(Check against delivery) Remarks by Ms. Mami Mizutori, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction High-Level Launch of the “2020 State of the Climate Report” 13 October 2020 Prof. Petteri Taalas, Fellow speakers and
(Check against delivery) Statement by Ms. Mami Mizutori Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction European Committee of the Regions 140th Plenary Session Monday 12 October 2020, virtual President Tzitzikostas, Mr
The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated that it is of utmost importance to strengthen coordination between Member States, between all levels of government and across borders. Solidarity and cooperation are crucial to overcome the current crisis and tackle
On 5 October the UNECE Housing and Land Management Unit organized a one-day event focusing on SDG 11. This year’s theme “Supporting city actions for a resilient future” corresponded to the theme of the 2020 Forum of Mayors “City action for a resilient
The European Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction (EFDRR) serves as forum for exchange at the regional level. The triennial EFDRR is the foremost multi-stakeholder mechanism in the region bringing together governments, the UN, Private Sector and
Across the Europe Region, composed of 55 UN Member Countries, 37 National Platforms for DRR are in place. The structure of these coordination mechanisms, as well as their legal status, budgets, scope and level of activity, vary across countries.
Pandemics not only have health effects, but also social and economic ones. They affect the economy, social coexistence and the fundamental trust in national institutions. Under certain circumstances, this can also lead to the destabilization of individual
GENEVA - The world’s parliamentarians were urged today to set their differences aside and act in unity at the national level to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. “We don’t need to use this virus to score political points against each other. Strong national
This report outlines how Member States are monitoring their implementation of the Sendai Framework. It is the first snapshot of the Sendai Framework monitor (SFM) taken after about 18 months since its launch in March 2018.