Parallel session 3B: Technical guidance and support: Disaster Risk Reduction in Climate Change Adaptation (UNISDR, Wetlands International)

Moderator: Tessa Kelly

Synopsis: The session will discuss how the processes behind the NAPs and national DRR strategies are assisting the countries in converging disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation in their sustainable development. The session will also elucidate the Sendai Framework indicators and targets as part of the Sendai Framework monitoring that will support countries in unpacking the linkages of DRR, SDGs and climate change adaptation.


  • The convergence of NAPs and the national disaster risk reduction strategies (Sujit Kumar Mohanty, UNISDR)
  • Engaging CSOs in climate change adaptation in Uganda (Gabriel Agiro, CARE Uganda)
  • Introduction to comprehensive climate risk management (Waltraud Ederer, GIZ)
  • Integrating Ecosystem based Solutions in DRR and climate change adaptation (The Philippines)


Location: Ballroom 1 Date: April 4, 2018 Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Tessa Kelly Sujit Kumar Mohanty Gabriel Agiro Waltraud Ederer Carizon Geralin