The Fourth World Landslide Forum

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  • The Fourth World Landslide Forum (WLF4) was held in Cankarjev dom—Cultural and Congress Centre in Ljubljana, Slovenia, from 30 May to 2 June 2017, with over 600 participants from 49 countries, 5 international organizations, and 4 United Nations organizations—scientists, engineers, researchers, students, experts, politicians, and other decision makers working in the area of landslide risk reduction. Well, over 100 of them were (post)graduate students. The WLF4 as a triennial event was a
    contribution of the International Consortium on Landslides (ICL) to the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030.
    This will reports on the main WLF4 events and outcomes of the forum. Altogether, close to 400 peer-reviewed full papers, including keynote, invited, and other submitted papers, were published by Springer Nature in five volumes with a total of over 3600 pages. During the WLF4, 20 new World Centres of Excellence on Landslide Risk Reduction for 2017–2020, IPL Awards for Success, Varnes Medals, Best Paper Awards, and other means of recognitions were handed out to the recipients. The WLF4 participants have adopted the B2017 Ljubljana Declaration,^ and drafted the BKyoto 2020
    Commitment,^ in order to stress their strong and joint commitment for the ISDR-ICL Sendai Partnerships 2015–2025 on its way towards the Fifth World Landslide Forum to be held in November 2020 in Kyoto, Japan.
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