GSRIDRR, Kyoto University, 19-20 March 2015

M. Jaboyedoff participated to the Second Global Summit of Research Institutes for Disaster Risk Reduction: Development of a Research Road Map for the Next Decadewhich was held at Uji Campus of Kyoto University on 19-20 March 2015.

ns2-007The goal of this meeting was to discuss the different challenges linked to disaster risk reduction (DRR) and resilience to disasters. M. Jaboyedoff presented how the Risk-Group of the ISTE deals with those challenges.

  • This meeting permitted to draft a Resolution that in process of finalization approved by 83 research organizations (51 non-Japanese) coming from 21 countries.
  • In addition, University of Kyoto proposed to create the Global Alliance of Disaster Research Institutes (GADRI). Secretariat of GADRI will be located at DPRI at University of Kyoto, Prof. Hirokazu Tatano acting as Secretary General.

The Dean of the Faculty of Geosciences and Environment, Prof. F. Bussy, has approved the participation of the faculty to GADRI.