News and Events

IRP collects news and organizes events to facilitate discussion on resilient recovery and building back better, including the annual International Recovery Forum.

Latest events and training

In person
21 August 2023 - 24 August 2023
Singapore
Association of South East Asian Nations
International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University
Online
18 October 2023 - 20 October 2023
Cascais
ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, European Environment Agency
International Recovery Platform, United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Kobe Office, United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, Asian Disaster Reduction Center, Cabinet Office (Japan), Hyogo Prefectural Government
Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience

IRP Herald

IRP Herald Vol 34: The Fifth World Reconstruction Conference Organized Under the Umbrella of IRP

IRP Herald Volume 34 is the knowledge report for the IRP-supported technical sessions at the World Reconstruction Conference 5.

International Recovery Platform

IRP Herald Vol 33: International Recovery Forum 2022: Redesigning Systems for Resilience through Recovery: Assessing Progress and the Unfinished Agenda at the Midpoint of the Sendai Framework

IRP Herald Volume 33 is the knowledge report for the International Recovery Forum 2022: Redesigning Systems for Resilience through Recovery: Assessing Progress and the Unfinished Agenda at the Midpoint of the Sendai Framework.

International Recovery Platform

Latest news and updates

International Recovery Forum

The International Recovery Forum, established in 2005, convenes a broad range of senior policymakers and practitioners to exchange experiences and facilitate discussion on challenges to resilient recovery and opportunities for building back better. It is a forum designed to generate ideas and collaboration through dialogue and debate, sharing of experiences and the latest evidence in disaster recovery. The forum is coordinated annually in Kobe, Japan, by the International Recovery Platform (IRP) Secretariat, in close consultation with the IRP Steering Committee.

The annual forum is organized around themes to address key prevailing priorities and gaps in knowledge and practice for recovery and building back better. The forum’s themes link with the outcomes and lessons emerging from previous IRP Forums and other relevant global events, in order to advance the field. The International Recovery Forum is among the key activities managed by IRP in support of its mandate to share experiences and learning among countries and all relevant stakeholders, explicitly designated in the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.

Kobe skyline Dec 23

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