Murray 2014 25 August _IDRC_Davos

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5th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC 2014 Integrative Risk Management - The role of science, technology & practice 24-28 August 2014 in Davos, Switzerland

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Murray 2014 25 August _IDRC_Davos

  1. 1. Science and Technical Advisory Group Outcomes of UNISDR Regional Meetings and establishing an international science advisory mechanism for DRR to strengthen resilience for Post-2015 Framework Professor Virginia Murray. Vice-chair UNISDR Science and Technical Advisory Group Public Health Consultant in Global Disaster Risk Reduction,, Public Health England
  2. 2. http://www.unisdr.org/eng/hfa/docs/HFA-brochure-English.pdf
  3. 3. Recommendations 1. Encourage science to demonstrate that it can inform policy and practice 2. Use a problem-solving approach to research that integrates all hazards and disciplines 3. Promote knowledge into action 4. Science should be key to the Post- 2015 Hyogo Framework for Action
  4. 4. Recommendations 1. Encourage science to demonstrate that it can inform policy and practice 2. Use a problem-solving approach to research that integrates all hazards and disciplines 3. Promote knowledge into action 4. Science should be key to the Post- 2015 Hyogo Framework for Action
  5. 5. An Action Agenda 1.Champion and reinforce existing and future programmes and initiatives for integrated research and the scientific assessment of disaster risk 2.Establish an international science advisory mechanism for disaster risk reduction to strengthen resilience for the post 2015 agenda
  6. 6. Statement on establishing an international science advisory mechanism for disaster risk reduction to strengthen resilience • producing periodic reports on current and future disaster risks and on the status of efforts to manage such risks at global, regional, national and local scales.
  7. 7. Statement on establishing an international science advisory mechanism for disaster risk reduction to strengthen resilience • producing periodic reports on current and future disaster risks and on the status of efforts to manage such risks at global, regional, national and local scales. • monitoring progress toward internationally-agreed targets for reducing disaster losses and building resilience to disasters. .
  8. 8. Statement on establishing an international science advisory mechanism for disaster risk reduction to strengthen resilience • producing periodic reports on current and future disaster risks and on the status of efforts to manage such risks at global, regional, national and local scales. • monitoring progress toward internationally-agreed targets for reducing disaster losses and building resilience to disasters. • providing guidance on terminology, methodologies and standards for risk assessments, risk modelling, taxonomies and the use of data. .
  9. 9. Statement on establishing an international science advisory mechanism for disaster risk reduction to strengthen resilience • convening stakeholders to identify and address demands for scientific research, information and evidence on disaster risk and resilience. • enhancing the communication of complex scientific information and evidence to support the decision-making of policy makers and other stakeholders.
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  11. 11. Africa’s contribution to the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction • The establishment of regional mechanisms that enable more active engagement of a wider range of science partners (including health and agriculture) can support broader efforts to establish an international science advisory panel for disaster risk reduction and to bring scientific, local and indigenous knowledge within a common framework of understanding.
  12. 12. Recommendations for the post-2015 international framework on Disaster Risk Reduction (HFA2) • Integrate knowledge and information for formulating evidence-based risk management policies…… The establishing of a scientific-academic mechanism supported by governments is wanted to advise country authorities and strengthening exchange networks
  13. 13. Statement of Voluntary Commitments of Asia Science, Technology and Academia Stakeholder Group for the 6th Asian Ministerial Conference for DRR Bangkok • Support the establishment of an international science, academia and technology advisory mechanism for disaster risk reduction to strengthen resilience for the post-201 agenda
  14. 14. Calls for Science at Prepcom 1 • 65/87 Country Statements • 8/10 Major Group Statements
  15. 15. The HFA2 pre zero draft launched on August 8th 2014 • “Strong call for science” • The Scientific and Technical Committee …. should be revitalized as an international science advisory mechanism, built on networks of national and regional institutions in order to strengthen the evidence base in support of the implementation and monitoring framework, promote scientific research into risk patterns and trends and the causes and effects of disaster risk on society:….
  16. 16. The HFA2 pre zero draft launched on August 8th 2014

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