Date and Time:
June 15, 2021 (Tuesday)
18:00-19:30 (JST) GMT+9
The discussions of the first seminar focus on “Investing in Disaster Risk Reduction for a Resilient Society” to offer insights that contribute to governments and stakeholders’ efforts in implementing the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, especially Priority Three: Investing in Disaster Risk Reduction for Resilience.
Specifically, it intends to:
- Share recent knowledge on risk informed investigations from analytical, programming, and empirical views that member states can further adopt to fundamentally reduce disaster damages and economic losses,
- Provide an overview of the key components for achieving a resilient society through investing in disaster risk reduction from the following viewpoints:
- Why do we need to invest in disaster risk reduction?
- What have we achieved and what remains to be done?
- What are the crucial points for building a resilient society?
(1) 18:00-18:05 Opening
(2) 18:05-18:20 Analytical Perspective
Dr. Jun Rentschler, Senior Economist at the World Bank, Washington, D.C.
(3) 18:20-18:35 Programming Perspective
Mr. Ronald Jackson, Head DRR and Recovery, UNDP-Geneva
(4) 18:35-18:50 Empirical Perspective
Prof. NISHIKAWA Satoru, Disaster Mitigation Research Center, Nagoya University
(4) 18:50-19:25 Discussions
(5) 19:25-19:30 Wrap-up and Closing
Mr. NAKAGAWA Masaaki, Executive Director, Asian Disaster Reduction Center (Moderator)