【Announcement】Symposium on International Development and Cooperation hosted by IDEC, Hiroshima University “Our SDGs: A Dialogue between International Cooperation and Local Development”

Feb. 24th, 2018 (Sat.) 12:30-16:30 (Open from 12:00 pm)

International Conference Hall “Himawari,” International Conference Center Hiroshima (1-5 Nakajima-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima city)

●Part I (12:30-14:30)

≪Keynote Speech 1≫

“The SDGs: A paradigm shift in international development?”

Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, Professor, New School University, Vice-chair of the United Nations Committee for Development Policy.

≪Keynote Speech 2≫

“Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with a focus on Goal 16”

Scott Gates, Research Professor, former-Director of Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)

●Part II (14:50-16:30)

Panel discussion


   Mari Katayanagi, Professor, IDEC, Hiroshima University


   Takuba Baba, Dean, Professor, IDEC, Hiroshima University

   Shuichi Ikeda, Director general, JICA Chugoku

   Yasufumi Tsukamura, Staff, Peace Winds Japan

   Ryoji Kawamoto, Section chief, Planning and Coordination Section, General Affairs and Planning Division, Osakikamijima Town Office, Hiroshima Prefecture


【Host】Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation (IDEC), Hiroshima University

【Co-host】Hiroshima Prefecture

【Co-sponsors】Chugoku International Center of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA Chugoku), Hiroshima branch of the Japan Academic Society for International Development (JASID)

【Cooperation】Ministry of Foreign Affairs

【Language】English and Japanese (Simultaneous interpretation service available)

【Admission】Free of charge, No registration required

【Contact】Ms. Hayashi, IDEC, Hiroshima University

TEL: 082-424-6901

E-mail: koku-shiencho★office.hiroshima-u.ac.jp(Please replace ★ with @)