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

United Nations Environment Programme
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Arab States
Geoscience Australia, Global Earthquake Model Foundation (GEM)
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Headquarters
Online
16 February 2022
Expo 2020 – DP World Pavilion, (Flow Gallery), DUBAI
International Tourism & Investment Conference
United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) - Headquarters

IRP Herald

IRP Herald Vol 22: International Recovery Forum 2018 -Build Back Better in Urban Resilience

IRP Herald Volume 22 is the knowledge report for the International Recovery Forum 2018: Build Back Better in Urban Resilience.

International Recovery Platform

IRP Herald Vol 21: Messages on Build Back Better at the National Conference on Promoting Disaster Risk Reduction 2017 (Bosai Kokutai)

IRP Herald Volume 21 is the knowledge report for the National Conference on Promoting Disaster Risk Reduction 2017 and World Bosai Forum.

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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