International Stratgey for Disaster Reduction

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International Strategy for Disaster Reduction 9th Inter-Agency Task Force Meeting Geneva, 4-5 May 2004 Transition from Working Group 4 Wildland Fire to the Global Wildland Fire Network and the Wildland Fire Advisory Group: Towards an International Wildland Fire Accord Johann G. Goldammer Coordinator, WG 4 / Wildland Fire Advisory Group Global Wildland Fire Network Global Fire Monitoring Center (GFMC)

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International Strategy for Disaster Reduction 9th Inter-Agency Task Force Meeting Geneva, 4-5 May 2004 Objective of this presentation Brief status report on the framework for the development of an International Wildland Fire Accord (… Regime)

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Currently involved Wildland Fire Networks within the UN (I) Economic Commission for Europe (Europe, CIS, USA, Canada) ECE / FAO / ILO Team of Specialists on Forest Fire North American Forestry Commission Fire Management Working Group FAO Silva Mediterranea Forest Fire Working Group

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Currently involved Wildland Fire Networks within the UN (II) United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) & United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Joint UNEP/OCHA Environment Unit Advisory Group on Environmental Emergencies (AGEE) WSSD Partnership on Environmental Emergencies Activity 2004: Joint GFMC / ISDR / FAO / OCHA / UNU / NEPAD Advanced Wildland Fire Management Training Workshop for SADC Countries, South Africa Future courses proposed for the Balkan, Eastern Mediterranean, Near East and Central Asia Regions

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Currently involved Wildland Fire Networks within the UN (III) Inter-Agency and international cooperation through UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UN-ISDR) Inter-Agency Task Force for Disaster Reduction Working Group on Wildland Fire (2001-2003) UN-ISDR Wildland Fire Advisory Group (since 2004) Objectives Advisory body to the UN Global inter-agency, inter-sectoral and interdisciplinary platform for the wildland fire community Facilitation of the Global Wildland Fire Network

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Main UN Partners of the Wildland Fire Advisory Group Besides the mentioned regional arrangements and networks: UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) World Health Organization (WHO) World Meteorological Organization (WMO) UNESCO International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) new United Nations University, Inst. Environment and Human Security UN Conventions - Convention on Biodiversity (CBD) (since2003) - Convention on Combat of Desertification (CCD) (since 2004) - Framework Convention of Climate change (FCCC) (since 2004) UN Forum on Forests (UNFF) (since 2003)

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Building of the International Wildland Fire Accord

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Regions of the ISDR / GFMC Global Wildland Fire Network: Zonal, socio-economic and political entities ___ North America ___ Mesoamerica and Caribbean ___ South America ___ Mediterranean ___ Balkan ___ Subsahara Africa ___ Baltic ___ Central Asia ___ North East Asia ___ South Asia ___ South East Asia ___ Australasia The UN-ISDR / GFMC Global Wildland Fire Network

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Currently existing and planned Regional Wildland Fire Networks (I) Regional South East Asia Wildland Fire Network (ASEAN) ASEAN Transboundary Haze Agreement Regional Subsahara Africa Wildland Fire Network Afrifirenet / SAFNet Regional Mesoamerica Wildland Fire Network Mesoamerica Regional Agreement Regional Baltic Wildland Fire Network UN-ECE Region: FAO / ECE Team of Specialists on Forest Fire

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Currently existing and planned Regional Wildland Fire Networks (II) Regional Mediterranean Wildland Fire Network FAO Silva Mediterranea Regional Australasia Wildland Fire Network Australasian Fire Authorities Council (AFAC) Regional North America Wildland Fire Network FAO NAFC Fire Management Working Group Regional Balkan Wildland Fire Network UN-ECE Region: Team of Specialists on Forest Fire Regional Central Asia Wildland Fire Network UN-ECE Region: Team of Specialists on Forest Fire

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Currently existing and planned Regional Wildland Fire Networks (III) Regional North East Asia Wildland Fire Network Korea Forest Service (with ISDR) Regional South America Wildland Fire Network Start: June 2004, Curitiba, Brazil Regional South Asia Wildland Fire Network t.b.d.

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Forestry Department Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FRA 2005 Global Forest Fire Assessment 2000-2005 Forest Resources Assessment Programme Rome 2005

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International Strategy for Disaster Reduction 9th Inter-Agency Task Force Meeting Geneva, 4-5 May 2004 Roadmap to support the International Wildland Fire Accord (before 2004) IDNDR – Yokohama 1994 ECE/FAO Conference Forest, Fire and Global Change (Russian Federation, 1996) FAO Consultations (1998, 2001) International Wildland Fire Conferences in Vancouver (1997) and Sydney (2003) International Wildland Fire Summit (2003)

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International Strategy for Disaster Reduction 9th Inter-Agency Task Force Meeting Geneva, 4-5 May 2004 Roadmap to support the International Wildland Fire Accord (2004) Regional conferences and consultations in Northeast Asia (Korea, March 2004) Eastern Mediterranean, Near East, Balkans, Central Asia (Turkey, April 2004) Baltic Region (Finland, May 2004) South America (Brazil, June 2004) Central America (Costa Rica, October 2004)

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International Strategy for Disaster Reduction 9th Inter-Agency Task Force Meeting Geneva, 4-5 May 2004 Roadmap to support the International Wildland Fire Accord (2004 +) Western Hemispheric Wildland Fire Conference (Costa Rica, October 2004) WCDR Kobe, Hyogo (January 2005) International High-Level Meeting (FAO, March 2005) UN General Assembly Resolution on Cooperation in Wildland Fire Management

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International Strategy for Disaster Reduction 9th Inter-Agency Task Force Meeting Geneva, 4-5 May 2004 Roadmap to support the International Wildland Fire Accord (2004 +) WCDR – a springboard to highlight the dimension of wildland fire threats underline the necessity and opportunities to act reach agreement towards the International Wildland Fire Accord … an element of a future International Disaster Reduction Regime ?

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