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From Thoughts to Action

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