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Mar. 15th(Sun)Sendai

Call for National Disaster Response Coordination Mechanism in Japan
-The Role of Japan Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster-

Date
2015.03.15 10:00 - 12:00
Language(translation)
Japanese (English)

To construct a collaborative mechanism in JVOAD that is indispensable in the overall administration and coordination of industries, academics, governments and civil society, with the ultimate aim to solve Japan’s problems in reacting to disasters.

10:00 Opening Ceremony
Emcee: Mayumi Sakamoto (Nagoya University)
10:05 Talk on Collaborative Mechanisms Required and Problems Faced by Japan in Disaster Response
Guest Speaker: Tetsuya Myojo (General Manager of Domestic Operations Department, Japan Platform)
10:30 Presentation of Case Studies of Coordination of Relief Support Overseas
Guest Speakers:
・James R. McGowan (National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (NVOAD) Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives)
・Kojiro Nakai (World Food Program)
11:00 Panel Discussion (Theme: Collaborative Mechanisms in Japan)
Coordinator: Fukiko Ishii (Joint Committee for Coordinating and Supporting Voluntary Disaster Relief)
Panelists:
・Nobuyuki Kurita (Overall Facilitator from Japan Civil Network)
・Tadashi Saito (General Manager of Department of Politics and Society, Japan Economic Federation)
・Hiroaki Maruya (Professor of International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University)
(Head Counselor Officer of Disaster Prevention Center for the Cabinet Office, Project Leader)
・Manabu Sako(National Social Welfare Council)
Special Message from:
・Japan Red Cross Society
・Cabinet Office
11:50 Speech on Functions and Prospectus of JVOAD, Recruitment of Advocates
・Tajiri Yoshifumi (Executive director of  Japan NPO Center)
・Yuichi Omoto(Junior Chamber International Japan)
Declaration of Collaboration of Multi-sectorial Participants/ Governments and Civil Society
12:00 Closing Ceremony

・Organizing Committee: Special Committee for Japan Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (JVOAD)
・Participating Organizations: International NGO Center, Joint Committee for Coordinating and Supporting Voluntary Disaster Relief, NPO Shintsuna, Team Chuetsu, Tokyo Disaster Relief Volunteer Network, Japan Platform, Junior Chamber International Japan, Japan NPO Center

Theme
Target
Ordinary People,Specialists
Language
(translation)
Japanese (English)
Reservation
Free Entry
Capacity
200people
Organization
Special Committee for Japan Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (JVOAD)
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