Purpose, Vision and Values

Our Purpose

GNDR is a voluntary network of civil society organisations, associations and individuals who are committed to working together, and engaging with partners and other stakeholders, to increase community resilience and reduce disaster risk around the world.

Our Vision

A vibrant, active, collaborative civil society supporting people and their communities, particularly poor and vulnerable groups, to prepare for, mitigate, respond to and recover from disasters, and adapt to hazards and a changing climate.

GNDR values and principles

GNDR members believe that we can achieve more by working together. By undertaking joint actions and providing mutual support, we can achieve shared objectives and reach common goals. We share core values that bind us together:

  • Trust and openness to listen, share and learn from one another that enables us to build consensus and mutual understanding
  • Transparency and mutual accountability
  • Equity and respect for diverse identities, needs and perspectives
  • Commitment to work together in a collaborative, inclusive and participatory manner

Interaction between our members, a Secretariat, and a regionally-representative Global Board is guided by these shared values.

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