International Recovery Forum 2008: Capacity Development for Better Recovery

Location:
Kobe
Organizer(s)
International Recovery Platform
Cabinet Office (Japan)
Hyogo Prefectural Government
Asian Disaster Reduction Center
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Japan
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Japan International Cooperation Agency

Date and Time: 

24 January 2008
 

Location:

JICA Hyogo International Center

 

Program


Opening Remarks

Mr. Naofumi Taguchi, Deputy Director General for Disaster Management, Cabinet Office of Japan

H.E. Mr. Ryuichiro Yamazaki, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary for Kansai Region

Mr. Toshizo Ido, Governor of Hyogo Prefecture, Japan



Keynote speech

"Further Implementation of the HFA - expectation to Hyogo"

Mr. Salvano Briceno, Director, UN/ISDR Secretariat   (Slides)



Reports on Regional Activities for Capacity Development and Recovery

   Recovery and Capacity Development activities in Asian Region
   Mr. Koji Suzuki, Executive Director, Asian Disaster Reduction Center   (Slides)

   Training on Capacity Development for Better Recovery
   Mr. Hideo Morikawa, Director General, JICA Hyogo/Director JICA Hyogo-DRLC   (Slides)

   Mr. Satoru Mimura, Team Director, Disaster Management Team, Global Environmental Department, JICA 

   Disaster and Recovery activities in Caribbean Region
   Mr. Jeremy Collymore, CEO, Coordinator, Caribbean Disaster Emergency Response Agency (CDERA)   (Slides)



 

Panel Discussion

Coordinator
Mr. Eiji Torisu
Director for Disaster Preparedness and International Cooperation,
Cabinet Office of Japan

Introductory Remarks

Mr. Miguel Bermeo
Deputy Director, UNDP/BCPR

Panelists
Mr. Alfredo Lazarte
Director, ILO/CRISIS, International Programme on Crisis Response Prevention and Recovery

Mr. Jerry Velasquez
Senior Regional Coordinator, UN/ISDR Secretariat for Asia and the Pacific

Mr. Mikio Ishiwatari
Senior Advisor in Disaster Management, JICA   (Slides)

Mr. Yoko Saito
Researcher, Disaster Management Planning Hyogo Office, UN Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD)
 

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