Who is Global Risk Forum GRF Davos

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GRF Davos aims at reducing vulnerability for all types of risks and disasters to protect life, property, environment, critical infrastructure and all means of business for the worldwide community on a sustainable basis.

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Who is Global Risk Forum GRF Davos

  1. 1. Global Risk Forum GRF Davos
  2. 2. Structure
  3. 3. 3 Pillars <ul><li>Risk Academy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Knowledge sharing, know-how transfer and education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(e.g. courses, simulations, games, lectures, research). </li></ul></ul><ul><li>IDRC Conferences and Workshops </li></ul><ul><ul><li>International meetings with an integral risk management approach (biennal conference in Davos and regional conferences in between). </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Platform for Networks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>On-line forum where risk and disaster experts exchange knowledge and ideas. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Mission and goals GRF Motto „ From Thoughts to Action“ by closely linking practice, science, policy and decision making in the search for sustainable solutions. Through its 3 pillars, GRF Davos aims at reducing vulnerability for all types of risks and disasters to protect life, property, environment, critical infrastructure and all means of business for the worldwide community on a sustainable basis.
  5. 5. Mission and goals <ul><li>The main goals of GRF Davos are: </li></ul><ul><li>To bridge the gap between science and practice </li></ul><ul><li>To promote the worldwide exchange of know-how and experience </li></ul><ul><li>To target solutions and promote good practice in integral risk </li></ul><ul><li>management and climate change adaptation </li></ul><ul><li>To provide and manage a network for decision-makers, </li></ul><ul><li>practitioners and experts </li></ul>GRF Motto „ From Thoughts to Action“ by closely linking practice, science, policy and decision making in the search for sustainable solutions.
  6. 6. IDRC Davos <ul><li>Around 1200 participants from over 90 countries </li></ul><ul><li>13 plenary sessions </li></ul><ul><li>99 normal and invited sessions </li></ul><ul><li>102 speakers </li></ul><ul><li>1 special evening focused on Central Asian States </li></ul><ul><li>Compensation of CO 2 emissions </li></ul><ul><li>etc… </li></ul>IDRC Davos 2008 „ Public Private-Partnership – Key for Integral Risk Management and Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation”
  7. 7. IDRC Davos 30 May - 3 June 2010 Davos Congress Centre Switzerland IDRC Davos 2010 The conference will continue the dialogue between the different risk areas and their stakeholders, but also serve as a bridge between science, risk governance, technology perspectives, problem solving and capacity building ! More information www.davos2010.org !
  8. 8. 100 Ideas for Action Joint publication with UN-ISDR as an outcome of the IDRC Davos 2008 ! Exclusive release of the 100 Ideas for Action brochure at the 2009 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction. 100 measures / project ideas to reduce disaster risk, to promote disaster prevention and to increase resilience.
  9. 9. 100 Ideas for Action The topics covered by the 100 Ideas for Action are:
  10. 10. Contact us Web: www.grforum.org Email: [email_address] Sign up for our newsletter !!!

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