ARISE Japan is a well established Network. Private companies in Japan established ARISE Japan right after the United Nations adopted the Sendai Framework in 2015. ARISE Japan’s Action Plan for 2019-2022 has been published as a Sendai Framework Voluntary Commitment (SFVC) at the SFVC online platform and annual activities contribute towards the five deliverables.
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ARISE Japan consists of a Secretariat and a Steering Committee.
ARISE Japan Network Lead: Mr. Masato Takamatsu (Tourism Resilience Japan)
ARISE Japan Secretariat: Ms. Yoshiko Abe and Mr. Akira Doi (Kokusai Kogyo Co., Ltd.)
ARISE Japan Steering Committee:
Satoshi Hijikata, Kokusai Kogyo Co., Ltd., ARISE Global Board Member;
Shigeki Honda, Minerva Veritas Co., Ltd.; Kiyomi Nakamura, Japan Conservation Engineers & Co., Ltd.; Mr. Hiroo Shimada, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.
As a flagship activity, ARISE Japan organizes the ARISE Japan Annual Symposium every March around the anniversary of Great East Japan Earthquake, March 11 in 2011. ARISE Japan has published its three year workplan 2019-2022 as a voluntary commitment at the SFVC online platform.
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ARISE national networks have been established across all five UNDRR regions.