Disaster Risk Reduction and Recovery in the Asia Pacific

National Capital Area Chapter

Thursday, July 24, 2014
This roundtable, presented by Asia-Pacific Committee of UNA-NCA and PISA-ASEAN Climate-wise Development Roundtable, will focus on disaster risk reduction and recovery in the Asia Pacific region.

In the event of natural or man-made disasters, governments around the world work together to pool resources and coordinate disaster response teams to address their health, infrastructure, and economic effects. This roundtable, featuring Minister Ariel Penaranda of the Philippine Embassy, will focus on disaster risk reduction and recovery in the Asia Pacific region. 

When: Thursday, July 24, 2014
                 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Where: The Elliott School of International Affairs
                  Lindner Family Commons Room 602
                  1957 E Street, NW
                  Washington, DC 20052 

Speaker: Minister Ariel Penaranda, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of the Philippines to the United States

Light refreshments will be provided.


The Climate-wise Development Roundtable series brings Science and Technology Officers of the ASEAN member embassies in Washington, DC together with specialists from the NGO, think tank and academic communities in invitation-only, off the record sessions to discuss the ways in which ASEAN nations are innovating in the realm of climate-wise or "green growth" development strategies.  Meeting on a quarterly basis, PISA facilitates and hosts these discussions with invited experts in the climate, security, energy, and development fields.

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