Strengthening Risk Governance Capacities for Climate Risk. Sanny R. Jegillos UNDP Asia-Pacific Regional Center. Risk Governance. integrates scientific, economic, social and cultural aspects and includes the effective engagement of stakeholders
Strengthening Risk Governance Capacities for Climate Risk
Sanny R. Jegillos
UNDP Asia-Pacific Regional Center
- International Risk Governance Council
Substantial differences in estimating probability of risk?
Poverty reduction programmes will be at risk.
Human development faces constraint.
Uncertainty due to climate change is a significant risk to achieving organizational goals.
The Millennium Development Goals
Example of disaster impacts on effort to meet the MDGs
Improve understanding of Disaster and Poverty Linkages
Impact is unfavorable to Least Developed Countries
The Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change that “ major natural disasters today can cost an average of 5% of GDP of LDCs ” and further say that the “cost of climate change in South East Asia could be as high as a 9-13% loss in GDP by 2100.“
Evolution of vulnerability and exposure will depend on the risk management and good governance approaches that will be taken.
Asia-Pacific Regional Center
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