Robert Glasser addresses GNDR: civil society stronger when we work together

The UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction, Robert Glasser addressed all GNDR members via video at their Global Summit held in Bangkok (April 19th-21st). Mr Glasser reminded us that civil society is stronger when working together and highlighted the essential roles ahead to be played by civil society during the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR).

Critique to SFDRR

Marcus Oxley has written a critique of the SFDRR, including a summary SWOT analysis of the main Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats of the Sendai Framework. 

Lies, damned lies, and statistics

GNDR member and renowned academic Ben Wisner responds with his first impressions on the HFA2 draft seven targets still under discussion on March 17th, as negotiations still continue overnight into the final and closing day of the conference.

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