The World Tsunami Museum Conference

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Hyogo Liaison Office (UNISDR Hyogo)
Other organizer:
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA); Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA)
Date:
05 Nov 2017
Location:
Japan (Ishigaki, Okinawa)
Venue:
To be confirmed

The World Tsunami Museum Conference will be organized at Ishigaki Island, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, on 5th November 2017, which is World Tsunami Awareness Day.

The organizers of this event are the UNISDR Office in Japan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), working closely with partners in Japan.

The Conference will be attended by a number of representatives from existing museum facilities focusing on tsunami and disaster risk reduction around the world to share their activities and contributions regarding awareness raising and DRR education, lessons learnt, good practices and future plans.

The Conference is also expected to facilitate networking among these participating museums to learn from each other and to foster collaboration among them.


Keywords

Themes:
Education & School Safety, Advocacy & Media, Disaster Risk Management
Hazards:
Tsunami
Countries:
Japan
The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 was adopted at the World Conference in Sendai, Japan The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 was adopted at the World Conference in Sendai, Japan.
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