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International Flood Initiative

  IFI Plenary Session in Medan, Indonesia

A plenary session “Preparatory process for the international initiative on water and disaster in the Asia Pacific region” took place as a plenary session on 21 October 2015 in Medan, Indonesia. (meeting minutes)

Plenary Session
Plenary session during the 23rd UNESCO IHP RSC meeting for Southeast Asia and the Pacific
in Medan, Indonesia on 21 October 2015, 11:50-15:06

Plenary Session Panelists
Plenary session panelists in Medan, Indonesia

- Program -

1. Opening
     a. Welcome remarks by the Co-Moderators, Prof. Shahbaz Khan, UNESCO
     b. Guest speech, Mr. Eric Quincieu, Water Resources Specialist, ADB

2. Contribution for Discussion: Potential role and expect of the regional activity for flood and drought management; monitoring, assessment and capacity building
     a. IFI regional activities in the Asia Pacific region, Dr. Masahiko Murase, ICHARM (pdf)
     b. Operational flood early warning system, Mr. Yoichi Iwami, ICHARM (pdf)
     c. Importance of data and information, Mr. Daisuke Kuribayashi, ICHARM (pdf)
     d. IDI regional activities in the Asia Pacific region, Dr. Ali Chavoshian, RCUWM

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3. Open discussions and way forward facilitated by Prof. Toshio Koike, ICHARM and Dr. Ali Chavoshian, RCUWM

4.  Conclusions, Prof. Toshio Koike, ICHARM (pdf)