INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DISASTER RESILIENT INFRASTRUCTURE (ICDRI) 2023

  • India attended the International Conference on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (ICDRI).
  • The International Conference on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (ICDRI) is an annual international conference and platform.

Aim:

  • To continue building an engaged global community for disaster and climate resilient infrastructure.
  • It was launched the Prime Minister of India at the 2019 UN Climate Summit.
  • Theme 2023: ‘Delivering Resilient and Inclusive Infrastructure: Pathways for Risk Informed Systems, Practices and Investments’.
  • It is being organized in New Delhi.

The Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) includes:

  • Afghanistan, Argentina, Australia, Bhutan, Chile, Fiji, France, Germany, India, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, Nepal, Netherlands, Peru, Sri Lanka, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.
  • They have all endorsed the CDRI Charter.

Six organizations are supporting partners:

  1. The World Bank Group,
  2. The Asian Development Bank,
  3. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP),
  4. The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR),
  5. The Private Sector Alliance for Disaster Resilient Societies (ARISE) and
  6. Coalition for Climate Resilient Investment (CCRI).

SOURCE: THE HINDU, THE ECONOMIC TIMES, PIB

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