CityNet Secretary General Addresses the Audience at the Safe Cities Asia Conference

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CityNet Secretary General Vijay Jagannathan delivered opening address at the second Annual Safe Cities Asia Conference, titled “CityNet Member Support to Adopt Smart, Resilient Strategies”. The conference was held in Singapore from May 12th-14th, 2015. On his remarks, Mr Jagannathan said that investing in making cities safer is a global priority.

Mr Jagannathan’s presentation slides are attached.

CityNet Member Support to Adopt Smart, Resilient Strategies
Note: The slides have been modified from presentations obtained from Mr. Prashant Singh of the Global Fund for Disaster Risk Reduction of the World Bank, and Mr. Kendra Hirata of Citynet, Yokohama

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