Established on December 22 of 1999, UNDRR is the focal point in the United Nations system for the coordination of disaster reduction and insurance of synergy among the disaster reduction activities of the United Nations system and regional organizations. The organization aims to prevent new and reduce existing disaster risk, strengthening the resilience of people, systems and approaches; in concerns such as climate change, displacement, urbanization, pandemics, protracted crises and financial systems collapse.
Disaster Risk Reduction has strived to achieve the vision of a further sustainable world, through the Sendai Framework since 2015, a 15-year, voluntary, non-binding agreement which recognizes that the state members have the primary role to reduce disaster risk but that responsibility should be shared with other stakeholders including local government, the private sector.
Sendai Framework, through four priorities of action, aims to achieve seven global targets due its time, such as; reducing mortality and wreckage caused by global disaster, enhancing international cooperation to developing countries, increasing the availability of and access to multi-hazard early warning systems, and the number of countries with national and local disaster risk reduction strategies.
Out of the seven objectives of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, topics of
developing a robust and sustainable management of water sources in areas of drought and securing the economical infrastructure of areas in risks of a disaster will be discussed, within the committee, in the hope of introducing beneficial and sustainable solutions, reconstruction and rehabilitation to the table.
Under Secretary-General: Hazan Cemre Koçak
Academic Assistant: Berke Yıldırım