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Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction (ACDR)2015

Date: 15 March 2015 Time: 13:00 - 16:00

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Objectives:

March 2015 was the goal for implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015 (HFA) which was adopted at the World Conference on Disaster Reduction (WCDR) held in Kobe, Hyogo in 2005. Taking this opportunity, the Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction 2015 (ACDR2015) was held on 15 March 2015 in Sendai, Japan, on the occasion of the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR), 14-18 March 2015. The ACDR2015 was held as a public forum of the WCDRR in order to confirm achievements of HFA, to clarify the core actions on improving capacity for disaster risk reduction in post-HFA, and to provide an opportunity to discuss our future activities.

Organizers:

Government of Japan (Cabinet Office)
United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR)
Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC)

Venue:

Hall 1, TKP Garden City Sendai-Kotodai (Sendai, Japan)
http://tkpsendai.net/koutoudai/access.shtml

Expected Participants:

180 delegates including ADRC member countries, ADRC advisor countries, National and Local government officials, Researchers, Experts,Audience, etc.

Language:

Japanese / English simultaneous interpretation

Relevant Events:

The ADRC also organized the following two Public Forum events in the WCDRR.

(1) 16 March 2015: Efforts to promote disaster resilience of private sector in the Asia -Pacific region -Learning from good practices of private companies-
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(2) 17 March 2015: Building Resilience at the Local Level - Learning from the Experiences in the Efforts for Sustainable CBDRR Activities in Asia -
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Contact us:

Conference Secretariat : Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) Address: 1-5-2-5F, Wakinohamakaigan-dori,Chuo-ku, Kobe 6510073, Japan
E-Mail: repadrc.asia
Tel: +81-78-262-5540
Fax: +81-78-262-5546