Recovering from the 3-11 Disaster: The Private Sector and Disaster Relief in Japan

Event: November 15, 2011, San Francisco

Tuesday, November 15

12:00 pm– 1:30 pm

The Asia Foundation

Haydn Williams Conference Room

465 California Street, 8th Floor

San Francisco, California

Please RSVP by November 11 to Nadia Kelley at [email protected] or (415) 743-3369.

Six months after the Tohoku Disaster, Japan is still struggling to recover from the unprecedented nature and scale of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear power crisis, which occurred in quick succession. A distinguished panel will discuss the engagement of various non-governmental actors in helping Japan to recover, some of the key lessons learned, and the challenges that lie ahead.

Moderator: Dr. Barnett Baron, President and CEO, Give2Asia

Panel:

Professor Naoto Yamauchi,  Professor of Public Economics, Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP), Osaka University

Mr. Hidemi Tomita, General Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility Department, Sony Corporation

Ms. Kaori Kuroda,  Co-Director of the Civil Society Organization Network Japan (CSONJ) and Consultant to The Asia Foundation

Related locations: Japan
Related programs: Exchanges