The 6th Global Summit of GADRI will be organised at the Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University, Uji Campus, Kyoto, Japan from 15th t 17 March 2023.

Structure of the Summit:

The 6th Global Summit of GADRI will consist of plenary sessions, panel group discussions, poster presentation with GADRI Scholarships awarded to 15 young professionals up to the age 35, networking with institute session to share seeds and needs of institutions, presentation sessions of outcomes of the panel group discussion sessions, and a wrap-up session to develop the final outcomes of the conference.

There will be two field excursions to the DPRI, Kyoto University Ujigawa Laboratory, and the Amagase Dam. Registration is required for participation.

Target Audience:

We encourage our member institutes to take this opportunity participate and share their progress and achievements in DRR. We all those who are actively engaged in DRR activities and other integrated and interdisciplinary research, young scientists, science-policy brokers, and policy makers to make use of this opportunity to engage in discussion and share their experiences and contributions to disaster risk reduction and resilience to disasters.


Plenary; Group Discussion; COVID-19 recovery; Committees of GADRI; Sustainable DRR; DR Governance; Gender equality; SFDRR; SDGs and Climate Change; Stocktaking



20 January 2023 - Poster Session

20 January 2023 - GADRI Scholarships

20 January 2023 - Seeds and Needs - Networking with Institutes Session

20 January 2023 - GADRI Survey

15-17 March 2023 -
6th Global Summit of GADRI at DPRI, Kyoto University, Uji Campus, Kyoto, Japan