This report highlights some of the results, impacts and achievements that originated in Global Platforms for Disaster Risk Reduction. The report has a retrospective section of the first, second and third sessions of the Global Platform, followed by a more detailed analysis of the action items of the Chair’s Summary of the Third Session of the Global Platform in 2011.
The Global Platform Chair’s Summary is the outcome document of the Global Platform and represents an assessment of the key issues and calls for action expressed by the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) through the participants at the platform. The Chair’s Summary is also informed by outcomes of regional and national platforms, as well as reporting on the Hyogo Framework of Action, the evidence produced by the Global Assessment Report (GAR), and ongoing work of stakeholders and partners on disaster risk reduction and building resilience as expressed at Global Platforms. Proceedings are also produced at each session of the Global Platform