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World Bosai Forum - IDRC Sendai 2017
25 - 28 November 2017
Sendai, Japan

The first World Bosai Forum - IDRC Sendai 2017 will be held in Sendai, Japan from 25 - 28 November 2017.

The World Bosai Forum – IDRC Sendai 2017 is a joint initiative of Sendai City, the Tohoku University, IRIDeS and the Global Risk Forum GRF Davos. 

As a part of their commitment, to promote DRR measures and foster international cooperation to implement the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk reduction SFDRR, the “World Bosai Forum - IDRC Sendai” will be held biennial.

The World Bosai Forum 2017 will build on the Sendai Framework for DRR and also aim to create practical solutions for disaster risk reduction, instilling the term “Bosai” that encompasses a comprehensive concept from disaster risk reduction to reconstruction and recovery, and share it with the world. The program will feature a vital mix of session formats such as meeting sessions (plenary, thematic and technical sessions), poster sessions, exhibitions and events open to the public.

Abstract submission for poster presentations and registration are open. Visit for further information and registration.

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