Launch of 2011 UNISDR global assessment report

  • DATE / TIME:
    2011•05•25    14:00 - 16:00

    The UNISDR Global Assessment Report will be launched by UNISDR outreach offices all over the world after the Global Platform in May. The Japan launch on 25 May is co-organized by the UNISDR Hyogo Office and UNU.

    Launching of the 2011 UNISDR Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction: “Revealing Risk, Redefining Development”

    The Global Assessment Report (GAR) launchings at international and regional level will be held by United Nations Secretariat of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR)  outreach offices all over the world after the Global Platform in May. As one of these events, the launching in Japan is co-organized by UNISDR Hyogo Office and UNU-ISP , with the support of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, on 25 May at the UNU in Tokyo.

    This event will provide an important opportunity to gain attention to the disaster risk reduction agenda in Japan and update on the issues and challenges to a number of stakeholders in Japan. The 2011 GAR will be presented by the UNISDR Coordinator of the GAR process, which will be  followed by the demonstration of “Tangible Earth” and a panel discussion among high level panelists and eminent experts.

    To register to attend, send an e-mail by 17 May to Include your name; profession; affiliation, position and office address; e-mail; and phone number.