Mami MizutoriSonderbeauftragte des UN-Generalsekretärs für die Verringerung des Katastrophenrisikos und Vorsitzende des UN-Büros für Katastrophenvorsorge (UNDDR)
Bundesamt für Bevölkerungsschutz und Katastrophenhilfe
Dr. Bärbel KoflerBeauftragte der Bundesregierung für Menschenrechtspolitik und Humanitäre Hilfe
Deutsches Rotes Kreuz e.V.
Dr. Irene MihalicInnenpolitische Sprecherin der Bundestagsfraktion
Bündnis 90/Die Grünen
25.10.2021 // 10:30
Compounding disaster risks in a changed climate: will the humanitarian development nexus hold up?
Specifically, it aims to:
- Examine the impacts of compounded and increasing risks on the most vulnerable people
- Present the challenges in linking climate and DRR across humanitarian and development work
- Propose key steps to ensure we are building forward better and strengthening our systems to be better fit for the future
Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction and Head of UNDRR
She was appointed Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction, United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) in March 2018. She served for 27 years in the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in various capacities. Prior to joining UNDRR she was Executive Director of the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures, University of East Anglia, UK since 2011.
Dr. Bärbel Kofler
Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Assistance
In March 2016, she was appointed Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Assistance. She has been a member of the German Bundestag since 2004, where she has served on the Committee on the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, the Finance Committee, and the Committee on Human Rights and Humanitarian Assistance. Since 2017, she has been a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee.
Dr. Maarten van Aalst
Director of the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre
He is the Director of the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, the global reference centre on climate risk management for the international Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, working with a network of 192 national Red Cross and Red Crescent societies with 18 million local volunteers, as well as a wide range of partners including governments, development banks, UN agencies, private sector, civil society and academic institutions.