U-INSPIRE Youth Stage would provide a platform for youth and young professionals (YYP) in the region working on DRR to be part of a regional conference, the outputs of which would feed into the 2020 Asia Pacific Ministerial Conference on DRR (APMCDRR), which will be held in June 2020 in Brisbane, Australia. The expected outcomes include enhanced engagement of scientists from these countries and improved contributions towards major regional discussions in DRR. The enhanced capacity of these youths and young professionals is also expected to promote science-for-policy, in the context of DRR and the SDGs in Asia and the Pacific.

The session aims to:

  1. Bring together youths and young professionals to share current science, engineering, technology, and innovation in DRR;
  2. Build the capacity of youth and young professionals in Asia and the Pacific to contribute towards policy discussions; and
  3. Connect key science institutions to youth and professionals in the region to support initiatives in DRR in the attainment of SDGs.

Kindly note that the application deadline is before 30 January 2020.

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