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The World Tsunami Awareness Day International Symposium

JWNDRR held the World Tsunami Awareness Day International Symposium: Towards resilient recovery through gender and diversity perspective. Documents distributed Program Attached sheet Issues and Challenges Ms. Akiko Domoto, Chair of the Symposium Steering Committee (Recovery and rehabilitation from disaster from gender and diversity lens) Prof. Yoshimitsu Shiozaki, Professor Ritsumeikan University (Recovery and Consensus Building) Presentation of Case Studies Loreine B.・・・

2015/08/21News
Our new report in english

2015/06/29News
Women as a Force for Change~ Gender and Disaster Risk Reduction Outline of JWNDRR’s Report of Activities Symposium

1) Objective In March 2015, the Third UN World Conference on DRR (WCDRR3) was held in Sendai and the ‘Sendai Framework for DRR 2015-2030 (SFDRR)’ was adopted as the new framework for action. At this symposium we would like to hold a discussion on how gender perspectives have been included in the new framework, what legislative amendments must take place・・・

2015/05/05News
JWNDRR Made Requests for the Implementation of Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030

In the end of the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 was adapted. Japan Women’s Network for Disaster Risk Reduction has made a series of requests to the Japanese government and United Nations to incorporate enhancement of the gender perspective, gender equality and women’s leadership, and necessity of women’s empowerment・・・

2015/03/31News
CSO press release

press conference at midnight of 18th March is now reported on JANIC (Japan NGO Center for International Cooperation) website. the closing press conference » UN WEB TV

2015/03/31News
Dreams for 1,000 years

JCC2015 presented Global Declaration on Disaster Risk Reduction for Civil Society, “Dreams for 1,000 years.” This message was made from messages that participants of Public Forum wrote in JCC2015′s People’s Pavilion, and thematic pavilions, “Civil Society Collaboration and Disaster Risk Reduction” and “Gender and Disaster Risk Reduction.” » http://jcc2015.net/en/news/150317-dream-for-1000-years/

2015/03/20News
Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030

World Conference adopts new international framework for disaster risk reduction. (from http://www.wcdrr.org/) 1. Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 2. Sendai Declaration 3. Stakeholders’ voluntary commitments

2015/03/11News
JWNDRR Training Initiative

JWNDRR has produced a training initiative which features concrete experiences and plans regarding DRR and gender training programs. In order to implement gender responsive DRR policies, it is essential to strengthen women’s leadership skills and capacities as well as raise awareness of the importance of gender perspectives amongst DRR officials. Dr. Cheryl Anderson has written a comprehensive summary of gender・・・

2015/03/11News
New Publication from UNISDR

Published by the UN Office for DRR, Women’s Leadership in Risk-Resilient Development: Good Practices & Lessons Learned, aims to shed some light on women’s capabilities to take leading roles in building disaster resilience. It features women as drivers of change in different socio-economic contexts, and under various gender conditions. JWNDRR is also included amongst the examples of good practices.

2015/03/07News
Secretary-General’s Message for 2015

Please see the following web page. http://www.un.org/en/events/womensday/2015/sgmessage.shtml 

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