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High-level Panel Discussion, 5th UN Special Thematic…

25 June 2021


High-level Panel Discussion, 5th UN Special Thematic Session on Water and Disasters


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25 Jun 2021

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The Fifth UN Special Thematic Session on Water and Disasters "Building Back Better towards More Resilient and Sustainable Post-COVID-19 World"
Moderator H.E. Ms. Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management, the Netherlands Panelists H.E. Dr. Basuki Hadimuljono, Minister for Public Works and Housing, Indonesia Mr. Bambang Susantono, Vice President for Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development, Asian Development Bank H.E. Mr. Kazuyoshi Akaba, Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Japan Major General William (Butch) H. Graham, Deputy Commanding General for Civil and Emergency Operations, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mr. Gilbert F. Houngbo, Chair of UN-Water / President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Prof. Petteri Taalas, Secretary-General, World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Prof. Howard Bamsey, Chair, Global Water Partnership (GWP) Mr. Loic Fauchon, President, World Water Council (WWC) Mr. Ilkka Salmi, Director of Disaster Preparedness and Prevention Directorate, European Commission Mr. Masamichi Kono, Deputy Secretary-General, The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)