The translated text of Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR) was launched in a special ceremony held during a conference organized by the National Disaster Management Organization (NDMO) after the advent of the SFDRR (2015-2030) in Tehran, the Islamic republic of Iran 0n 25-26 November 2015
A wide range of stakeholders including re.presentatives from various line ministries, Public and private sectors, academia, some members of Parliament, executive and scientific institutions, Industrial sector, provincial and local authorities, Practitioners and 14 National Platform working groups attended the conference .
The conference was opened by speech of NDMO’s head Mr.Najjar of the ministry of Interior and was graced by presence of the first Vice-president of Iran, Minister of Interior and high level officials from related organizations- the Two days conference were divided in five sessions focusing on specific issues mentioned above as well as specialized workshops, an exhibition and presentations delivered by speakers on disaster risk reduction issues.
The highlight was an event in which the Translated Text of the Sendai Framework in Persian language, a language used by some 100 million people in Iran and neighboring countries was unveiled by Mr.Jahangiri the first vice-president and Mr.Rahmani Fazli the Minister of Interior and some high level officials which received a warm welcome by the audience. This Translation is considered to become a national reference in the next fifteen years of the Sendai Framework lifetime. The Iranian National platform under the overall supervision of NDMO has translated and edited this Text with cooperation of the Natural Disaster Research Institute (NDRI) which is now available and widely disseminated for public use. The 2008 National Disaster management law is currently under revision and the legislative revision will take account of the priorities for action of the Sendai Framework.
Enclosed we are submitting a number of photos along with a copy of PDF Sendai Framework text related to the unveiling ceremony that show the launch of the Persian language Text of Sendai Framework. We would like you kindly put this report in the UNISDR and prevention web sites which we hope will receive your kind attention.