EU-Funded Workshop on Developing a Monitoring Information System for the Implementation of the National Disaster Risk Reduction Strategy in Tajikistan

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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Europe & Central Asia
MIS meeting TJK

DUSHANBE, May 13 – The Government of the Republic of Tajikistan’s Committee of Emergency Situations and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), with financial support from the European Union (EU), conducted an inception workshop on the development of a Monitoring Information System (MIS) of the implementation of the National Disaster Risk Reduction Strategy in Tajikistan. The workshop gathered a wide range of stakeholders from different sectors engaged in Disaster Risk Reduction in Tajikistan, including national and international organizations in the country.

MIS meeting TJK
Participants of the workshop 

The workshop follows a comprehensive assessment of the National Disaster Risk Reduction Strategy of the Republic of Tajikistan in 2021, which was conducted by a group of local and international experts, with EU funding and UNDRR support. The results of this assessment were presented at the end-of-year meeting of the National Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction. The meeting highlighted the development of a transparent and effective monitoring system as a critical component for implementing the country’s DRR strategy. 

Today’s workshop took forward this process of developing the MIS for the DRR Strategy, with a group of key experts developing the vision for the MIS and elaborating the plan of action for its development. 

Background information
The EU-funded “Strengthening disaster resilience and accelerating implementation of Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction in Central Asia” initiative, delivered by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), aims to support countries in the region to implement Sendai Framework priorities. The project supports the strengthening of national and regional coordination in DRR and the development of national disaster loss accounting systems. At the local level, the project supports development of disaster resilience strategies of capital cities, and community level disaster risk reduction. The EU has committed EUR 3,750,000 for the three-year implementation of this initiative.

For additional information please contact
Delegation of the European Union to Kazakhstan, at: delegation-kazakhstan-pic@eeas.europa.eu,

Mr. Abdurahim Muhidov, UNDRR Regional Programme Coordinator, at: muhidov@un.org

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