Global Risk Forum - GRF Davos

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  • 1. Global Risk Forum GRF Davos
  • 2. Structure
  • 3. 3 Pillars
    • Risk Academy
      • Knowledge sharing, know-how transfer and education
      • (e.g. courses, simulations, games, lectures, research).
    • IDRC Conferences and Workshops
      • International meetings with an integral risk management approach (biennal conference in Davos and regional conferences in between).
    • Platform for Networks
      • On-line forum where risk and disaster experts exchange knowledge and ideas.
  • 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. Mission and goals
    • The main goals of GRF Davos are:
    • To bridge the gap between science and practice
    • To promote the worldwide exchange of know-how and experience
    • To target solutions and promote good practice in integral risk
    • management and climate change adaptation
    • To provide and manage a network for decision-makers,
    • practitioners and experts
    GRF Motto „ From Thoughts to Action“ by closely linking practice, science, policy and decision making in the search for sustainable solutions.
  • 6. IDRC Davos
    • Around 1200 participants from over 90 countries
    • 13 plenary sessions
    • 99 normal and invited sessions
    • 102 speakers
    • 1 special evening focused on Central Asian States
    • Compensation of CO 2 emissions
    • etc…
    IDRC Davos 2008 „ Public Private-Partnership – Key for Integral Risk Management and Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation”
  • 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 coming soon!
  • 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. 100 Ideas for Action The topics covered by the 100 Ideas for Action are:
  • 10. Contact us Web: www.grforum.org Email: info@grforum.org Sign up for our newsletter at our exhibition booth!!!