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IDRC 2016 – International Disaster and Risk Conference
August 28, 2016 - September 1, 2016
The 6th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC Davos 2016 will be held 28 August – 1 September 2016 in Davos, Switzerland.
The event, organized by GRF Davos, attempts to find solutions to today’s challenges by managing risks, reducing disasters and adapting to climate change.
Focusing on a multi-sectors, multi-stakeholders and multi-disciplines approach IDRC helps to build stronger ties with adequate public-private partnership models among risk management communities and sectors, enabling a move towards a truly integrative way of thinking about disasters and risks.
The conference outcomes shall contribute to a successful implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (SF DRR) to reduce disaster risks from all natural, biological, technological and social hazards and risks.
Highlighted topic areas include:
Environmental/ biological risks
Sovereign risk financing tools, insurance
Harmonization of DRR and climate change adaptation
Main cross-cutting themes to be addressed in the context of urban areas are:
Vulnerability and resilience
Safety and security
Education, training, capacity building
Please visit the IDRC Davos 2016 website for more information and registration.