Duryog Nivaran at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, Sendai (Part IV)
Women’s Major Group – Report from Ramona Miranda
Duryog Nivaran was an active member of the Women's Major Group and has been contributing as part of it over the past year to the Prep Coms and the online discussions.
At WCDRR, DN was part of the small group that took part in the discussions and meetings lobbying for greater inclusion of women's concerns into the Sendai Framework.
World Conference Adopts New International Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction
After enduring negotiations, representatives from the UN member states adopted the first major agreement of the post 2015 development agenda.
The World Conference was attended by over 6,500 participants including 2,800 government representatives from 187 governments. The Public Forum had 143,000 visitors over the five days of the conference making it one of the largest UN gatherings ever held in Japan.
Please visit the following link to view the Sendai Framework for DRR 2015 – 2030
World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction
The world conference on disaster risk reduction(WCDRR) will be held at Sendai,Japan from the 14th to the 18th of March 2015. Duryog Nivaran will participate in the IGNITE Stage programme which is a central presentation stage at the WCDRR.
For more information on the WCDRR and IGNITE Stage please visit: