Call for participation: International Symposium on “Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Development”
18 December 2018 14:39

International Symposium on “Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Development” from 7 -8 March, 2019 , which IRDR is one of the network partners, scheduled to be held at Asian Institute of Technology, THAILAND [www.disaster-sustainability.org].

The Sendai Framework Agenda for 2030 calls to increase awareness on disaster risk reduction and resilience and implement policies to prevent new risks. The unique amalgamation of disaster resilience and sustainable development educators in Asian region is a vital need to develop cross cutting education system particularly in vulnerable Asia-pacific region. The “sharing of resources and knowledge” and “mutual learning” approaches are important ingredients of resilient community.To inculcate the integration of the Natural Science and Social Science approach towards DRR and Sustainable development through multidisciplinary higher education process, an International Symposium on Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Development” will be organised by Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand from 7 – 8 March 2019. The programme will include keynote speeches, panel discussions, technical session, poster presentation and academic exhibition.

The symposium will also provide an opportunity to develop a Higher Educational Institution Platform on DRR to address the cross-cutting issues on Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Development and also understanding regional challenges that result from complex problems generated by natural hazards and human induced threats.

Abstract deadline: 31 Dec, 2019

Contact: hei-drsd@ait.ac.th

 

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