Our partners

The CADRI Partnership has three types of partners: executive, technical and advisory, each endowed with their unique roles and responsibilities towards the joint work of the Partnership.

The CADRI Executive Partners provide strategic direction, oversight and implementation support to the Partnership. They have decision-making power on the allocation of financial resources to the joint fund, and are mutually accountable for joint programme results and for joint monitoring and evaluation. The CADRI Executive Partners are FAO, IOM, UNDP, UNICEF and UNFPA.

The CADRI Technical Partners contribute specialized technical expertise to the delivery of capacity development services in response to country demands, on an ad hoc basis and through in-kind contributions. The CADRI Technical Partners are GNDR, IFRC, OCHA, UNESCO, UNOPS, WFP, WHO and WMO.

The CADRI Advisory Partners provide advisory guidance to the Partnership with respect to global positioning and make a normative contribution to specific products or services. The CADRI Advisory Partners are GFDRR, OECD, ODI, RedR Australia, UNDRR and UN WOMEN.

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    The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) creates and shares critical information about food, agriculture and natural resources in the form of global public goods. 

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    The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is the humanitarian arm of the United Nations Secretariat.

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    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is a global development network: through this network the UN advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help their people build better lives.

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    With a mandate combining humanitarian relief with long-term development objectives, UNICEF recognises its crucial responsibility to integrate DRR across its work. UNICEF’s presence before, during and after a disaster also means that it is ideally placed to address disaster risk and to undertake risk reduction measures.

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    The World Food Programme (WFP) is the food aid arm of the United Nations system. Food aid is one of the many instruments that can help to promote food security, which is defined as access of all people at all times to the food needed for an active and healthy life. 

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    The World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system.

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    The Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) is a global partnership established in 2006 to support developing countries to understand, manage, and ultimately reduce their risk from natural hazards and climate change.

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    The Global Network of Civil Society Organisations for Disaster Reduction (GNDR) is the largest international network of organisations committed to working together to improve the lives of people affected by disasters world-wide.

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    The International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent is the worldwide humanitarian organization providing assistance without discrimination as to nationality, race, religious beliefs, class or political opinions.

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    Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners.

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    ODI is an independent, global think tank. ODI's vision is a sustainable and peaceful world in which every person thrives. ODI harnesses the power of evidence and ideas through research and partnership to confront challenges, develop solutions and create change.

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    The mission of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world.

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    RedR Australia

    RedR Australia is a leading humanitarian agency that selects, trains and deploys technical experts before, during and after crises and conflict.

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    The main objective of UNESCO is to contribute to peace and security in the world by promoting collaboration among nations through education, science, culture and communication in order to further universal respect for justice and the rule of law and for the human rights and fundamental freedoms which are affirmed for the peoples of the world, without distinction of race, sex, language or religion.

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    The United Nations Population Fund is the lead UN agency delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled.

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    UNISDR’s mandate is “to serve as the focal point in the United Nations system for the coordination of disaster reduction and to ensure synergies among the disaster reduction activities of the United Nations system and regional organizations and activities in socio-economic and humanitarian fields” (UN General Assembly Resolution 56/195).

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    United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is a training arm of the United Nations System. UNITAR delivers innovative training and conducts research on knowledge systems to increase the capacity of its beneficiaries to respond to global and constantly evolving challenges.

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    United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational arm of the United Nations. UNOPS provides project management, infrastructure and procurement services with a focus on sustainability and national capacity development.

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    World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is the UN system's authoritative voice on the state and behaviour of the Earth's atmosphere, its interaction with the oceans, the climate it produces and the resulting distribution of water resources.

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    UN Women

    At the country level, UN Women works hand-in-hand with governments and civil society to strengthen contributions and leadership of women in disasters and increase their resilience.


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CADRI Bulletin 2017

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