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Cooperation to reduce risk from catastrophic natural disasters
Description/achievement of initiative

We are resolved to help build resilient societies worldwide, with sound awareness by their members of disaster reduction.(Statement made by Koichiro Gemba, Foreign minister of Japan, delivered at United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, 20 June, 2012, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. available at: Speech by Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio + 20) )

Implementation methodologies

We sincerely would like to share our experiences with the people of the world. With that aim, we will hold next month the World Ministerial Conference on Disaster Reduction in Tohoku, the very region struck by the Great East Japan Earthquake. Japan will also provide $3 billion in support to developing countries in the field of disaster reduction over the next three years.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

Japan
Updates to initiatives
Goal 14
2012
We will hold next month the World Ministerial Conference on Disaster Reduction in Tohoku, the very region struck by the Great East Japan Earthquake.
2015
Japan will also provide $3 billion in support to developing countries in the field of disaster reduction over the next three years.
Financing (in USD)
3,000,000,000 USD

SMART
This initiative fulfils the SMART criteria.
Updates
#SDGAction1057
Basic information
Time-frame: 2012 - 2015
Partners
Japan
Countries
Contact information
The, Ministry, Email
United Nations