APRU is now a member of the UNISDR Asian Academia, Science and Research Advisory Group (AASTAG)

The UNISDR Regional Office for Asia-Pacific established the UNISDR AASTAG in May 2015. The Program Coordinator of the APRU-IRIDeS Multi-Hazards Program Prof. Takako Izumi was invited to the first meeting on the establishment of an Asian Academia, Science and Research Advisory Group held on 14 May 2015 at Beijing Normal University, China.