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Soichiro Yasukawa

Programme Specialist on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) / UNESCO’s Unit of Disaster Risk Reduction, Natural Sciences Sector

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Soichiro Yasukawa has MS in architecture from Kyoto University and MS of public administration from Columbia University. Soichiro Yasukawa has been a Programme Specialist on disaster risk reduction (DRR) at Natural Sciences Sectors of UNESCO since 2013 and been a specialist on geo-hazards disaster risk reduction and a coordinator of DRR activities in UNESCO/focal point of UN DRR group. He manages projects on securing building safety, earthquake early warning, DRR on UNESCO designated sites in the UNESCO Headquarters and coordinates projects in the Field Offices.