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1 1 Preliminary Consultative Meeting on Building a Global Network of NGOs for Community Resilience to Disasters, Geveva, October Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction A key element of the institutional arrangement of the ISDR Background Functions of GP/DRR 2007 session - format Procedures for participation Outputs Reid Basher, ISDR secretariat

2 2 Preliminary Consultative Meeting on Building a Global Network of NGOs for Community Resilience to Disasters, Geveva, October Need for global goods, assessments, coherency, coordination Expands on IATF/DR – broader membership + Governments – Some NGOs were already in IATF/DR but participation should be strengthened Links humanitarian, sectorial development, environment/S&T actors; civil society and governments New focus on better support to countries, building resilience, implementing Hyogo Framework Will be a core institutional arrangement of ISDR GP/DRR – what is the rationale?

3 3 Preliminary Consultative Meeting on Building a Global Network of NGOs for Community Resilience to Disasters, Geveva, October Systematically advocate and share knowledge among practitioners and experts; Improve the coherency of international action on disaster risk reduction at all levels – setting common priorities ; and Provide reviews and evaluations of progress toward disaster risk reduction. GP/DRR – three principal functions - Will be a technical and not intergovernmental meeting

4 4 Preliminary Consultative Meeting on Building a Global Network of NGOs for Community Resilience to Disasters, Geveva, October Geneva, 5-7 June – plus meetings on days before and after Main multi-stakeholder plenary – set rules, hears reviews, plus high level panel? Parallel technical workshops (2–3) on key issues (e.g.national reporting, mainstreaming, national platforms/mechanisms…) Opportunity for holding other forums, partner events Guided by prior regional/sub-regional consultations and thematic inputs GP/DRR 2007 session – likely format

5 5 Preliminary Consultative Meeting on Building a Global Network of NGOs for Community Resilience to Disasters, Geveva, October Membership open but is subject to DRR purposes Builds on IATF/DR membership and national ISDR focal points Prior consolidation of regional and thematic veiwpoints Expectations from members (e.g. regular reporting, commitment to implementing Hyogo Framework, etc…) to be determined Open participation for observers Announcement and procedures for participation - January 2007 Procedures for participation – under discussion

6 6 Preliminary Consultative Meeting on Building a Global Network of NGOs for Community Resilience to Disasters, Geveva, October Common report on progress in disaster risk reduction Direction and guidance for Hyogo Framework implementation - including key issues, setting standards, reporting, etc Agreement on joint work programming approach and on priorities for joint international action Collation of caucus statements ( including NGOs?) GP/DRR - expected outputs THANK YOU


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