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  • 20 March, 2021

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EU Joins Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure Initiative

The 27-member European Union joins the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) initiative.

About Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure Initiative:

  • Prime Minister of India launched it in 2019 at the UN Climate Change Summit.
  • It is a multi-stakeholder global partnership of national governments, UN agencies, multilateral development banks, private sector, academic and knowledge institutions.
  • It aims to promote the resilience of new and existing infrastructure systems to climate and disaster risks.
  • It also supports sustainable development.
  • The Governing Council is the highest policy-making body of the CDRI.
    • It is co-chaired by India and a representative of another nation, nominated by rotation every 2 years.
  • Members of the CDRI may make voluntary contributions.

Source: TH


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