Resilient Cities 2015

Towards the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR)


ICLEI and UCLG were organizing partners of the Local Authorities Major Group (LAMG) at the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR)in close collaboration with the Secretariat of the "Making My Cities Resilient" Campaign led by UNISDR

14-18 March 2015 - Sendai, Japan


Connect with us by emailing ICLEI´s Conference group to receive updates on the event: sendai.delegation@iclei.org

Key Documents


Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA):


WCDRR Agenda:


Local Authorities Major Group Agenda:

  • Sendai Declaration of Local and Subnational Governments (finalized March 15 2015)

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Contributions to the Conference Preparations by the Local Authorities Major Group (LAMG)

The following documents are interventions and statements from the LAMG in preparations for the UN Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR):



Towards Sendai 2015 webinar

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability organized a webinar on Wednesday, 17 December 2014 on the following topic:

The webinar provided an overview on the goals, preparatory processes and modalities of 3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) to be held on 14-18 March 2015 in Sendai, Japan, with a specific focus on engagement of local and subnational governments. The webinar was organized by ICLEI in its capacity as one of the Organizing Partners of the Local Authorities Major Group at WCDRR. The position Resilient Cities Congress in Bonn was also discussed as the annual review and monitoring platform for local governments in the second phase of the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA-2).