UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR)
The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR, formerly known as UNISDR) was established in 1999. It is mandated by the United Nations General Assembly resolution (56/195) to serve as the focal point in the UN system for coordinating disaster risk reduction. It advances the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and guides and coordinates the efforts of a wide range of partners to achieve a substantial global reduction in disaster losses, build resilient nations and communities as a fundamental condition for sustainable development. It is an organizational unit of the UN Secretariat and is led by the UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction (SRSG) Mami Mizutori.
Global Risk Forum Davos (GRF)
The foundation GRF Davos aims to bridge the gaps between science, administration, the private sector, the practice and the public regarding risk reduction, disaster management, and climate change mitigation and adaptation. GRF Davos is the organiser of the International Disaster and Risk Conference (IDRC). IDRC is a global gathering of experts for risk reduction, disaster management and climate change adaptation, and held as a biennial conference in Davos, Switzerland.
Munich Re Foundation (MRF)
The Munich Re Foundation is an independent, non-profit organisation founded by Munich Re in 2000. People are ultimately at the core of what the foundation’s work is all about. The foundation’s task is to prepare people for the risks they are exposed to and to minimise these risks wherever possible. It clarifies issues and provides support, also in developing countries. In dialogue with partners worldwide, Munich Re Foundation stimulates ideas and creates perspectives.