Lisauskaite V.V. The UN Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction as a Special Form of Interstate Cooperation Implementation

DOI: https://doi.org/10.15688/lc.jvolsu.2019.4.21

Valentine V. Lisauskaite, Candidate of Sciences (Jurisprudence), Associate Professor, Department of International Law and Comparative Law, Irkutsk State University, Ulan-Batorskaya St., 10, 664082 Irkutsk, Russian Federation, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3694-9966

Introduction: the purpose of the paper is to study the UN Global platform for disaster risk reduction as a format of the international intergovernmental conference. Methods: the methodological framework for the study is a set of methods of scientific knowledge, among which the main are the methods of comparison, consistency, analysis. Results: the UN global platform for disaster risk reduction is a global, interim event for the implementation of The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030. It takes place in the form of a multi-level forum involving various participants. Its purpose is the exchange of experience and discussion of pressing problems in the implementation of certain areas of the universal disaster risk reduction program. The author highlights both positive and negative aspects of this forum, reveals its theoretical and practical essence. Conclusions: the study showed that the global platform is indeed an international intergovernmental conference of an expanded format. The increased interest in the event indicates its importance, quality and effectiveness.

Key words: international cooperation on disaster protection, international conferences, the UN global platform on disaster risk reduction, disasters, protection against natural and man-made risks, international protection against disasters, the Sendai framework program.

Citation. Lisauskaite V.V. The UN Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction as a Special Form of Interstate Cooperation Implementation. Legal Concept, 2019, vol. 18, no. 4, pp. 153-158. (in Russian). DOI: https://doi.org/10.15688/lc.jvolsu.2019.4.21

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