First Meeting of Ministers and High-Level Authorities on the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 in the Americas.

8-9 june, 2016 - HOTEL BOURBON,
Asunción, Paraguay.

  1. Objectives of the Meeting

Establish a priority agenda and the basis for a regional action plan for the implementation process of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas, with the highest level of political support from national representatives.

Identify achievements, challenges and opportunities in the integration of disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change (CC) agendas in development planning at various levels of sectoral intervention.

Read more.









UNISDR tweets













The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 was adopted at the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, held from 14 to 18 March, 2015 in Sendai, Miyagi (Japan). This conference made allowed for countries to:

A.) Adopt a framework for disaster risk reduction post 2015 that is concise, specific, prepared with vision and action-oriented;

  1. B.) Complete the assessment and review of the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015: Building the Resilience of Nations and Communities to Disasters;

  2. C.) Consider the experience acquired through the strategies, institutions and regional and national disaster risk reduction plans and their recommendations, as well as the relevant regional agreements for the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action;

  3. D.) Determine the modalities of cooperation based on commitments towards the implementation of a disaster risk reduction framework post 2015;

  4. E.) Identify modalities for the periodic review of the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.

During the World Conference, States also reiterated their commitment to address disaster risk reduction and increase resilience to disasters with a renewed sense of urgency in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication, and to integrate both disaster risk reduction and increased resilience in policies, plans, programmes and budgets at all levels. The structure of this new framework thus establishes the achievement of the following result over the next 15 years:

 "The substantial reduction of disaster risk and losses, in lives, livelihoods and health, as well as economic, physical, social, cultural and environmental assets of individuals, companies, communities and countries.”

Read full concept note







Download full document

Sendai Framework 2015-2030

Making Cities Resilient

My City´s Getting Ready!

Now we have twitter account


YouTube Channel

UNISDR - The Americas