08/03/2012 - One year has gone by since the Great East Japan Earthquake of 11 March 2011. A memorial conference, open to the media and co-organised by the Delegation of Japan and the OECD, will take place on 14 March at the OECD to review the situation in Japan one year on, present OECD’s efforts and contributions to recovery, and to share lessons learned with other member countries.
Mr. Motohide Yoshikawa, Japan’s Ambassador to the OECD will serve as the moderator and give opening remarks. Participants include the OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría (read his speech), Nuclear Energy Agency Director General Luis Echavarri and Deputy Executive Director of the International Energy Agency Richard H. Jones.
For further information or to register for the event, journalists should contact Florent Agis by email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone on 01 53 76 61 66 no later than 13 March. Please indicate if you have interview and/or photo requests.
What: Memorial conference for the Great East Japan Earthquake.
When: 16h- 17h30 Wednesday 14 March 2012.
Who: Japan’s Ambassador to the OECD, Mr. Motohide Yoshikawa, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría, Nuclear Energy Agency Director General Luis Echavarri, Deputy Executive Director of the International Energy Agency Richard H. Jones.
Where: OECD headquarters, 2 rue André Pascal, 75116 Paris. Conference Centre 10.