UNDRR Stakeholder Engagement Mechanism (SEM) Reflections on the Sendai Framework Midterm Review
The Sendai Framework provides for an all-of-society and all-of-state engagement in preventing and reducing disaster risks posed by both natural and man-made hazards and related environmental, technological and biological hazards and risks. The Mid-Term Review marks the midpoint in the implementation cycle of the Sendai Framework and its scope includes, inter alia, a retrospective review of progress achieved thus far, a prospective view on what needs to be done in the future to address current and emerging issues, creating coherence with the reviews or other sustainable development frameworks
- Increase awareness of the Mid-Term Review
- Outline the importance of stakeholder engagement in the Mid-Term Review
- Share how stakeholder community can participate
- Share preliminary findings
- Capture initial reflections and feedback on the preliminary findings from the SEM
- Rebecca Murphy, Focal Point of SEM and Policy Lead, The Global Network of Civil Society Organisations for Disaster Reduction (GNDR)
- Marc Gordon, Senior Coordinator of the Midterm Review of the Sendai Framework, The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
- Aashish Khullar, Consultant, The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
- Jane Katz, Representative of the Urban Cluster in UNDRR_SEM
- Mr. Takeshi Komino, Deputy Chairperson, Asian Disaster Reduction and Response Network (ADRRN)
Guiding questions for discussions:
- What are the key elements and procedures of the MTR SF?
- What are the preliminary findings of the SEM MTR?
- What reflections do the wider SEM have on these findings?