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  • Global Footprint Network Global Footprint Network 312 Clay Street, Suite 300
    94607-3510 Oakland, CA
    United States of America

    Email: mathis.wackernagel@footprintnetwork.org
    Phone: +41 227974108
    Website: http://footprintnetwork.org

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Global Footprint Network

Non-Governmental Organization

http://footprintnetwork.org

-Promote Ecological Footprint to track risks & show opportunities -Works with governments to shape policy planning -Resource constraints determine country’s security

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Mission

-Promote Ecological Footprint to track risks & show opportunities
-Works with governments to shape policy planning
-Resource constraints determine country’s security

Disaster Reduction Goal

-Provide data on resource risks & dependencies
-Show countries’ vulnerabilities due to ecological deficits
-Ensure resource limits enter policies & shifts are undertaken

Policies and Programmes in DRR

-Inform about resource scarcity & security risks
-Contribute to UNDP’s Human Development Index
-Develop government bonds including resource risks with UNEP FI

Membership in Key Networks

-Green Economy Coalition – Coalition Partner
-Environment and Security Network - Member

Making disaster risk reduction a policy priority, institutional strengthening (HFA 1)

-Data on resource constraints & implications on security

Risk assessment and early warning systems (HFA 2)

-Data sets & trends on core resources (food, energy) since 1961

Education, information and public awareness (HFA 3)

-Awareness raising with WWF, AFED, Francophonie etc.

Reducing underlying risk factors (HFA 4)

-Data on resource vulnerabilities to identify trouble spots

Preparedness for effective response (HFA 5)

-Data on resource risks to devise defensive strategies

Other activities

- Help countries recognize socio-economic implications of running ecological deficits

Disaster Risk Reduction Focal Point(s)

-Sebastian.Winkler@footprintnetwork.org
-Mathis.Wackernagel@footprintnetwork.org
-Alessandro.Galli@footprintnetwork.org

Websites

- http://goo.gl/A5eHz (Arab Countries’s Resource Risks)
- http://goo.gl/hf5ip (Africa’s Resource Risks)
- http://goo.gl/Cyh4B (UNDP HDI 2013)

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  • Global Footprint Network 312 Clay Street, Suite 300 94607-3510 Oakland, CA United States of America

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