ICHARM -- The International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management


ICHARM-UNU Joint International Symposium “Floods – A global problem that needs local solutions”

An international symposium, "Floods – A global problem that needs local solutions", will be jointly held by ICHARM and the United Nations University (UNU) on 28 September 2010 at UNU in Shibuya Ward, Tokyo. The symposium will include the followings: the introduction of ICHARM activities, regional reports by speakers from several countries, and a panel discussion on “Global cooperation to help local solutions” by members of international disaster prevention organizations. Your participation will be greatly appreciated.

Date & Time  10:00-17:00, Tuesday, 28 September 2010
Venue  U Thant International Conference Hall, United Nations University
 Jingumae 5‒53‒70, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (http://www.unu.edu/)
 *No parking space available for visitors. Please use public transportation.
Language  English
Pre-registration  Required
 Contact & Registration: ICHARM (icharm@pwri.go.jp)
 *Closing date for registration is 17 September 2010

This symposium is accredited as a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program by JSCE. Make sure to bring your CPD stamp sheet to earn a participation stamp.

You can download a flier from here.

See Volume 3 No.3 ISSUE (No.10), November 2008 for the last symposium report.