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E-discussion series on gender inclusion and women’s leadership in planning and implementing of the Sendai Framework

The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 was adopted at the Third UN World Conference in Sendai, Japan, on March 18, 2015. It is supported by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) at the request of the UN General Assembly.The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR) recognizes the importance of gender-dimensions in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR).

 Duryog Nivaran - a research, training and advocacy network committed to promoting disaster risk reduction at policy and community level - will be hosting a series of discussions on Gender inclusion and women’s leadership in Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR) in Asia.

In order to provide some guidance to the governments and stakeholders in converting these commitments into practice, UNISDR Asia Partnership (IAP) Stakeholder Group on Gender Equality and Women’s Concerns in DRR is inviting for recommendations and proposals for developing a guidance note on the subject.

Starting from March 21st, a series of e-discussions are planned over the next 4 weeks as a first step. These discussions aim to identify practical ways to enable governments and other stakeholders to ensure gender inclusion and women’s leadership in planning and implementing of the Sendai Framework.  Based on these outputs we will draft the guidance note.In order to take part in the discussion you will need to register and activate your account. If you are interested please send Ganidhu at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Vindhya at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it together with the email address you will be using for the discussions, and we will register you and send you your username and password. You will need to activate it when you receive the notification.  Other information on participating in the discussion we will send you at this stage.

 We are looking forward to your active participation in this discussion.  If you are need more information, please contact Ganidhu or Vindhya  .

 

Duryog Nivaran Secretariat  

On behalf of the ISDR Asia Partnership (IAP) Stakeholder Group on Gender Equality and Women’s Concerns in DRR

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