Relevant units and experts:
Currently, the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) is working on a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction (HFA2), HFA2 will be a programmatic document to guide the global disaster mitigation action in the next 10 years. And the fifth assessment report of IPCC also completes in 2014. How to follow the ISDR goals and actively participate in the formulation of HFA2, and promoting disaster prevention to adapt to global climate change, becomes an important issue in our country.
Since 2010, the National Disaster Reduction Expert Committee has successfully held four "National Disaster Prevention and Mitigation and Sustainable Development Forum." In order to enhance the building of national disaster prevention and mitigation system, the expert of the National Disaster Reduction Committee decided to held the fifth “comprehensive national disaster Prevention and Mitigation and sustainable development Forum” in 2014.
1. Time and Location
Location: Beijing (Pls. follow the later notification to see the specific venue information)
2. the Form that the Forum organized
Organizer：National Disaster Reduction Committee Expert Committee
Undertakers：National Disaster Reduction Center
National Climate Center
Ministry of Civil Affairs - Ministry of Education, Institute of Disaster Reduction and Emergency Management
Social Security Research Center, Renmin University of China
Participants: members of the National Committee Disaster Reduction Center and local government disaster management personnel, the Experts Committee of National Disaster Reduction Committee, , and well-known experts and scholars from Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Engineering and other research institutes.
3. the Contents
The forum consists of two parts, the opening ceremony and thematic forums.
The opening ceremony will invite experts to do keynote reports around the trends of international disaster reduction strategy, response to climate change, disaster risk management and other hot issues. The thematic forums include global climate chance with comprehensive disaster prevention and mitigation, the role government played in the disaster risk prevention, the deepening of reform and development of disaster prevention and mitigation and the development of disaster relief industry.
Theme1: global climate change and comprehensive disaster prevention and mitigation
It includes the forefrontdevelopments and progress of global climate change, the fifth assessment report of IPCC, the influence of climate change on the occurrence, evolution and distribution of disasters, the opportunities and challenges that climate change brought to our disaster prevention and mitigation and so on.
Theme2: the role of government in disaster risk prevention
Main content: the new progress in the field of international disaster reduction, the main activities of UN international strategy for disaster reduction, HFA2 consultations, urban disaster response, community capacity building in disaster reduction, etc.
Theme3: deepening the reform and the development of disaster reduction
Main contents: perfect the disaster and relief system and deepen the reform, disaster reduction andthe construction of ecological civilization and public security system, disaster prevention and social management, public services of disaster prevention and reductionpublic liability insurance, disasterrisk transfer mode, etc.
Theme4: development of disaster prevention, reduction and relief industry
Main contents: the status and trends ofdevelopment of domestic and international disaster prevention and relief industry, policy of disaster prevention and relief industry, disaster prevention and relief of industry guidance and training, technology, new materials and new equipment innovation ,etc.
4. Instructions for Conference
Welcome experts, technical personnel, business representatives in the field of disaster of prevention and mitigation to sign to the secretariat of the forum. And you can attend the meeting after approval. There is no registration fee and the forum will provide working meals. You need to pay travel costs and accommodation fees yourselves. Who want to attend the forum need to fill in the “the fifth national disaster prevention and mitigation and sustainable development form”(see Annex1) and indicate whether to do reports and the title. You need to feedback to the forum secretariat via fax or email. The forum secretariat will inform participants the forum schedule and other matters.
The forum collects papers from disaster management personnel, scientific workers and anyone who concerned about the disaster prevention and mitigation. And the paper quality will be the important basis for the audit contributors to attend the forum and the forum organizers will compile the corpus.
Contributors should submit papers before April 30,2014(paper form please see Annex 2) .The forum secretariat will inform the authors the results and other arrangement before the end of May. Contributions are to submitted by email ( email@example.com).
For more information please visit http:// www.jianzai.gov.cn
1, The application format of the fifth national comprehensive disaster prevention and mitigation and sustainable development forum
2, The essay form of the fifth national comprehensive disaster prevention and mitigation and sustainable development forum
Contact person: Pei Yuan Yang Peiguo
National Disaster Reduction Expert Committee