GADRI Secretariat
GADRI Secretariat

With endorsement of the General Assembly, the GADRI Secretariat is currently located at the Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University, Uji Campus, Kyoto, Japan which supports its operation.
   ※GADRI Website http://gadri.net/

GADRI VISION

To deepen the understanding of disasters and find implementable solutions to achieve a disaster resilient world, by integrating knowledge and technologies from around the world. To achieve the above purpose, GADRI has the following objectives:


 1. To establish a global research network

 2. To provide a research road map, and plans and organization of disaster research groups

 3. To promote capacity development of disaster research institutes and enhance researcher and student exchange

 4. To promote exchange and sharing of data and information for scientific research across the globe

 5. To serve as an advocacy organization to present views in an effort to influence decision-making processes.

GADRI Members

More than 151 member institutions have joined GADRI. The membership of GADRI is open to institutes with an aim to contribute to the advancement of disaster research, and those working in the field of disaster risk reduction. Various research institutions from around the world have joined GADRI among which are universities, networks, organizations in collaboration with UN agencies such as UNU, UNDRR, UNESCO, and others. (Detail is "http://gadri.net/members/members/")


             
            【Geographical distribution of members of GADRI】


Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction

First Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction
( https://www.dpri.kyoto-u.ac.jp/gsri/first/ )




First Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction: Exploring New Paradigms of Natural Disaster Research Based on Lessons Learned from the Great Natural Disasters hosted by the Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan from 24 to 25 November 2011.


      


Second Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction
( https://www.dpri.kyoto-u.ac.jp/gsri/ )




The Second Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction: Development of a Research Road Map for the Next Decade was held at the Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan in March 2015.



      



3rd Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction
( http://gadri.net/3rd_summit/ )




The 3rd Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction: Expanding the Platform for Bridging Science and Policy Making (GSRIDRR 2017) was held at the Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University, Uji Campus from 19 to 21 March 2017. The 3rd Global Summit was an opportunity for various stakeholders in local governments, private sector and others to engage in risk management information, share responsibility and resources, and voice in unification evidence-based statements for implementation.



      

4th Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction
( http://gadri.net/summit4/ )




The fourth Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction (4thGSRIDRR2019) took place at the Disaster Prevention Research Institutes (DPRI), Kyoto University, Uji Campus, Kyoto, Japan from 13th to 15th March 2019. It was sponsored by the Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes (GADRI) and Kyoto University and is the fourth session of the Global Summit Series which was initiated by DPRI in November 2011. 4thGSRIDRR2019 provided a platform for researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and other stakeholders in both government and non-governmental institutes involved in disaster risk reduction and resilience to come together to discuss, share and exchange ideas to contribute to the priority areas of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.