this summit, junior high school students in Toyota City will play
the main role. The participants will make presentations on the
educational methods used in their respective countries to provide
awareness on natural disasters and they’ll exchange opinions
with each other. Through
those activities, we hope that the participants will play a
leading role in disaster prevention in the future and be in charge
of creating a society in which we can live in peace.
have set up the catchphrase: “Aiming for the standards of
tomorrow, today”, and believe that thinking and acting toward
the future with a wide focus is a major duty of ours. Of course,
disaster prevention is no exception.
from all over the world have gathered here in Toyota City crossing
great borders under the theme: “The standards of tomorrow,
today. Disaster prevention is borderless.” gearing toward this
event. They’ll also share their ideas and lessons to assist each
other. In addition to
that, they will create and make a declaration reflecting the
results of their discussions, in the hope that this declaration
will truly represent the commitment of the Natural Disaster Youth
Summit 2015 in Toyota City.
think that their declaration will answer the question of what
disaster prevention should mean in “the standards of tomorrow,
I would like to extend my appreciation to the many people who have
made great efforts in organizing this event and hope that the
event will be even more successful for the people whom it may
you for listening and good luck in your endeavors.
January 17, 2015