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21-28 October 2022 (Japan)

A delegation from Uzbekistan, an ADRC member since the inception of the organization, visited Japan from 21-28 October 2022 to study Japanese earthquake preparedness. The delegation included Mirzaev Sirojiddin Zaynievich, Vice-President of the Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan, and 11 other government officials from the Cabinet Office, the Ministry of Emergency Situations, and other government agencies, and researchers from the Academy of Sciences and Universities. 

They visited sites such as Nagoya University and the University of Tokyo, as well as government agencies such as the Disaster Management Bureau of the Cabinet Office, the Geographical Survey Institute, the Building Research Institute, and the National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Disaster Prevention. They were briefed on Japan's legal system and disaster prevention technologies and had opportunities to see actual observation devices and to visit facilities conducting relevant experiments. They asked many questions during each site visit, and expressed keen interest in the work being done. 

ADRC supported the delegation by offering advice on the development of their agenda and accompanying the delegation to various sites.
(2022/10/28 15:00)
18-19 September 2014, (Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic)


ADRC participated in the Second Regional Ministerial Conference of Disaster Management Authorities in Central Asia under the "Central Asia plus Japan" Dialogue held in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic on 18-19 September 2014. This conference, organized by the government of Japan, the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Kyrgyz Republic, and UNDP Kyrgyzstan, aimed to discuss the possible creation of a high level forum for disaster management authorities involved in DRR under the "Central Asia plus Japan" Dialogue. The participants included representatives of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan, as well as the Embassy of Japan in the Kyrgyz Republic, JICA, and other international organizations.
     During the conference, participants discussed the most urgent DRR issues facing the region as well as future opportunities for cooperation. ADRC presented information on the outcomes of DRR programs conducted in various Central Asian countries, and identified needs and areas for future DRR cooperation in the region.
     At the end of the two-day conference, the participants agreed to establish and regularly convene a forum for the heads of the disaster management authorities in Central Asia for discussing efforts to strengthen regional cooperation in reducing, preventing, and responding to disaster risks. In addition, an expert level working group of disaster management authorities in Central Asia will be established to support this forum.

(2014/09/18 16:50)


IMG_2585.JPGのサムネール画像のサムネール画像4-5 June 2014 (Gabala, Azerbaijan)

ADRC has participated in the 7th ECO (Economic Cooperation Organization) International Conference on Disaster Risk Management held in Gabala, Azerbaijan on 4-5 June 2014. This conference was organized by the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Azerbaijan, together with ECO Secretariat. This conference provided the delegates of ECO Member States and experts from UN agencies, international organizations and academic and scientific institutions to discuss and share experiences on disaster risk reduction for better cooperation in the ECO region. In the ECO Member States, Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Pakistan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan are the ADRC's member countries.

Following the presentations and speeches from the heads of delegations, various organizations such as UNOCHA, UNESCAP, GIZ, Central Asian Institute for Applied Geosciences (CAIAG) and ADPC, etc. introduced their efforts for disaster risk reduction in the region. ADRC made a presentation on its roles in Asia, as well as the programs that member countries from Central and Caucasus can be benefitted, namely the Visiting Researcher Program, the JICA training for Central Asia and Caucasus, and the Peer Review Project.

At the end of the conference, all the participants confirmed that a holistic approach combining policy, operational and scientific levels would contribute to more effective and efficient disaster risk management in the region. ADRC believes that this is crucial not only in this region, but also in other part of Asia.

(2014/06/17 16:50)

14 December 2012 (Kobe, Japan)

uzbekistan.jpgMr. Tursinkhan A. Khudaybergenov, who was invited by Foreign Ministry of the Japanese Government visited ADRC on Dec 14. Executive Director of Asian Disaster Reduction Center, welcomed the minister, introduced outlines of ADRC's activities such as capacity buildings and technical cooperation with member countries. The minister expressed his expectation of ADRC's Visiting Researcher system and the lessons learnt from the disaster experience of Japan.

                                           (2012/12/26 13:00)

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