The Beijing Declaration is the outcome of the Belt and Road Ministerial Forum for International Cooperation in Disaster Risk Reduction and Emergency Management. The Ministers responsible for Disaster Risk Reduction and Emergency Management from Belarus, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Chile, China, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Mongolia, Mozambique, Pakistan, Russia，Saudi Arabia, Serbia and Singapore have met in Beijing, P. R. China via virtual conference on 3rd November 2021 on the occasion of the 2021 Belt and Road Ministerial Forum for International Cooperation in Disaster Risk Reduction and Emergency Management, under the theme of “Strengthen Disaster Risk Prevention and Enhance Emergency Management Capacity".
The Beijing declaration calls on all governments and stakeholders to:
Support the important role of the United Nations in the international cooperation on disaster risk prevention, mitigation and relief, workplace safety and emergency response. Ensure the global multilateral mechanism to facilitate the cooperation among Belt and Road Cooperation Partners including South-South cooperation.
Reaffirm the commitment to implementation of the global frameworks such as the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030, pursuing a balanced approach to the development and safety by focusing on preventing the disaster risk, so as to promote sustainable economic, environmental and social development.
Promote dialogue and exchange among a broad range of national strategic plans, policies, regulations and standards in the areas of disaster risk prevention, mitigation and relief, workplace safety and emergency response and to explore the possibility of formulating the regional strategies.