Science and Technology Panel, 5th UN Special Thematic Session on Water and Disasters
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Video Length
01:27:44
Asset Language
English
Summary

The Fifth UN Special Thematic Session on Water and Disasters "Building Back Better towards More Resilient and Sustainable Post-COVID-19 World"

Description

Facilitators

Dr. Gretchen Kalonji, Dean,
Institute for Disaster Management and Reconstruction, Sichuan University

Prof. Toshio Koike,
Executive Director, International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management
(ICHARM)

Agenda

 Introduction (4min)

Opening

Opening Remarks by Prof.
Akihiko Tanaka, President, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
(GRIPS) (3min)

Keynote Speech by Prof. Xu
Weilin, Executive Vice President, Sichuan University/Director of the State Key
Laboratory on Hydraulics and Mountain River Engineering (5 min)

Speaker presentations (30
min)

Dr. Shamila Nair-Bedouelle,
Assistant Director-General for Natural Sciences, UNESCO

Dr. Elena Manaenkova,
Deputy Secretary-General, WMO

Mr. Ricardo Mena, Director,
UNDRR o Dr. Blanca Elena Jimenez Cisneros, former Director-General, National
Water Commission (CONAGUA), Mexico o Prof. Joy Jacqueline Pereira, Southeast
Asia Disaster Prevention Research Initiative (SEADPRI-UKM), Malaysia