- [News] Sentinel Asia has been invited by the UNDRR to make voluntary commitments to the Sendai Framework
- 9th Annual UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices (RSO) Coordination Meeting
ADRC participated in the 9th Annual UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices Coordination Meeting in Vienna, Austria, 18-19 June 2019. The participants shared their latest initiatives and challenges in the regional activities including capacity building, sharing knowledge, awareness raising. Koji Suzuki, Executive Director, ADRC briefly introduced its latest initiative for space-based technology application to early warning information platform, as a redundant and robust tool for early warning.
- Public forum "Trilateral Disaster Risk Reduction and Relief Cooperation Among China-Japan-Korea"
The Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) participated in a public forum on "Trilateral Disaster Risk Reduction and Relief Cooperation among China-Japan-Korea," which was organized by the Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat on 19 June 2019 in Seoul, Republic of Korea. The public forum was attended by participants from disaster management organizations and research institutions in all three countries.
- The United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) Scientific and Technical Subcommittee Fifty-sixth session (11-22 February 2019)
Mr. Takanori Miyoshi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) participated in the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) Scientific and Technical Subcommittee Fifty-sixth session (11-22 February 2019), and presented the JAXA's activity to disaster management and the recent progresses of Sentinel Asia.
- Human Resource Development and Space Data Utilization for Disaster at Udayana University, Bali, Indonesia
アジア防災センター（ADRC）は、2019年1月11日にインドネシア（バリ）のウダヤナ大学で開催された、防災分野における宇宙技術の利活用をテーマとした「Human Resource Development and Space Data Utilization for Disaster」のワークショップに出席した。ワークショップには、主催機関である山口大学とウダヤナ大学の関係者、現地の防災担当機関、東京大学、防災科学技術研究所などから約50名の関係者が参加した。ADRCは、センチネルアジアの概要や近年の緊急観測に関する報告を行い、災害時における要請の方法や、センチネルアジアへの参加方法などについて質問を受けた。
The Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) participated in a symposium entitled Human Resource Development and Space Data Utilization for Disasters, which was organized by Yamaguchi University and Udayana University on 11 January 2019 in Bali, Indonesia. The symposium was attended by about 50 participants representing local disaster management organizations, Tokyo University, the National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience, and the organizing institutions, Yamaguchi University and Udayana University. ADRC presented information on Sentinel Asia and the activation of emergency observations. ADRC also explained how emergency observations are requested during disasters and how to become a member of the Sentinel Asia program.
For more detail, Agenda and Handout. (URL link)
- Cooperation Agreement between NARLabs and JPT-3 concerning Sentinel Asia regional cloud servers
The National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs) and the Joint Project Team for Sentinel Asia Step-3 (JPT-3) signed a Cooperation Agreement in Hsinchu, Taiwan, on 25 January 2019. The purpose of this Cooperation Agreement is to set forth the contributions of NARLabs to Sentinel Asia concerning Sentinel Asia regional cloud servers. ... further details (URL link)