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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), Pakistan - government
Asian Disaster Reduction Center, International Recovery Platform
Duryog Nivaran, Rural Development Policy Institute
In person
02 September 2010 - 08 September 2010
Antalya
Disaster Preparedness and Prevention Initiative for South Eastern Europe, Ministry of Interior, Disaster and Emergency Management Authority
In person
04 November 2010 - 06 November 2010
Jakarta, Kemayoran
National Agency for Disaster Management (Badan Nasional Penanggulangan Bencana)

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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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