Pre-registration for A-PAD’s Public Forum event at the 3rd WCDRR is now open
On the occasion of the 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, which will be held in Sendai City from March 14-18 2015, Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management (A-PAD) will hold the Public Forum event “The forefront of disaster response with private sector partnership: Innovations to achieve disaster risk reduction, response, and reconstruction beyond sectors and national borders”. The event aims to discuss?good practices on how corporations, NGOs, and government agencies have worked together and seamlessly conducted disaster preparedness, response, and reconstruction activities as well as think about the mechanism required and the possibility of a multisector collaboration in DRR.Representatives of companies and NGOs involved in disaster relief from five Asian countries will come together at this occasion, and so we very much welcome those interested in cross-sector collaboration in DRR, private sector involvement, NGO partnerships, public-private partnerships among others to come and join us on March 14, 2015. ?
“The forefront?of disaster response with private sector?partnership: Innovations to achieve?disaster risk reduction, response, and?reconstruction beyond sectors and national?borders”
Date & Time
Saturday, March 14, 2015 ? 13:30-15:30 (Admission starts from 13:10)
Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management
|13:30 to 13:40||? Introduction Video Opening?Remarks Kensuke Onishi, CEO, Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management (APADM) & Chairperson, Civic Force ?|
|13:40 to 14:05||
Session?1:?Perspectives from the field: The importance of emergency and reconstruction assistance in disasters by multiple sectors as seen by business enterprises
Chandrarathna D?Vithanage, Senior Assistant Secretary General, Ceylon Chamber of Commerce
|14:05 to 14:30||Discussion Moderator:?Firzan Hashim, Deputy Executive Director, Consortium of Humanitarian Agencies ?|
|14:30 to 14:35||?Break|
|14:35 to 15:00||? Session?2:?Thinking about A-PAD’s role: A mechanism for regional collaboration Junko Chano, Executive Director (Program), Sasakawa Peace Foundation Faisal Djalal, Chairperson, A-PAD & Former Secretary General, MPBI Indonesia Lourdes Louella Escandor, Board of Trustees, Citizens Disaster Response Center Young Jin Park, Secretary General, Korea Disaster Relief Association ?|
|15:00 to 15:25||Discussion Moderator:?Masataka Uo, Director for Planning and Coordination, A-PAD|
|15:25 to 15:30||? Closing Remarks Megumi Kuwana, Associate Professor, Ritsumeikan University and Chief Program Coordinator, A-PAD ?|
Simultaneous Japanese-English translation will be provided.
Registration has finished.