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TCS Event

Promoting peace and co-prosperity among
China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea
Public Seminar of Trilateral Disaster Risk Reduction and Relief Cooperation
June 19, 2019 | 14:00 - 17:35

About the Public Seminar:

The Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat (TCS) welcomes you to the Public Seminar of Trilateral Disaster Risk Reduction and Relief Cooperation!

The Public Seminar invites NGOs and education and training institutes on disaster risk reduction and management located in China, Japan and the ROK to share their challenges, good practices, and exchange views on possible cooperation with you. This event is organized with the support of relevant ministries in disaster management field, namely the Ministry of Emergency Management of China, the Cabinet Office of Japan, and the Ministry of the Interior and Safety of the ROK based on the agreement at the 5th Trilateral Ministerial Meeting on Disaster Management.

 

About the Program:

·         Date & Time: 14:00 – 17:35, June 19, 2019

·         Venue: S-Tower 15th FL, 82 Saemunan-ro, Jongno-gu Seoul, ROK (서울시 종로구 새문안로82 S타워 15)

·         Participation Fee: Free

·         Language: English, Chinese, Japanese and Korean (Simultaneous interpretation)

·         Organizer: Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat (TCS)

 

14:00 – 14:20

[Opening Session]

TCS

Ministry of Emergency Management of China

Cabinet Office of Japan

Ministry of the Interior and Safety of the ROK

14:20 – 15:50

[Session 1] Disaster Relief

Moderator: Prof. CHOI Sang-ok, Korea University

-       China (TBD)

-       Japan Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (JVOAD)

-       Korea Disaster Relief Association

* Sharing NGOs coordination mechanisms of disaster response and relief in each country, especially in terms of supporting victims of disasters, and finding the ways of cooperation between them in the future

15:50 – 16:00

Break

16:00 – 17:30

[Session 2] Disaster Risk Reduction

Moderator: Prof. CHOI Sang-ok, Korea University

-       National Disaster Reduction Center of China (NDRCC)

-       Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC)

-       UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, Office for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR ONEA-GETI)

* Introducing respective activities and current cooperation initiatives for DRR among the three institutes. Further discussing the future opportunities of collaboration for enhancing DRR capacity in Asia and the Pacific

17:30 – 17: 35

[Closing Session]

TCS

 


 

On June 19, 2019, the Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat (TCS) organized the Public Seminar of Trilateral Disaster Risk Reduction and Relief Cooperation in Seoul, ROK. It was supported by the relevant ministries, namely the Ministry of Emergency Management of China, the Cabinet Office of Japan, and the Ministry of the Interior and Safety of the ROK. Following the agreement at the 5th Trilateral Ministerial Meeting on Disaster Management, the Seminar brought together representatives from the governments, NGOs and education and training institutes on disaster risk reduction (DRR) and relief located in China, Japan and the ROK to strengthen capacity building by introducing their experiences and efforts. 

 

The Seminar served as the platform for sharing challenges, good practices and exchanging views on possible cooperation among different levels of stakeholders engaged in the field in the three countries. It was also open to the public to raise public awareness of the importance of DRR and relief cooperation among the three countries.

 

 

▲Group photo

 

 

▲Session 1

 

 

▲Session 2