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Fourth Edition Of The International Conference On Disaster Resilient Infrastructure

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.

Highlights:

  • 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.

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