3.11 Sendai Memorial
The 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction is hosted generously by the Japanese Government and Sendai City. As the conference begins on the anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, the Children and Youth Forum will include activities commemorating the disaster and marking this very special day.
Wed, Mar 11
Social tour for early bird delegatees to Ishinomaki City, Miyagi Prefecture
Releasing of balloons along Japanese coast in respect for 3.11.
CANDLELIT VIGIL (from 21:00)
Night-time Memorial Event held at OENCE Youth House to mark 3.11.
Thu, Mar 12
Sharing the Experiences of Japanese and Other Disaster-affected Cities.
STUDY VISIT (from 11:00)
Minamisanriku City, Miyagi Prefecture
Combined service project helping the communities around Sendai, in partnership with them.
STUDY VISIT (Overnight)
Overnight Study Visit in Rikuzentakata City, Iwate Prefecture