International Recovery Forum 2021 Building Back Better from Compound Disasters: Practical Cases and Lessons for Recovery from Natural Hazards and COVID-19

22 January 2021

14:00 – 17:30 JST

Register to Participate via Zoom


Dear colleagues, 

We are delighted to invite you to the International Recovery Forum 2021, to be held virtually on 22 January 2021 from 14:00 Japan Standard Time.  

The International Recovery Forum 2021 will feature discussions with recovery policy makers and experts addressing the unique challenges and opportunities for recovery from the compound disasters, including the unprecedented challenge of managing the dual risks of natural hazards and the pandemic. Two keynote presentations (Mr. KAWATA Yoshiaki, Executive Director of the Disaster Reduction and Human Renovation Institution (DRI) and Mr. Stéphane HALLEGATTE, Lead Economist, with the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) at the World Bank) and two expert panel sessions will consider early lessons learned for sustainable recovery, as well as the priorities and opportunities to build back better, greener, and more resilient. 

Registration is required. Click here to register for the IRP Forum   

Please see the flyer for more information about the agenda and featured speakers ( and feel free to share this invitation with friends and colleagues. 

We look forward to seeing you there. 



The IRP Secretariat 

Email: [email protected] 

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