Opening Ceremony of International Training Workshop on Strengthening Science Capacities for Sustainable Development and Disaster Risk Reduction
28 November 2016 14:39

International Training Workshop on Strengthening Science Capacities for Sustainable Development and Disaster Risk Reduction, focused on Digital Belt and Road Initiative (DBAR) – Disaster Theme, opened on Nov 28th, 2016, Sanya, China at RADI Sanya Campus. (Notification before)

In the opening ceremony, Prof. GUO Huadong (Director, SDIM), Mr. HU Changyou (Deputy Secretary-General of Sanya City), Ms. FENG Kai (Deputy Director, Division of International Organization Programmes, Bureau of International Cooperation, CAS), Prof. Rajib SHAW (Executive Director, IRDR IPO) and Prof. WANG Changlin (Executive Director, ISDE) delivered the opening remarks. They stressed the important role of science and technology for sustainable development and disaster risk reduction. They wished a close cooperation with all concerned stakerholders including academic institutions, NGOs and governments.

In second part of opening ceremony, Prof. CHEN Fang (Executive Deputy Director, SDIM) gave a detailed introduction to the International Training Workshop. Prof. Virginia MURRAY, Prof. JIA Gensuo, Prof. Bapon FAKHUDDIN, on behalf of lecturers, extended a warm welcome to all the students and hoped them could have great harvest in this training workshop.

After opening ceremony, Ms. FENG Kai introduced the international cooperation of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Prof. Rajib SHAW started the first class of the training workshop. His lecture is Sendai Framework, urban resilience, private sector and science and technology.

This training workshop is organized by the following organisations:

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Minutes of the opening ceremony:

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