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 Tohoku University

Public Forum: Taking Action Toward a Disability-inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction Framework and its Implementation

  • Sendai, Japan
  • March 15, 2015
  • Venue: Tohoku University, B200, Sendai, Japan | Time: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Organized by the Secretariat for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities of DSPD/DESA, in collaboration with DESA’s global partners, the public forum will discuss and document concrete recommendations toward disability-inclusive disaster risk reduction (DiDRR) as a contribution to the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, its outcome and future implementation of the Hyogo Framework of Action II (HFA2) as an integral part of the post-2015 development agenda. 

Co-organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Japan Disability Forum, Nippon Foundation, UNESCAP, United Nations University International Institute for Global Health, World Bank Group.
Co-sponsored by UNISDR, the Government of City of Rikuzentakada, Rehabilitation International, Disability Caucus for the 3WCDRR.  
For further details, please visit http://www.un.org/disabilities/default.asp?id=1628.