The combination of the world’s growing population with expanding urbanization and globalization has greatly aggravated the risk potential to all communities and nations. Urban risk has become a major planetary concern. Climate change will worsen the situation.
The main goals of GRF Davos are:
- To bridge the gap between science and practice
- To promote the worldwide exchange of know-how and experience
- To target solutions and promote good practice in integral risk management and climate change adaptation for an improved understanding, assessment and management of disasters and risks that affect human safety, security, health, the environment, critical infrastructures, the economy and society at large
- To provide and manage a network for decision-makers, practitioners and experts from politics, government, IGOs, business, science, NGOs, media and the public