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(Feb 24) Symposium on International Development and Cooperation “Our SDGs: A Dialogue between International Cooperation and Local Development”

Date and Time

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

Venue

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

Program

  • 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
≪Moderator≫
Mari Katayanagi, Professor, IDEC, Hiroshima University

≪Panelists≫
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 (under application)

Language

English and Japanese (Simultaneous interpretation service available) 

Admission

Free of charge, No registration required

[Inquiries]
Ms. Hayashi, IDEC, Hiroshima University

TEL: 082-424-6901
E-mail: koku-shiencho*office.hiroshima-u.ac.jp(Please replace * with @)


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