13th Resilience Dialogue
The Disaster that Never Happened: Can Resilient Infrastructure Help Save the World?

On the International Day for Disaster Reduction, GFDRR hosted a conversation on resilient infrastructure, with a keynote by Sir Richard Branson. Introductory remarks were given by Koichi Hasegawa, Senior Vice President, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and the panel was moderated by Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Senior Director for the Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice at the World Bank. Panelists included Aris Papadopoulos (Former CEO of Titan America, and author of Resilience: The Ultimate Sustainability), Christiana Figueres (Former Executive Secretary of the United National Framework Convention on Climate Change), and Kamal Kishore (Member of the National Disaster Management Authority, India).
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