Speeches & Statements

Opening and closing ceremony speeches

THE DEPUTY SECRETARY GENERAL- Remarks at 3rd Multi-hazard Early Warning Conference, Closing Ceremony

I am pleased to join you for the closing of this third Multi-hazard Early Warning Conference and to have heard how partners are following-up on the Secretary General’s call for action on early warning systems.

Opening Remarks of Ms. Mami Mizutori Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction and Head of UNDRR

It is my great pleasure to welcome you all to the opening of the 7th Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, under the theme: From Risk to Resilience: Towards Sustainable Development for All in a COVID-19 Transformed World.

THE DEPUTY SECRETARY-GENERAL- Remarks at Opening Ceremony Seventh Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

I would like to convey the appreciation of the United Nations to President Joko Widodo and the Government and people of Indonesia for hosting the 2022 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction.

THE DEPUTY SECRETARY GENERAL- Remarks at Ministerial Roundtable: Scaling up Disaster Risk Reduction to Tackle the Climate Emergency Seventh Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

The recently launched Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2022, “Our World at Risk” offers a wake-up call on the challenges we face to stop the spiral of disaster destruction. But it also sets the path to move from risk to resilience.

Statements by Member States

Delegation Details
Argentina

Official Statement from the Argentine Delegation

The Argentine Delegation congratulates and thanks the Government of Indonesia and UNDRR for the organization and achievement of this event in the difficulties imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic
Australia

2022 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction -Australia’s Official Statement

Australia is delighted to participate in the 2022 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction. I thank the Government of Indonesia and United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction for organising this event.
Bangladesh

Official Statement of the People's Republic of Bangladesh, Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR 2022)

Official Statement of the People's Republic of Bangladesh, Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR 2022)
Belarus

Official statement of The Republic of Belarus

On behalf of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus I extend my greetings to you.
Botswana

Official Statement by The Republic of Botswana

An Official Statement by the Honourable Assistant Minister of State President at the 7th Session Global Platform For Disaster Risk Reduction Bali, Indonesia
Cambodia

Statement of H.E. Hang Samoeun Minister and Vice-President of the National Committee for Disaster Management of the Kingdom of Cambodia

At the outset, in the name of the National Committee for Disaster Management of the Royal Government of Cambodia, I would like to express my high appreciation to the Government of Indonesia and UNDRR for the excellent arrangements made for the GP2022
Canada

Official Statement by Canada UN DRR Seventh Global Session

The Government of Canada would like to extend its sincere thanks to the Government of Indonesia and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction for convening the Seventh Session of the Global Platform.
Chile

Chile-official statement

Chile official statement -VII Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GP22) Bali, Indonesia.
China

Official Statement Ministry of Emergency Management of the People’s Republic of China

Please allow me to begin, on behalf of the Chinese delegation, by extending my warm congratulations on the convening of the 7th Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction
Colombia

Official statement of Colombia

First of all, from the Government of Colombia headed by our President, Mr. Iván Duque Márquez, we would like to thank the kind invitation to this important body that will allow us to make a detailed review of the status of implementation of the SFramework
Czech Republic

Official Statement of the Czech Republic, Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR 2022)

Official Statement of the Czech Republic, Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR 2022).
Ecuador

PALABRAS DECLARACIÓN OFICIAL REPÚBLICA DEL ECUADOR

En nombre del Presidente Constitucional de la República del Ecuador, Señor Guillermo Lasso Mendoza, me permito saludar a todos los participantes de la Séptima Plataforma Global 2022 para la Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres
Ethiopia

Official Statement of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia, Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR 2022)

Official Statement of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia, Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR 2022).
Fiji

Fiji-Pre-recorded Official Statement on the Global Platform 2022

The Global Platform for DRR provides an excellent opportunity for countries to share experiences and the challenges we face in the implementation of Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR).
Finland

National Statement by Finland at the Seventh Session of theGlobal Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

The importance of Disaster Risk Reduction and effective implementation of the Sendai Framework is growing exponentially.
France

Déclaration officielle – France

La France remercie très sincèrement l’Indonésie et le bureau des Nations unies pour la réduction des risques de catastrophe (UNDRR) pour l’organisation et l’accueil à Bali de la 7ème plateforme globale pour la réduction des risques de catastrophe.
Germany

Official German Statement at the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

Moving from “Risk to Resilience”!
Ghana

Ghana Country Report on the 7th Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction Bali, Indonesia

I bring to you warm greetings from the government and people of the Republic of Ghana. It is seven (7) years down the line when the Sendai Framework was adopted by all Member States.
Guatemala

Official Statement of the Republic of Guatemala, Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR 2022)

Official Statement of the Republic of Guatemala, Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR 2022)
Indonesia

Official Statement of the Indonesian Delegation in the Official Statement session

Allow me to express my highest appreciation to the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) and the entire committee taking part in the organizing of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction 2022. 
Italy

Official Statement of Italy

I would like to begin by thanking the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) and the Government of Indonesia for organizing and hosting such an important event.
Japan

Official Statement by Japan

The Government of Japan would like to extend it sincere appreciation to the Government of Indonesia and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction for hosting the Seventh Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction.
Kenya

Republic of Kenya National Statement at the 7th Global Platform for Disaster Reduction

Excellencies, Distinguished Delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen, The Kenyan delegation is delighted to join you here at this important meeting.
Kiribati

Republic of Kiribati National Statement

Since the adoption of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction in 2015, Kiribati has been actively and effectively implementing the framework at all levels.
Korea, Rep of

Official Statement the Republic of Korea

Achievements and Challenges of Implementing the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030(Focusing on the last three years)
Madagascar

Official Statement of Madagascar during the seventh session of the Global Platform (GP2022)

Permettez-moi, Excellence Monsieur le Président, d’adresser au Gouvernement de la République d’Indonésie ainsi qu’à l’Organisation des Nations Unies pour la Réduction des Risques et des Catastrophes (UNDRR).
Malaysia

Malaysia Statement Seventh Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GP2022)

First of all, Malaysia would like to take this opportunity to commend the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) for the successful convening of the Seventh Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction(GPDRR)
Mexico

Official declaration of Mexico for the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GP22)

I thank the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction and the Government of Indonesia for organizing this Seventh Global Platform, which takes place in a context whereat the international community faces enormous and urgent challenges.
Mongolia

Statement for the 7th session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction by H.E. Mr. Amarsaikhan Sainbuyan, Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia

From Risk to Resilience: Towards Sustainable Development for All in a COVID-19 Transformed World
Nepal

Official Statement from Government of Nepal, Ministry of Home Affairs at the Seventh Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction 2022

It is my great honor and privilege to be here in Bali leading the Nepali delegation to the Seventh Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction.
New Zealand

New Zealand Statement: 7th Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (Bali 2022)

We are emerging from a time like no other in recent memory. A time that has changed how we manage risks, how we respond to disasters, and how we consider resilience
Norway

Statement by Norway Global Platform 2022, Bali.

Statement by Norway
Pakistan

Pakistan's statement during 7th Session of Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, Bali, Indonesia

On behalf of the People and Government of Pakistan, I would like to extend felicitations to the United Nations Office of Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) and Government of Indonesia for organizing the seventh session of the GPDRR 2022 in Bali, Indonesia.
Panama

Declaration of the Republic of Panama, Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction(GP2022)

On behalf of the Government of the Republic of Panama, His Excellency President Laurentino Cortizo Cohen and the Panamanian people, we greet all the delegations and congratulate the Government of Indonesia as host of this VII Global Platform for DRR
Paraguay

Declaración de la Secretaría de Emergencia Nacional (SEN), dependiente de la Presidencia de la República del Paraguay

En nombre del Excelentísimo Señor Presidente de la República del Paraguay, Don Mario AbdoBenítez, expreso el respetuoso saludo al Gobierno de Indonesia y a la Señora Mami Mizutori, Representante Especial del Secretario General de las Naciones
Peru

Statement of the Republic of Peru, Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GP2022)

Statement of the Republic Peru, Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GP2022)
Philippines

Official Statement of the Republic of the Philippines, Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR 2022)

Official Statement of the Republic of the Philippines, Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR 2022)
Portugal

Official Statement by Her Excellency Patrícia Gaspar, Secretary of State of Civil Protection, at the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, Bali, Indonesia, 23-28 May 2022.

Portugal welcomes and appreciates the efforts undertaken by the United Nations to advocate for DRR principles through the Sendai Framework for DRR in line with the sustainable development goals, Paris Agreement on Climate Change and the New Urban Agenda.
Qatar

Statement of the State of Qatar in front of the seventh session of the International Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction 2022

delivered by His Excellency Brigadier General Hamad Othman Al Dhaimi, Director General of Civil Defense, Ministry of Interior
Russian Federation

Official statement of the Russian Federation

The Russian delegation considers the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction as an authoritative international forum for the exchange of experience and best practices in the field of disaster risk reduction
Saudi Arabia

Official Statement from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

His Excellency the Director General of Civil Defense Lieutenant-General / Suleiman Al-Amro. Head of the delegation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
South Africa

National Statement by South Africa at the 7th Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

The South African delegation wishes to extend its sincere appreciation to the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction for convening and organising the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR2022) .
South Sudan

Republic of South Sudan Official Statement at the Global Platform For Disaster Risk Reduction

First, I want to congratulate the Government and the people of Indonesia for the excellent organization of GP2022 in Bali.
Sweden

Written official Statement from Sweden

H.E. Ms Matilda Ernkrans, Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation
Switzerland

Switzerland's official statement for the 7th session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction(GP2022)

Switzerland is convinced that sustainable development and human well-being are only possible if they are not shattered by hazards, whether they are of natural, technical, or societal origin.
Tajikistan

Official Statement of the Delegation of the Republic of Tajikistan

Every year, natural disasters caused by climate change pose enormous damage and additional burdens on the economies of our countries. And climate change adaptation is one of the key mechanisms to address these problems.
Tanzania, United Rep of

