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From Thoughts To Action Linking Practice, Science, Policy And Decision Making: Dissemination Activities Of The Global Risk Forum, GRF Davos

From Thoughts To Action Linking Practice, Science, Policy And Decision Making: Dissemination Activities Of The Global Risk Forum, GRF Davos

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  • 1. FROM THOUGHTS TO ACTION LINKING PRACTICE, SCIENCE, POLICY AND DECISION MAKING: DISSEMINATION ACTIVITIES OF THE GLOBAL RISK FORUM, GRF DAVOS www.grforum.org CONTACT INFORMATION Global Risk Forum GRF Davos Promenade 35 CH-7270 Davos Phone: +41 (0) 81 414 1600 Fax: +41 (0) 81 414 1610 [email_address] www.grforum.org Marc Stal [email_address]
  • 2. RISK REDUCTION NEEDS ANALYSIS AND ASSESSMENT Integral risk reduction and disaster management = vulnerability reduction and resilience increase RECOVERY INTERVENTION PREVENTION Rehabilitation Insurance Technical measures Organisational measures Education Training Organisational measures Emergency/Crisis Management
  • 3. GLOBAL RISK FORUM GRF DAVOS
    • “ From Thoughts to Action –linking practice, science, policy and decision making in the search for sustainable solutions”
    • GRF Davos aims at serving as a centre of knowledge and know-how exchange for the application
    • of contemporary risk management strategies, tools and practical solutions
  • 4. GRF DAVOS – MAIN GOALS
    • bridging the gap between science and practice
    • accelerating the transfer of scientific knowledge to applicable know how
    • promoting worldwide exchange of know-how and experience, and provide guidance, advice, and recommendations
    • target solutions and promote good practice in integral risk management and climate change adaptation
    • stimulating the dialogue & innovation by providing and managing a network for decision-makers, academics, practitioners and experts
  • 5. THE 3 PILLARS OF GRF DAVOS RISKPLANET web based networking platform www.riskpla.net RISK ACADEMY riskacademy.grforum.org IDRC International Disaster and Risk Conferences & Workshops www.idrc.info
  • 6. IDRC INTERNATIONAL DISASTER & RISK CONFERENCES
    • platform for all stakeholders in disaster and risk management
    • meets alternatively in Davos and in another part of the world
    • promotes inter- and trans- disciplinary exchanges
  • 7. IDRC DAVOS 2010
    • 3rd International Disaster and Risk Conference
    • 30 May - 3 June 2010
    • Davos, Switzerland
    • “ Risk, Disasters, Crisis and Global Change - From Threats to Sustainable Opportunities”
  • 8. IDRC DAVOS 2010 - PLENARIES
    • The Global Crisis - Causes & Implications
    • Development, Security and Global Change - Beyond the MDGs
    • Critical Infrastructures in changing times
    • Urban Risks and Mega Cities
    • Desertification, Land degradation and Drought
    • Mega Catastrophes / Large Scale Natural Hazards
    • Prevention and Risk Reduction: A Global Perspective
  • 9. IDRC DAVOS 2010 - PLENARIES CONT‘D
    • Migration, Displacement and Changing mobility patterns - Implications for Risk and Security
    • "ICT for Risks & Crisis Management
    • Global Policy Forum on Risks and Sustainability
    • Humanitarian Logistics - Future needs and potential solution
    • Integrated Risk Governance
    • 2011 Global Risk Convention - prepare for Rio 2012
  • 10. RISK ACADEMY
    • continuous education courses, trainings and workshops
    • applied research
    • publication activities
    risk reduction, disaster management and climate change adaptation lack of applicable know-how
  • 11. RISKPLANET - NETWORKING PLATFORM FOR DISASTER AND RISK EXPERTS
    • web-based “professionals’ platform” where practitioners, experts, scientists & decision-makers have an opportunity to share their knowledge, experiences, projects, problems, ideas, etc.
    www.riskpla.net
  • 12. FROM THOUGHTS TO ACTION! THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION! CONTACT INFORMATION Global Risk Forum GRF Davos Promenade 35 CH-7270 Davos Phone: +41 (0) 81 414 1600 Fax: +41 (0) 81 414 1610 [email_address] www.grforum.org [email_address] To register and for more information on IDRC Davos 2010 please visit: www.grforum.org