Latin America position paper for COP21

GNDR members from Latin America, passionate about climate change, have formed a working group to jointly develop a position paper on climate change and resilience ahead of the COP21 in December. This paper provides a regional perspective on the ongoing negotiations of a climate change agreement and puts forward 5 recommendations for the COP21. You can download both the position paper and a 2 page summary.

International Day for Disaster Reduction 2015

Every year, the 13th of October is a celebration of efforts toward the reduction of disasters worldwide. The theme this year, selected by UNISDR is "Knowledge for Life". Find below about activities from GNDR members to celebrate this day, as well as a selection from Action at the Frontline case studies to demonstrate the value of local knowledge in disaster reduction. 

UNFCCC Climate Change Agreement

How has GNDR been involved in the UNFCCC Climate Change Agreement? Below we share information on GNDR participation in the process and you can find some key documents.

Sustainable Development Goals

The world now has 17 goals that we will collectively work towards to ensure the sustainability of people, the planet and peace. Read more to be informed, support GNDR and participate.

Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR) was finalised on March 2015. Whilst the framework is complete, it is a far from perfect policy framework and how it will be monitored is still to be determined. Read more to be informed, support GNDR and participate.

World Humanitarian Summit

The first ever World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) will be held on 23-25th May 2016 and is a call to action by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon to reduce human loss and suffering from crises. Read more to be informed, support GNDR and participate.

2-Day Workshop on the “3 Negotiations of 2015”

For two days, civil society organizations, members of GNDR and media professionals gathered in Tsevie (35 km far from Lomé, the capital city of Togo) to become better informed about the three main development negotiations in 2015..

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