Fourth Edition Of The International Conference On Disaster Resilient Infrastructure:
The Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the inaugural session of the fourth edition of the International Conference on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure.
- He noted that the coalition has expanded and made valuable contributions.
- He mentioned the initiative on ‘Infrastructure for Resilient Island States’ that was launched at COP-26 and CDRI’s work on Resilient Airports studying 150 airports around the world.
- The ‘Global Assessment of Disaster Resilience of Infrastructure Systems’ that is being led by CDRI will help create global knowledge that would be immensely valuable.
- The Prime Minister said that in order to make our future resilient we have to work towards a ‘Resilient Infrastructure Transition’.
- Resilient infrastructure can also be the centrepiece of our wider adaptation efforts.
International Conference on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (ICDRI)
- The International Conference on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (ICDRI) is the annual conference of the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI).
- It brings together member countries, organizations and institutions to strengthen the global discourse on disaster and climate resilient infrastructure.
- In 2018 and 2019, the first and second International Workshop on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure took place in New Delhi, India. ICDRI 2021 was hosted virtually.
- The fourth edition of ICDRI is being organized in partnership with the United States Government, from 4 to 6 May 2022 in New Delhi, in hybrid format.
- CDRI was launched by the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, at the 2019 UN Climate Summit.