November 15, 2016
The Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction 2016
From November 2-5, the Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) 2016 was held in New Delhi, India. Representatives of national governments as well as other sectors related to disaster risk reduction from more than 60 countries attended the meeting, including Prof. Yuichi Ono and Associate Prof. Takako Izumi.
Numerous sessions were held during the event. Participating in several sessions, Prof. Ono spoke about the “World Bosai Forum/IDRC 2017 in Sendai” and the Global Centre for Disaster Statistics; Dr. Izumi shared activities of the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU).
The next AMCDRR is scheduled for 2018 in Mongolia.