Gathering more than 1,000 virtual participants and 150 physical attendees around the world, the 2022 Asia Pacific Science and Technology Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (APSTCDRR) was held in a hybrid format on 7-8 April 2022 in Manila, Philippines. IRDR co-organised Technical Session 1: Science and Synergies: focusing on DRR, CCA and the SDGs.
The Asia Pacific Science and Technology Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction 2022 focused on:
- Share experiences on the use of S&T to address compound, cascading and systemic risk
- Foster exchanges on the contribution of S&T to inclusive risk governance
- Define the contribution of the Asia Pacific region to the implementation of global frameworks and roadmaps related to S&T for DRR
- Review the contribution of S&T in the region to the implementation of the Sendai Framework to be reflected in the Mid-Term Review of the Sendai Framework
The Conference released the Manila Declaration and the report Status of Science and Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia-Pacific.
Conference website: https://resiliencecouncil.ph/event/apstcdrr/
Download for the report: https://www.irdrinternational.org/knowledge_pool/publications/894