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Science and Technology Panel, 5th UN Special Thematic…

25 June 2021

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Science and Technology Panel, 5th UN Special Thematic Session on Water and Disasters

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Production Date: 
25 Jun 2021

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01:27:44

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English

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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"
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FacilitatorsDr. Gretchen Kalonji, Dean, Institute for Disaster Management and Reconstruction, Sichuan UniversityProf. 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, UNESCODr. Elena Manaenkova, Deputy Secretary-General, WMOMr. 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
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