JDR Vol.11 No.3 pp. 387-393
doi: 10.20965/jdr.2016.p0387

Survey Report:

Bridging Multi-Stakeholders for Disaster Risk Reduction Through Education for Sustainable Development into the Post-2015 Framework

Takashi Oda

Center for Disaster Education and Recovery Assistance, Miyagi University of Education
149 Aramaki, Aoba, Sendai, Miyagi 980-0845, Japan

August 26, 2015
December 22, 2015
June 1, 2016
education, sustainability, post-2015 agenda, ESD, SFDRR
This report summarizes the conference proceedings of Fostering DRR through Education for Sustainable Development: Toward a Better Future for Children. The conference, held at Tohoku University’s Kawauchi Hagi Hall on March 16, 2015, and attended by over 1,000 participants, focused on disaster risk reduction education within the context of education for sustainable development. This report discusses major themes emerging from presentations and panel discussions and draws some broad conclusions.
Cite this article as:
T. Oda, “Bridging Multi-Stakeholders for Disaster Risk Reduction Through Education for Sustainable Development into the Post-2015 Framework,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.11 No.3, pp. 387-393, 2016.
Data files:
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