The fifth ICHARM Governing Board (GB) meeting was held on May 12, 2021, using a web meeting system as a precaution against COVID-19.
The GB is chaired by the president of PWRI, NISHIKAWA Kazuhiro, and composed of eight members, including YAMADA Kunihiro, the vice-minister for Engineering Affairs of MLIT, representing the government of Japan, and Shamila NAIR-BEDOUELLE, the Assistant Director-General for Natural Sciences, representing UNESCO on behalf of the director-general.
At the meeting, the GB members examined the activities ICHARM conducted last year and the work plan for the next year and approved them unanimously after thorough discussions. After that, they also made valuable comments and suggestions.
With the approval and suggestions provided by the GB members, ICHARM will confidently continue its disaster risk reduction efforts on a global basis.
A scene of the Governing Board meeting