connect-facebook3.11 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.

HIGHLIGHTS

Wed, Mar 11

SOCIAL TOUR (10:00-16:00)
Social tour for early bird delegatees to Ishinomaki City, Miyagi Prefecture

Ishinomaki City
BALLOON MEMORIAL
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

PANEL DISCUSSION (9:30-11:00)
Sharing the Experiences of Japanese and Other Disaster-affected Cities.

STUDY VISIT (from 11:00)
Minamisanriku City, Miyagi Prefecture

Minamisanriku City
SERVICE FOR SENDAI
Combined service project helping the communities around Sendai, in partnership with them.

STUDY VISIT (Overnight)
Overnight Study Visit in Rikuzentakata City, Iwate Prefecture

Rikuzentakata City