UN Special Representative to the Secretary General for Disaster Risk Reduction, Mami Mizutori (4th from left) led the Board Meeting of UNISDR ARISE (Private Sector Alliance for Resilience Societies) last September 3 in Geneva, Switzerland. The Board Meeting covered strategies of the private sector in support of the Sendai Framework, as well as expanding collaboration to build disaster resilient communities.
(L-R): Ahmed Riad, Managing Director, Estmrarya Consulting; Aris Papadopoulos, Chairman, STET Titan America; Maria Patricia Herrera Gonzales, Director, CEMEX; Mami Mizutori, Special Representative of the Secretary General for Disaster Risk Reduction UNISDR; Dale Sands, Consultant & President, MD Sands Consulting; Hans T. Sy, Chairman of the Executive Committee, SM Prime Holdings Inc.; Sandra Wu, Chairperson & CEO, Kokusai Kogyo; Carlo Papa, Director, Enel Foundation; and Nirankar Saxena, Asst. Secretary General – FICCI. SM’s Hans Sy is the only Filipino member in the UNISDR ARISE International Board.