The Closing Ceremony will summarize the key findings from the WRC5, by sharing the joint communique, and set the scene for the GPDRR and the WRC6.
This high-level plenary session serves as the opening for the World Reconstruction Conference 5, and will set the scene for the discussions which will take place over the course of the official programme of the WRC5.
WRC5 Plenary Session: Addressing the Social and Economic Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on “Hard-won” Development Gains
This plenary session will provide a broad overview of key approaches used worldwide to identify and address the social and economic impact of COVID 19, how well they worked and lessons for strengthening resilience and reducing the pandemic’s impact.
WRC5 Plenary Session: Social, Infrastructural, and Economic Recovery from Disasters: An Opportunity to Reset the Development Pathway Towards a Greener and More Resilient Future
The opening plenary will set the scene for WRC5. The plenary will highlight opportunities for improving disaster recovery planning and management so that it is more sustainable, inclusive and resilient.
WRC5 Plenary Session: Rethinking Recovery Governance Models: Planning and Managing Recovery from Complex and Interconnected Disaster-Conflict Events in the COVID-19 Transformed World
This plenary session will highlight key governance issues and will also identify innovations and good practices that address these issues and light the way forward for improved governance models.
This session will discuss approaches to assessment in complex and interconnected disaster-conflict events, including the role of disaster-conflict recovery assessment toward integrated recovery frameworks.
The session will share experiences in managing recovery from complex crises. This will include a focus on successful institutional arrangements, management practices and other innovative solutions that can be replicated or adapted to a range of contexts.
The session will address how environmental considerations can be incorporated in the recovery agenda.
WRC5 Technical Session: Addressing the Recovery Needs of Women and Girls, People with Disabilities and Other Vulnerable Groups
The session will address the exclusion of women in critical recovery decisions in post-conflict, disaster prone settings, and the COVID-19 pandemic. It will share experiences and lessons for risk-informed, sustainable and equitable recovery for all.
WRC5 Technical Session: COVID-19 Whole of Society Recovery Priorities for Health System Strengthening Following a Risk Management Approach
In this session, policy options for recovery, pandemic lessons learned, and strategies for strengthening health system resilience will be discussed for the post COVID-19 recovery phase ensuring health security.