A Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) was signed between Gujarat Institute of Disaster Management (GIDM) and United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR-ONEA- GETI) Incheon, Republic of Korea, on April 20th, 2018
Under the (SoC) both the institutions have agreed to jointly work in Capacity Building for enhancement of disaster resilience in the region, the key areas are:
- Engage diverse stakeholders from local governments, academia, civil society, and private sector in effective implementation and contributions of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction for 2015-2030;
- Advocate, Promote and Build DRR capacities through engagement and implementation of the Sendai Framework for DRR at local levels through various modes of training including online;
- Develop capacities of local governments to successfully develop and implement DRR plans and strategies;
- Engage development actors in consideration of next steps to further mainstream climate change adaptation and disaster reduction into development on the basis of national and local risk assessment.
The MoU was signed by Shri. P.K. Taneja, Director General, GIDM and Mr. Sanjaya Bhatia, Head, UNISDR ONEA- GETI.