Papers 2022

The First workshop of 2022 focused on: From Risk to Resilience: Towards Sustainable Development for All in a COVID-19 Transformed World.

Enabling input to the Seventh Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GP2022) to be held in Bali from 23-28 May

Programme for Friends of Governance Workshop
April 25th – 8:45- 1:00pm New York time (EST)
The workshop was hosted by the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Indonesia on behalf of the
Friends of Governance for Sustainable Development and the Group of Friends of Disaster Risk Reduction in cooperation with the UN-DESA Office of Intergovernmental Support and Coordination for Sustainable Development and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR)

8:45-9:00 Welcome

Moderator: Yvonne Mewengkang, Counsellor Permanent Mission of the Republic of Indonesia

Ambassador Mohammad Koba, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Republic of Indonesia. (Opening remarks).

Mami Mizutori, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction and Head of UNDRR.

Felix Dodds, Adjunct Professor in Environmental Sciences and Engineering, University of North Carolina.

9:00-10:00 Session 1: Financing for disaster risk reduction and risk-informed investing in support of the SDGs

Moderator: Felix Dodds, University of North Carolina 

Presenters:

  1. Diana Diaz, UNEP Finance Initiative. Session 1 speaker 1 Diana Diaz – UNEP FI
  2. Paul Clement Hunt, Blended Capital
  3. Paul Hudson, University of York. session 1 speaker 3 Paul Hudson

Respondents:

  • Sofie Sandström, First Secretary at the Permanent Mission of Finland to the United Nations.
  • Christine Bailey, Counsellor for Economic Affairs at the Permanent Mission of Jamaica to the United Nations.
  • Oche Agbo, Second Secretary, Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the United Nations.

10:00-10:55    Session 2: Integrating disaster risk reduction in poverty reduction, sustainable development, and efforts to address climate change, threats to biological diversity, as well as in the humanitarian, development and peace nexus

Moderator: Anne-Sophie STEVANCE, Senior Science Officer International Science Council.

Presenters:

  1. John Handmer, Senior Scientific Adviser at IIASA (International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis). Session 2 John Handmer
  2. Arjan Van Houwelingen, Chief, Strategic Policy and Public Affairs at World Animal Protection. Session 2 Speaker 2 Arjan van Houwelingen

Respondents:

 10:55-11:00 Virtual Coffee break

 11:00-11:55    Session 3: How to address vulnerability and vulnerable groups, including the vulnerable 91 – LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS

Moderator: Nirupam Dev Nath, Minister Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the United Nations

Presenters:

  1. Riad Meddeb, Director at UNDP Global Centre on Technology, Innovation and Sustainable Development UNDP. Session 3 speaker 1 Riad Meddeb
  2. Kristen Downs, University of North Carolina. Session 3 speaker 2 Kristen Downs

Respondents:

  • Gary Lawrence, Director, Sustainable and Resilient Strategies at WRI

 11:55-12:50    Session 4: The future of DRR with a specific focus on the Midterm Review of the Sendai Framework (the elements on food security, energy and water management can be feature in this segment) and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development mid term review

Moderator:  Dr. Meriem El Hilali, Counsellor Permanent Mission of Morocco to the United Nations.

Presenters:

  1. Bijay Kumar, Executive Director, Global Network of Civil Society Organisations for Disaster  Reduction and Rebecca Murphy GNDR’s Policy Lead.  Session 4 speaker 1 Bijay and Rebecca
  2. Irina Feygina American Psychological Association. Session 4 speaker 2 Irina Feygina April 25 2022
  3. Tanjir Hossain Global Resilience Advisor for Action Aid

Respondents

12:50-1:00      Session 5: Final Reflections and Way Forward

 Moderator: Ricardo Ruru, First Secretary Permanent Mission of the Republic of Indonesia

Marion Barthelemy, Director, Office of Intergovernmental Support and Coordination for Sustainable Development, UN-DESA.

Toni-Shae Freckleton,Chief, New York Liaison Office, UNDRR

Felix Dodds, Adjunct Professor in Environmental Sciences and Engineering, University of North Carolina.

 

 

 

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