Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction (ACDR)2011
13-15 June 2011 Colombo, Sri Lanka
The Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction (ACDR) 2011 held in Colombo, Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, 13-15 June 2011 with the participation over 120 delegates, including officials from 27 governments, 26 international and regional organizations, academic community, private sector, and civil society organizations.
With the increasing number, scale and impact by natural disasters in the Asian region, ACDR2011 discussed how to further support the integration of DRR and CCA, heighten the investment in DRR, and strengthen local capacity in DRR.
ACDR2011 affirmed to fill in remaining gaps on DRR by applying modern technologies, indigenous practices and lessons learned and to strengthen regional and international mechanisms for wider partnership and synergy.
Organizers:・Government of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka (Ministry of Disaster Management, Disaster Management Center)
・Government of Japan (Cabinet Office)
・United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR)
・Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC)
Venue:Cinnamon Grand Colombo
Colombo, Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka