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World Tsunami Awareness Day 2019 - Panel discussion
5 Nov 2019 -  The panel discussion will highlight progress and outcomes of World Tsunami Awareness Day  to date and chart the way forward
This event will identify challenges and share lessons learned in reducing tsunami risk, resilient reconstruction and integrating tsunamis into multi-hazard disaster risk reduction strategies and early-warning systems
Welcome remarks
Mami Mizutori, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction, UNDRR
 Opening remarks
E. Ambassador Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly
 Introductory remarks
Member of Parliament, Japan
 Presentations by the Panellists
Representative from the Government of Indonesia
Participants at the 2019 Japan WTAD High School Summit:
Nicolas Morgado Maldonado (Colegio Bajo Molle, Chile)
Shizubori Ido (Hokkaido Sapporo Intercultural and Technological High School, Japan)
Wartaru Kirikoshi (Sapporo Nihon University Senior High School, Japan)
Robert Kirkbride, Dean of Parsons' School of Constructed Environments and Professor of Architecture and Product Design, New School, New York
 Discussants
E. Ambassador Thilmeeza Hussain, Permanent Representative of the Maldives to the United Nations in New York
Representative from the Government of Chile
Bruno Lemarquis, Deputy Director, Crisis Bureau, UNDP
Event co-organized by the Permanent Missions of Chile, Japan, and Maldives, the Permanent Missions of Australia, Indonesia, Norway and Peru as Co-Chairs of the Group of Friends of Disaster Risk Reduction, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, and the United Nations Development Programme.