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JAKARTA STATEMENT OF COMMITMENT

Media Release
 - 5 June 2014

News stories on the event:

Asia-Pacific broadcasters work on saving lives in disasters
- Disaster reporting ‘must be clear and comprehensible’

Media ‘needs courage’ in covering disaster risk reduction
Vice president: Media Summit CCIDRR For Medium Learning to Handle Disasters
Forum Asia Media Summit Push CCIDRR Overcome Climate Change 
CCIDRR Summit: Broadcaster ready to respond ‘in seconds’ to disaster
Summit participants tour ASEAN disaster management centre
- NHK to share lessons from 2011 earthquake and tsunami at ABU’s Media Summit
Experts will unite to help media fight disasters
Regional media leaders to tackle climate change and handling disasters
Registration opens for ABU media and disaster risk reduction summit

     
     Photos courtesy MCIT website.


The 1st ABU Media Summit on Climate Change, ICTs and Disaster Risk Reduction took place on 4-6 June 2014 at Hotel Borobudur, Jakarta, Indonesia.  This regional Summit was organised by the ABU and hosted by the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology of the Republic of Indonesia.
  
    
The Summit discussed the role of the med
ia in raising public awareness of the effects of climate change and promoting ways of mitigating them. It also addressed the responsibilities of the media before, during and after disasters. The Summit provided a platform for all involved in disaster emergency warnings to work together for better coordination.


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Meet the Speakers



Dr Javad Mottaghi
Secretary-General
ABU
Freddy Tulung
Director General for 
Information & Public
Communication
MCIT-Indonesia

Dr Amal Punchihewa
Director Technology
ABU


Toshiyuki Sato
Special Controller 
NHK International
NHK-Japan




Kathryn Brown
Strategic Development
Commercial Radio
Australia

Alexander Zink
Snr Business Dev
Manager Digital
Radio
Fraunhofer
Alex Ng

Manager, ASIA
TX Sales Support

GatesAir    

Chetan Sharma
Founder
Datamation
       

Prof Guoyu Wang

Director of DAB
Laboratory

CQUPT, China

Sayaka Irie
Senior Reporter
Disaster and Safety
Information Center

News Dept
NHK-Japan

Ken IIZUKA
          Engineer
     News Production
   & Network Engg Div
  Broadcast Engg Dept
        NHK-Japan

Kenji Sugai
Sr Correspondent
Current Affairs Div
NHK-Japan




 


Sun Suchuan

Deputy DG, Science
& Tech Dept

SAPPRFT, China

Wen Qiuyang

Asst Director
National Emergency
Broadcasting Center

CNR-China

Sunarya Ruslan
Member of Board 
of Supervisor
RRI-Indonesia
Anothai Udomsilp
Director of Academic
Institute of Public
Media
Thai PBS

 




 




Susan V Tagle
Overseeing Officer
Programme Production 
Services, Education 
Cultural & Sports Div
PTNI-Phiippines

Lily Rustandi
Technical Advisor
 TVRI-Indonesia 

  Dr Shamika
 Sirimanne
Director of ICT &
Disaster Risk
Reduction Division
UNESCAP

Bryan Norcross
Sr Hurricane
Specialist
The Weather
Channel

       
Martin Hadlow
Secretary-General
AMIC 
Joao Francisco
Pinto 
Broadcast Journalist & 
President
Macau
Journalist Assoc
Pham Thanh Hang
Programme
Officer
UNISDR 
Nasrullah Md Irfan
Director, Liaison
Bangladesh
Betar 
   


 Satinder Bindra
Principal Director
Asian Development
Bank
Rajib Shaw
Professor Grad Sch
of Global
Environmental
Studies
Kyoto University 

Reiko Saisho
Sr Correspondent
Intl News Div
News Department
NHK-Japan

 Redmond Batario

Executive Director

Center for
Community
Journalism & Dev
         Philippines 
 
 
 

 
Parni Hadi

Journalist

Indonesia

Chevaan Daniel 

Channel Head

News 1st
Director, MTV/MBC
Sri Lanka

Ermilian
Heriachandra
(Ermiel)

Communications
Consultant

MCIT-Indonesia

 Dr Surono
Chairman of Natl
Volcanology 
Agency
Indonesia

 

 


 

 
Russell Issac
Managing Director
Sports Media 
Ltd


Ardito M. KODIJAT

Natl Prog Officer for

DRR and Tsunami Info
Unit &
 
IOC UNESCO
- Indian Ocean 

Tsunami Info Centre

UNESCO Office
Jakarta

Alf Ivar Blikberg
Programme Officer
Trust Fund for 
Tsunami, Disaster and 
Climate Preparedness, 
UN-ESCAP


Bui Thi Thanh Thao
Producer/Reporter,
Head of Production
Dept,
Vietnam Television


 
     

Dr Ahmad Jailani
Muhamed Yunus
ABU Vice President
Deputy DG
Broadcasting
(Strategic)
RTM-Malaysia
 

Natalia Ilieva
Executive Asst
to Secretary-
General
ABU 
Ahmed Nadeem 

Head of Studio
Technology &
Training

ABU

Aamir Riaz
Programme
Officer
ITU Jakarta
 
 
   
Dr Syamsul
Maarif, 

MSi

Chairman
BNPB Indonesia


Dr Andi Eka Sakya 

Chairman Badan
Meterologi,
Klimatologi &
Geofiskia

Indonesia


 


Several countries in our region have been severely affected by tsunami, earthquakes and floods over the past years. We need to put our efforts together to increase public awareness and save lives. The ABU invites you to join the Summit on Climate Change, ICTs and Disaster Risk Reduction that will be held in Jakarta from 4-6 June 2014.

 -Dr Javad Mottaghi, Secretary-General, Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union

The MCIT is proud to be hosting this Summit that will address the role of media and ICTs in creating awareness on climate change, disaster risk reduction and other environmental issues, and helping the public contribute to reducing the factors driving climate change.                                                                                             
-Freddy H. Tulung, Director General of Information and Public Communication, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Republic of Indonesia



PHOTOS COURTESY OF NHK-JAPAN, RADIO NEW ZEALAND/MCDEM AND TELEVISION NEW ZEALAND

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