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IDRC 2016 – International Disaster and Risk Conference

August 28, 2016 - September 1, 2016

IDRC Davos GRF 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:

Natural hazards

Technological risks

Critical infrastructures

Terrorism

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.

Details

Start:
August 28, 2016
End:
September 1, 2016
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Website:
http://grforum.org/

Organizer

Global Risk Forum Davos
Phone:
+41 (0)81 414 16 00
View Organizer Website

Venue

Davos Congress Centre
Talstrasse 49a
Davos Platz, 7270 Switzerland
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Phone:
+41 81 415 21 60
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