IRDR organized a pre-conference event of AMCDRR–“Asia Science Technology Academia Stakeholder Group Dialogue” while mainly presenting as Science, Technology and Academic sector, on Nov 2,2016, New Delhi.
In the conference, Rajib Shaw (executive director of IRDR and co-chair of ASTAAG) gave the opening speech and reviewed the stakeholder group activities. Takako Izumi and Yuichi Ono (Tohoku University) introduced APRU activities. Joy Jacqueline Pereira (University Kebangsaan Malaysia) introduced ANCST activities. Saini Yang (Beijing Normal University) introduced IRG Programme updates. Fang Lian (communications officer of IRDR) presented the results of the survey of “Identifying priority actions for implementing SFDRR”.
After all the presentations, Prof. Vinod Sharma and Rajib Shaw host a discussion to identify short, medium and long-term actions as stakeholder commitments. Then Saini Yang gave a closing speech on behalf of Peijun Shi (Chair of ASTAAG).
There are over 50 participants for this conference. The discussion is effective and meaningful. IRDR will summary an outcome document “Statement of Actions of Science, Technology and Academia Stakeholder Group for Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) 2016
New Delhi, India”of this conference very soon. Please follow IRDR website for further information.
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