The UNISDR Science and Technology Conference on the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 will take place on 27-29 January 2016 in Geneva, Switzerland. IAP - the global network of science academies acts as one of the co-organisers.
The Conference aim is to promote and support the availability and application of science and technology to decision-making in Disaster Risk Reduction. It will launch the UNISDR Science and Technology Partnership for the implementation of the Sendai Framework, and discuss and endorse the UNISDR Science and Technology Road Map to 2030 to define the expected outcomes of the science and technology work under each of the four Sendai Framework priorities for actions and the ways to monitor progress and review emerging needs.
The conference aims to bring together the full diversity of the science and technology community, policy makers, practitioners and researchers from all geographical regions, at local, national, regional and international levels.
The following documents are available from the Conference website:
- The UNISDR Science and Technology Partnership and Scientific and Technology Advisory Group (STAG) terms of reference.
- The draft UNISDR Science and Technology Road Map.
Abstracts can be submitted until 30 November 2015. The Conference registration is open until 31 December 2015.