The 2nd Asian Science and Technology Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction was held in Beijing on 17-18 Apr 2018. The conference was a pre-event of Asian Ministerial Conferences on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) to be held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia in Jul 2018, with a purpose to make as much influence as possible to the implementation and monitoring of the Asia Regional Plan for the Implementation of the Sendai Framework. Prof. Emily Chan, Centre Director of CCOUC, has delivered a presentation titled “Understanding Disaster Risk and DRR Actions at Ethnic Minority Communities” and participated in a panel discussion.
The conference has invited stakeholders from the science, technology, academia community and governments in Asia to continue the much-needed science-policy dialogue to ensure that implementation of disaster risk reduction measures at all levels are based on sound science and technology.
The conference has also: