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

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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP)
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Japan - government, League of Arab States
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Headquarters
United Nations Office for Project Services, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs
United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

IRP Herald

IRP Herald Vol 26: International Recovery Forum 2019 -Attaining the Build Back Better Dividend-

IRP Herald Volume 26 is the knowledge report for the International Recovery Forum 2019: Attaining the Build Back Better Dividend.

International Recovery Platform

IRP Herald Vol 25: IRP Shared Insights to Achieve Resilience of Transport Systems at the 11th EST Forum

IRP Herald Volume 25 is the knowledge report for IRP's work at the 11th Intergovernmental Regional Environmentally Sustainable Transport (EST) Forum in Asia.

International Recovery Platform

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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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