Bosai Kokutai 2022 will be held in the HAT Kobe area on Saturday, 22 October and Sunday, 23 October. APN will participate in the exhibition on Day 1 and hold a session titled “Climate Change × Disaster Reduction – Thinking about sustainable city planning and communities” as described below.
Recently, weather-related disasters beyond expectations have occurred around the world. Climate change has already become climate crisis.
This session will provide visitors and participants with an opportunity to think about the need to prepare for coming disasters from the viewpoint of sustainable city planning and communities to effectively promote “Climate Change × Disaster Reduction.”
- Date and time: Saturday, 22 October 2022, 16:30–18:00 (JST)
- Venue: Briefing room on 2F of JICA Kansai, 1-5-2 Wakinohama Kaigandori, Chuo-ku, Kobe City, Japan (Google map)
- Session format: Hybrid (on-site and online)
- Language: Japanese and English (simultaneous interpretation available)
- How to apply: Apply from the following link, by the deadline of Friday, 21 October: https://bit.ly/3S9Bxap
* Please wear a mask at the venue. Thank you for your cooperation. The session may be held online only depending on the pandemic situation.
- Organiser: Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN)
- Cooperation: Graduate School of Disaster Resilience and Governance, University of Hyogo
- Sponsors: Hyogo Prefectural Government and Hyogo Environmental Advancement Association
A panel discussion will be held on the theme of “Climate Change × Disaster Reduction” – Thinking about sustainable city planning and communities.
- Feature 1: An international session will be held utilising the network of APN. Information will be disseminated to people in Japan and abroad through Japanese-English simultaneous interpretation.
- Feature 2: Experience of various disasters, including the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake, will be shared by utilising the findings of the Graduate School of University of Hyogo. Discussions will examine how communities should prepare for flood damages, which are becoming increasingly common.