Beyond Emergency Assistance and Relief – DRR Approaches at Community Level and their Contribution to Global Agendas – an INGO Perspective

Speakers

  • Ricardo Mena, Chief of Support and Monitoring of Sendai Framework Implementation Branch, United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)
  • Dirk Kamm, Head of International Affairs, Division of International Affairs, Directorate II Risk Management, International Affairs, Federal Office for Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance, Germany
  • Janet Edwards, National Coordinator for the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency
  • Dusan Zupka, Senior EU and UN Expert, Trainer and Evaluator in Disaster/Climate Risk Management, former Deputy Chief of Emergency Preparedness Section, United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA)
  • Taito Vainio, Project Manager, Ministerial Adviser, Department for Rescue Services, Ministry of the Interior, Finland
  • Hans Jørgen Henriksen, Senior Advisor, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, GEUS, Denmark
  • Ieva Bruņeniece, Senior Expert, Climate Change Department, Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development of Latvia
  • Jürgen Clemens, Senior Policy Adviser, Malteser International
  • Natasa Holcinger, Senior Advisor in Prevention Measures, National Protection and Rescue Directorate, Zagreb, Croatia

Please find the event brochure here.

Please register here.

Event website: https://en.euroacad.eu/events/managing-natural-disasters-s-1825/



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