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Call for Papers: Innovations and Experiences in Financing Disaster Risk Management

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Call for Papers: Innovations and Experiences in Financing Disaster Risk Management

26 December 2018

Call for Proposals , Disasters

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) invites submissions of original unpublished papers on financing innovations for Disaster Risk Management (DRM) and climate change adaptation (CCA):  how it evolved, where it is headed, what they have in common, and what their differences are.

ERIA Organise 2nd World Tsunami Museum Conference 2018 with UNISDR Office in Japan and MoFA Japan

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ERIA Organise 2nd World Tsunami Museum Conference 2018 with UNISDR Office in Japan and MoFA Japan

03 December 2018

Disasters

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) in cooperation with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) Office in Japan and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan held the 2nd World Tsunami Museum Conference 2018 on 30 November 2018.

ERIA Co-organise 2nd General Assembly Meeting of International Tsunami Disaster Prevention Society

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ERIA Co-organise 2nd General Assembly Meeting of International Tsunami Disaster Prevention Society

26 November 2018

Disasters

Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura, President of ERIA, attended the 2nd General Assembly Meeting of International Tsunami Disaster Prevention Society chaired by Prof Akiko Yamanaka, Special Advisor to the President of ERIA, as co-organiser on 19 November 2018 in Tokyo.

ERIA Supports High School Students Summit on ‘World Tsunami Awareness Day’ 2018 in Wakayama

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ERIA Supports High School Students Summit on ‘World Tsunami Awareness Day’ 2018 in Wakayama

05 November 2018

Disasters , Japan

The High School Students Summit on ‘World Tsunami Awareness Day’ 2018 in Wakayama was held on 31 October and 1 November in Wakayama, Japan. Aiming to foster an understanding of the dangers of tsunami and the proper responses to them, this summit was co-organised by Wakayama Prefectural Government, Wakayama Prefectural Board of Education, Hirogawa Town, Hirogawa Town Board of Education, and United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction in Japan. ERIA participated in this event as one of the supporting organisations and contributed to creating documentary videos aiming to disseminate the deliverables of the event and World Tsunami Awareness Day.

Adaptation Road Maps for Disaster Resilience and Climate Change Presented

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Adaptation Road Maps for Disaster Resilience and Climate Change Presented

01 September 2018

Capacity Building , Climate Change , Disasters , Workshop

Government officials from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Viet Nam came together in Siem Reap on 30-31 August to present the Adaptation Road Maps each national delegation had developed for their country.

ERIA Hosted Special Lecture on Disaster Risk Management

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ERIA Hosted Special Lecture on Disaster Risk Management

20 April 2018

Disasters , Japan

Mainstreaming disaster risk management into ASEAN societies is an ongoing task shared by all stakeholders in the region and beyond. Given that most of ASEAN and East Asian countries are among the most disaster-prone countries, the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) is keen on making contributions through various avenues, including by holding a special lecture on disaster management.

ERIA Holds Research and Capacity Building Workshop on Impacts of Disasters and Climate Change

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ERIA Holds Research and Capacity Building Workshop on Impacts of Disasters and Climate Change

29 March 2018

Capacity Building , Climate Change , Disasters , Workshop

In an attempt to mainstream disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) into development planning of the region, ERIA held the second workshop on ‘Evaluating the Distributional Impacts of Disasters and Climate Change and Development of Adaptation Roadmaps’ in Singapore, 25-26 March 2018.

Government Officials Participate in Study on Distributional Effects of Disaster and Food Security

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Government Officials Participate in Study on Distributional Effects of Disaster and Food Security

18 July 2017

Capacity Building , Climate Change , Disasters , Workshop

In a region prone to natural disasters and where the potential impact of climate change on agriculture is high, governments are starting to pay serious attention to the issue of future food security.

ERIA Organises World Tsunami Awareness Day 2016 in Jakarta

Press Releases

ERIA Organises World Tsunami Awareness Day 2016 in Jakarta

15 December 2016

Disasters , Symposium

'World Tsunami Awareness Day (WTAD) 2016 - Indonesia' was held in Jakarta on th 15th December 2016.

Key to AEC Beyond 2015

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Key to AEC Beyond 2015

26 November 2013

Agricultural Development , ASEAN , ASEAN Economic Community , Disasters , Economic Integration , Finance and Macroeconomy

The third leg of workshop series on ASEAN and AEC Beyond 2015 was held successfully by Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) in close cooperation with Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development (MNPED) and Yangon Institute of Economics (YIE) at the Inya Hall, Sedona Hotel, Yangon, Myanmar.

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