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NATURAL DISASTERS AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Proposed strategy of action in the preparation of the World Summit on Sustainable Development, WSSD IATF 4, 15 -16 Nov. 2001
Objective n To include disaster reduction as a key element for sustainable development in the expected Johannesburg Programme of Action n Also as crosscutting issue in relevant chapters and segments
WSSD in Johannesburg, 2 -11 September 2002 n "People, Planet, Prosperity". The presumptions to address are: ØPoverty and inequality are the greatest threat to sustainable global development in 21 st century, ØSeriously tackling inequality will involve changes in terms of trade, investment, debt relief, ØGovernments cannot do this alone partnership with business, industry and civil society is essential.
Background WSSD n Review of implementation of Agenda 21, Rio Principles and ratification of conventions adopted in Rio 1992 UNCED – Climate change, biodiversity, forest, (desertification) n Johannesburg Programme of Action expected, based on commitments for targets, delivery mechanisms, resources and monitoring.
Issues in Agenda 21 relating to disaster reduction n n Chapter 7 "Promoting sustainable human settlement development", Chapter 11: “. . . Combating deforestation and drought”; Chapter 13 ”. . . Sustainable mountain development", Chapter 17 "Protection of the oceans. . . ", Chapter 18: “. . . freshwater resources: application of integrated approaches. . ”
WSSD focus n n Shift in emphasis from purely environmental issues to the importance of sustainable social and economic development needs of the developing world, ie the intersection between poverty, environment and development.
Issues at WSSD- tentative • Financing for sustainable development • Technology transfer • Global trade agreements and the environment • Access to water • Access to energy • Environmental health • Air and atmosphere • Vulnerability to natural disasters • Land degradation • Unsustainable exploitation of marine resources.
Attendance WSSD Some 70 000 delegates are expected: n n n 110 to 193 heads of state 6 000 UN delegates 60 000 delegates to the Civil Society 2 000 VIP global business leaders 3 000 Journalists
Preparatory process WSSD n n n National Assessments Regional Assessments and Prep. Meetings Stakeholder meetings for partnership during 2002 (UNEP, UNDP, Capacity 21 and others) Preparatory Committee (Commission on Sustainable Devlopment, CSD-10) Key partner is UN/DESA
Important links n Important links to highlight and build on during the preparatory process: ØClimate Change and desertification, and links to both conventions. ØPoverty Eradication Plans and Programmes ØFood security ØStakeholders meetings ØOthers….
Some actions taken, ISDR n n Meeting with WSSD Bureau Participation in Regional Prep. Meetings in Europe, Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean Particpation in related meetings Some lobbying with Governments and national counterparts
Proposed further action n n Back ground documentation (expert input) Active Preparatory Committee CSD 10 - participation Participation in key meetings and fora Work with national and regional counterparts, committees and platforms
Documentation n n SG report (for Prep. Com 2) Background document including: – Relation to other areas: poverty eradication, health, climate change, combating desertification, human settlements, freshwater, mountains, biodiversity, gender sensitiveness, information for decisionmaking, globalisation, etc, – Programme of action recommendations (targets, delivery mechanisms, resources and monitoring)
Some deadlines for Back ground documents to Prep. Coms: n n 20 December- 01: Prep. Com II (first outline for Agenda WSSD and Programme for Action) 20 February- 02: Third Prep. Com III 6 April -03: Prep. Com IV 1 July: Submission on proposal for side event for the Summit
Expert consultations n n n Improve back ground document and provide recommendations on targets Seek opportunities back to other meetings for “Brain stormings” and technical input Internet discussion, web support
Supporting documentation n Several global reports under preparation, useful for WSSD: – Global review on disaster reduction (ISDR) – World Vulnerability Report (UNDP) – Global Environmental Outlook (UNEP) – World Disaster Report (IFRC) – World Water Report – Millenium Ecosystem Assessment (WRI) – others. .
Preparatory Committees n Prep. Com II, New York, – 21 January-8 February, 2002 (includes stakeholder dialogue) n Third Prep. Com III, New York, – 25 March-5 April, 2002 n Fourth Prep. Com IV, Jakarta, Indonesia, – 6 -17 May, 2002 n Possible with side events
Side events n n For Prepcom II Proposals submitted by 10 December 2001. For Prepcom III Proposals must be submitted by 11 February 2002. For Prepcom IV Proposals must be submitted by 8 April 2002. For WSSD, Johannesburg, proposals submitted by 1 July 2002.
Some key meetings and fora n n n Regional preparatory meeting: Asia, Cambodia, 27 -29 November 2001 International Conference on Freshwater: Bonn, 3 -7 December, 2001, India, Delhi: Asia ISDR committees - ADRC/Japan: 21 Jan. 2002 Global Environmental Ministerial Meeting, Cartagena Colombia, 13 -15 Feb 2002 World Food Summit, Rome, May (? ) 2002
Seeking national commitment n Work with national and regional counterparts, committees and platforms within each consituency of ISDR partners and IATF members- link disaster reduction ans development consituencies n “Spread the message”
Special segment or panel at WSSD n n Depending on the development of the Prep. Coms, plans for a special segment or panel during the WSSD should be developed with interested partner agencies. Decide before 4 th Prep. Com Proposal to be prepared by the Secretariat in consultation with partners
Environmental High level meeting Cartagena, 13 -15 Feb Freshwater Bonn 3 -7 Dec Asia Prep. Com 27 -29 Nov 2002 Sep 4 th. Prep. Com Indonesia, 6 -17 May WSSD, Johannesburg 2 -11 September 2002 Hemispheric Meeting Costa Rica, 4 -5 Dec Background doc - DESA 2 nd Prep Com. NY, 21 Jan-8 Feb 3 rd Prep. Com. NY, 25 Mar-5 April May Mar Jan 2001 Dec WSSD time line
Sum up for discussion IATF: Proposed further action n n Back ground documentation - possible expert consultations / meetings Active Preparatory Committee CSD 10 - participation, side events? Participation in key meetings and for a: which ones and who? Work with national and regional counterparts, committees and platforms