Asia-Pacific Partnership for Disaster Risk Reduction (APP-DRR) Forum 2021
By Invitation Only
The next Asia-Pacific Partnership for Disaster Risk Reduction (APP-DRR) Forum will be held virtually from 8 to 9 December 2021.
The APP-DRR Forum will be organized against the backdrop of the challenges and recovery opportunities of the COVID-19 pandemic, and as a key event in the run-up to the next Global Platform for DRR (GP22), Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (APMCDRR) and the start of the Mid-Term Review of the Sendai Framework, all occurring in 2022.
To meet the targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sendai Framework by 2030, action must be accelerated to ensure disaster risk is scaled up in every sector, including planning at regional, national and sub-national levels.
The APP-DRR Forum will:
- Share and review regional progress in disaster risk reduction.
- Highlight key regional priorities in Asia-Pacific.
- Discuss implementation of the new Asia Pacific Action Plan 2021-2024.
- Preview the GP22, APMCDRR and Sendai Framework Mid-Term Review.
The APP-DRR is a multi-stakeholder forum that includes governments, regional inter-governmental organizations, civil society organizations, UN and international organizations and international assistance agencies.
Session 3: Reflections from the Governments and Stakeholders
|Intergovernmental and Regional Organisations|
|7||Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC)|
|8||Association of Southeast Asian Nations Secretariat (ASEAN) - with video link|
|9||Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS)|
|10||Children and Youth|
|11||Civil Society Organisations|
|12||Community Practitioners Platform|
|13||Gender and Women|
|14||International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)|
|UN and International Organisations|
|18||The International Organization for Migration (IOM) Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific|
|19||Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)|
|20||UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific|
|22||UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)|
|23||United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific|
|24||WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia|