18 ( Tue ), 2005
Awaji Yume Butai International Conference Center
Our forum was held as an intermediate
presentation of 'Bosai Sekai Kodomo Kaigi 2005 in Hyogo'
which will be held in March 2005. Its official
English name is 'Natural Disaster Youth Summit 2005 in
Hyogo.' The purpose of this forum was to discuss
'the importance of
human lives' with children around the world beyond the
differences of country, language and religion.
The conference was broadcasted globally by
the Internet live streaming. We also had a teleconference
with Iran, Armenia and Taiwan by connecting the conference
site and those three countries.
Painting exhibition was held with the title of 'Think
about the earthquake through children's pictures at
Yumebutai at the same time.
Those paintings are painted by the children whose
countries were suffered from natural disasters.
Human has to live with the dangerous situation occurred by
nature. We can prepare and decrease the damage from
JEARN supported children in Bam, Iran soon after the
earthquake by utilizing the Internet.
We can support them though the experience of Hanshin Awaji
Children in Bam are now recovering little by little. The
reports from Iran tell us that the ICT created a miracle
from the ashes of Bam.
We are still continuing the project as the
Natural Disaster Reduction Education in the Information
Age, by connecting the classes and children online
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