Concept Note

  23 January 2008 (ADRC Meeting Room)

Hari Srinivas, UNEP to moderate
11:00 – 11:15 Welcome Remarks - Salvano Briceno, Director, ISDR
11:15 – 11:25 Objectives of the meeting - Jerry Velasquez, ISDR
11:25 – 11:40 Urban Resilience and Disaster Vulnerability in the Asia-Pacific Region - Rajib Shaw, Kyoto University
11:40 – 11:55 Urban Risk Task Force ? Focus, outputs and deliverables - Jerry Velasquez, ISDR
11:55 – 12:10 Preliminary mapping of urban risk activities in the Asia and Pacific region - Fouad Bendimerad, EMI
12:10 – 13:00 Discussions
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch
14:30 – 14:45 The Local Government Alliance for DRR - Michele Cocchiglia, ISDR Geneva
14:45 – 15:00 The Global Forum on Urban Risk Reduction - Fouad Bendimerad, EMI
15:00 – 15:30 Discussions Kenpei Kojika, ADRC to moderate
15:30 – 15:50 Coffee break
15:50 – 17:30 Proposals for follow-up actions Rajib Shaw, Kyoto University to moderate
-?Angelika Planitz (on the ISDR-World Bank related activities)
-?JICA (on joint work with JICA)
-?UN HABITAT (on joint work with UN HABITAT)
-?UNCRD (on joint work with UNCRD)
- Prof. Kawata, Executive Director, DRI & Director, Research Center for Disaster Reduction System, Kyoto University
18:00 – 19:30 Reception at JICA Hyogo International Center



  24 January 2008 (UNCRD Meeting Room)

9:00 – 10:15 Proposals for follow-up actions (continued) Srikantha Herath, UNU to moderate
- Masahiko Murata, IRP
- Hari Srinivas, UNEP
- N.M.S.I. Arambepola, ADPC
- WHO (on joint work with WHO including campaign)
- Rajib Shaw, Kyoto University
10:15 – 10:30 Coffee break
10:30 – 11:30 Proposals for follow-up actions (continued) -Srikantha Herath (on extreme flood event mapping, etc.)
- Fouad Bendimerad, EMI
- Koji Suzuki & Etsuko Tsunozaki, ADRC
11:30 – 12:00 Summary and Closing - Jerry Velasquez, UN/ISDR


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18:00 – 18:10 Welcome Remarks -Jerry Velasquez, ISDR
18:10 – 18:20 Election of the Chair and Vice-chair
18:20 – 18:50 Identified so far:
- GTZ meeting 4-6 March, Makati, Philippines (FB)
- ISDR-WB-EMI meeting April, Philippines (FB)
- WB-ESCAP meeting, May, Singapore
- UCLG meeting, 15-18 July, Pataya, Thailand (FB, AP)
- Habitat World Urban Forum 13-17 October, Nanjing, China
- 3rd Ministerial Conference 2-4 December, KL, Malaysia
Chair
18:50 –19:30 Discussion to agree on specific activities for the ARTF-URR until December 2008.

- According to areas of work identified in the last meeting, identify lead agencies (filling in the Matrix of activities and organizations)
- Identify cost for activities (publications, how many times the TF meet this year and where?)
Chair
19:30-19:45 Identify necessary logistical support -Jerry Velasquez, ISDR
19:45-20:00 Wrap up Chair

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  Presentation at the IAP Meeting on 15 February 2008




  15 May 2008 at ADRC Meeting Room

13:00 –13:10 Briefing on recent development after the 2nd Meeting in Bangkok in February (e.g. Flyer, CD Rom, Logo, ToR, a standard PPT) Vice Chair, Etsuko Tsunozaki, ADRC
13:10 –14:10 Discussion on next steps
- Draft workplan
- Production of a local words into action (a proposed content)
- Plan for development of matrix with inputs from each agencies
- Regional reporting on URR for the ISDR Global Assessment Report
- Cooperation with CITYNET
Chair, Rajib Shaw, Kyoto University
14:10 – 14:30 Wrap up Rajib Shaw, Kyoto University


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  1 December 2008 at Putra World Trade Center, Room No. 7 at level 2

(90 minutes)

 

moderator

11:00 – 11:45
(45 min)

Briefing on recent development and current situation (15 minutes) by the RTF-URR Secretariat:

  • RADIUS plus 10
  • Production of “ Local Words into Action”
  • Inventory and URR status report compilation
  • City profile and good practice compilation

Short presentations by RTF-URR members on their
on-going activities and plans for 2009 related to URR (5 minutes each)

Chair, Vice-Chair, and UNISDR Hyogo






All the participating RTF-URR members

UNU :
Kyoto Univ.:
EMI :

11:45 – 12:15
(30 min)

Discussion and comments:

  • Draft URR status report (aiming at finalization for the GP/DRR)     
  • Draft “Local Words into Action”

Chair

12:15 – 12:45
(30 min)

Discussion on way forward:

  • Next year plan for the RTF-URR
  • Brainstorming for organizing a session on URR during the Global Platform on DRR.

Chair


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  Flyer of the Asia Regional Task Force on Urban Risk Reduction