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AP-PLAT seminar at COP26: Information platforms for climate resilient Asia-Pacific

Join us at the side event of the UN Climate Change Conference COP26 to discuss the role of AP-PLAT and other adaptation information platforms in enhancing interaction between climate science, policy and action, with special focus on adaptation in the Asia-Pacific region.

Seminar title: Development and utilization of information platforms towards climate resilient societies in Asia-Pacific region

Date and time: November 2, 2021, 10:30-12:00 (UK Time)

Venue: Online:

ID: 826 3683 4654 Password: 360482

In-person: You can join the event at the Japan Pavilion of the Scottish Event Campus, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.


10:30-10:35 Opening remarks

Mr. Yutaka Shoda, Vice-Minister for Global Environmental Affairs, Ministry of the Environment, Japan (Video message)

10:35-11:20 Short presentations

Speakers will shortly introduce their activities toward climate resilient societies, especially in the Asia-Pacific region: Dr. Yuji Masutomi, Section Head, CCCA, NIES Dr. Tetsuo Kuyama, Director, Bangkok Regional Center, IGES

Dr. Youichi Ishikawa, Director, Center for Earth Information Science and Technology (CEIST), Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) Ms. Yvette Kerslake, Technical Advisor, Science to Services, Pacific Climate Change Centre (PCCC) Dr. Kim van Nieuwaal, Strategic Advisor, Climate Adaptation Services Dr. Linda Anne Stevenson, Head of Knowledge Management and Scientific Affairs, Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN) Dr. Mozaharul Alam, Regional Coordinator, Asia and the Pacific Office, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

11:20-11:55 Panel discussion
Moderator: Dr. Linda Anne Stevenson
11:55-12:00 Closing remarks

Dr. Masahide Kimoto, President, NIES

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