The United Republic of Tanzania Statement at the Seventh Global Platform For Disaster Risk Reduction

Statement by Honourable DR. John A Jingu, Permanent Secretary, Prime Minister's Office (Policy, Parliament Affairs and Coordination)
Timor-Leste

Country statement TIMOR LESTE

First and foremost, it is a privilege and a great honor for me to be here, to address the 7th Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction on behalf of Democratic Republic of Timor Leste.
Turkey

AFAD Disaster And Emergency Management Presidency, Republic of Turkey

As the Deputy Head of AFAD, Turkey's disaster management authority I respectfully greet you on behalf of myself, my institution and my country.
United States of America

Statement of the United States of America Seventh Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

The United States thanks the Government of Indonesia and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction for hosting the Seventh Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction.
Uruguay

Official Statement-Uruguay

Greetings to all authorities and colleagues who work daily, all over the world, on disaster risk management.
Yemen

بيان الجمهورية اليمنية للمنتدى العالمي للحد من مخاطر الكوارث الدورة السابعة بالي - اندونيسيا 23 إلى 28 مايو 2022م

ترحب الجمهورية اليمنية بانعقاد الدورة السابعة للمنتدى العالمي للحد من مخاطر الكوارث الذي ينعقد في مدينة بالي خالل الفترة من 23 إلى 28 مايو 2022 ، ،كما تتوجه بالشكر الجزيل لكل من حكومة اندونيسيا

Statements by Intergovernmental Organizations and UN System Entities

Delegation Details
ActionAid - Bangladesh

ActionAid’s Call for Action on The Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, Indonesia.

African Union

Africa Common Position to the 2022 Global Platform for DRR 24 May 2022, Bali, Indonesia

African Union Commission

The African Union Commission Official Statement to Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GP2022)

Andean Community General Secretariat

Official statement of the General Secretary of the Andean Community

Anticipation Hub

Statement of the Anticipation Hub, Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR 2022)

ARISE

Private Sector Alliance for Disaster Resilient Societies (UNDRR)

Asian Disaster Reduction Center

Asian Disaster Reduction Center-Official Statement

Association of South East Asian Nations

ASEAN joint statement on strengthening resilience to disasters for the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction 2022

Build Change

Official Statement of Build Change, Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR 2022)

Community Practitioners’ Platform for Resilience

Statement from the Community Practitioners Platform for Resilience to the 7th Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Bali, Indonesia

Coordination Center for Natural Disaster Prevention in Central America

Official statement of CEPREDENAC VII Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

European Union

Official Statement of the European Union and its Member States, Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR 2022)

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - Headquarters

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Official Statement to the seventh session of the Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction (GP2022)

Habitat for Humanity International

Habitat for Humanity International-Statement to the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction 2022

Indian Ocean Commission

Statement of the Indian Ocean Commission by Pr. Vêlayoudom Marimoutou, General Secretary

Integrated Research on Disaster Risk

The Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) Statement at GPDRR 2022

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

Official Statement of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)

International Labour Organization

ILO official statement at the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction 2022

International Organization for Migration

Statement of the International Organization for Migration, Director General, Antonio Vitorino, Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, Bali Indonesia.

Japan International Cooperation Agency

Official Statement of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

Media Group

Media Statement on Disaster Risk Reduction

Mexico, Indonesia, Republic of Korea, Turkey and Australia

MIKTA joint statement

Nepal - government

Risk to resilience: Disaster Risk Reduction and Management in Nepal

Norwegian Refugee Council

Official Statement of the Norwegian Refugee Council to the Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction 2022

Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Statement by the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Permanent Mission of Peru to the United Nations, New York

Statement by the Co-Chairs of the Group of Friends For Disaster Risk Reduction

Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law Statement to the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction 2022

Sendai Stakeholders Children and Youth Group

The Global Children and Youth Statement on Disaster Risk Reduction

Stakeholder Engagement Mechanism

Stakeholder Declaration by SEM Group ‘Migrants/ Displaced People’ on DRR and Disaster Displacement at the occasion of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GP22)

Stakeholder Engagement Mechanism

Stakeholder Engagement Mechanism-NGO Major Group Statement

Stakeholder Engagement Mechanism

A Statement of the Stakeholder Engagement Mechanism for GPDRR 2022

Stakeholder Group of Persons with Disabilities

Seventh Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction Stakeholders Group of Persons with Disabilities Thematic Group on Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Action

U-INSPIRE Indonesia

Official statement of U-INSPIRE Alliance

United Nations Children's Fund

2022 Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction UNICEF Official Statement

United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters

United Nations Development Programme Official Statement at the 2022 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

UNECE Official Statement at the Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction

United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

Official statement by Ms. Sima Bahous, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UN Women

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

Co-Chairs’ Summary: Bali Agenda for Resilience: From risk to resilience: Towards sustainable development for all in a COVID-19 transformed world

Universidad Autónoma de Chiriquí

Declaración Oficial de la Universidad Autónoma de Chiriquí para la GP 2022

World Food Programme

World Food Programme (WFP) Official Statement to the seventh session of the Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction (GP2022)