Workshop on Developing the elements of a disaster risk financing strategy in Asia


 8-9 May 2018 Bangkok, Thailand

Co-hosted with the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) and the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), this two-day workshop will  bring together government officials from disaster risk management agencies, insurance supervisors and ministries of finance as well as international organisations, academia and the private sector to share experience and expertise on the development of strategies for managing the financial impacts of disaster risks.


The OECD's contribution to this event is supported by the Japanese government.


Programme outline

The agenda will focus on three issues critical for the development of a strategy for managing the financial impacts of disaster risks:

  • damage and loss data collection and exposure quantification
  • access to international reinsurance markets
  • managing disaster related contingent liabilities within public finance frameworks



Dusit Thani Bangkok, 946 Rama IV Road, Bangkok 10500, Thailand




Information note (this includes instructions for booking the hotel, visa requirements for Thailand and event logistics). 

 OECD Recommendation on Disaster Risk Financing Strategies



All participants must be accredited in advance of the event. 

Participation is by invitation only. Any enquiries should be addressed to



Mr. Leigh Wolfrom:



OECD-ADBI Seminar on Disaster Risk Financing in Asia, 2016 

Global Seminar on Disaster Risk Financing: Towards the Development of Effective Approaches to the Financial Management of Disaster 



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