As a global thematic platform of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR), PEDRR seeks to promote and scale-up implementation of ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction (Eco-DRR) and ensure it is mainstreamed in development planning at global, national and local levels, in line with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.
A Roundtable Discussion took place on 2 February 2017, in Geneva, and included panelists from IFRC, UNISDR, Wetlands International, IUCN, Ramsar Convention and the governments of Japan and Philippines.
Published by the Secretariat of the Convention for Biological Diversity, this report serves as a key review of the synthesis of global experiences to Ecosystem-based Approaches to Climate Change and Disaster Risk.
Access the joint statement by the Ramsar Convention, the European Commission and the UNDP for their Eco-DRR event at the Conference of Biological Diversity (CoP 13) in Cancun, Mexico.
The COP22 took place between November 7-18 2016 in Marrakesh, Morroco. During the climate talks, two initiatives were launched by the UN’s Climate Champions Hakima Al Haité and Laurence Tubiana to increase cooperation between all levels of government and accelerate the delivery of climate measures.
The PCDMB/DRR team from UN Environment are pleased to launch:
“Ecosystem-Based Disaster Risk Reduction and Adaptation in Practice”. This book, co-edited by Marisol Estrella in collaboration with PEDRR partners, is a compilation of recent developments in the field of ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction and climate change adaption (Eco-DRR/CCA).
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The forum took place in Mauritius between 22-25 November 2017 and brought together African member states, intergovernmental organizations and development partners to review the progress of the implementation of regional and global disaster risk reduction efforts. The meeting also featured an event organized by IUCN on Eco-DRR for Sustainable Development.
The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) makes the case for implementing integrated approaches that benefit both biodiversity, conservation and Disaster Risk Reduction. The publication builds on regional experiences, highlighting opportunities and entry points to scale-up integrated approaches for Eco-DRR.
The PEDRR Virtual Library
The PEDRR Virtual library compiles all types of references on Eco-DRR from various sources.
Are you an alumni of a training or workshop on Eco-DRR and EbA presented by a PEDRR partner? Check out our alumni corner.
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