UNU/IR3S/UNESCO Joint Symposium

Event Programme

Chaired by Kazuhiko Takemoto ― Programme Director, UNU Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS)

9:00-12:00 Introductory Session
9:00-9:30

Opening Remarks

  • Kazuhiko Takeuchi ― Senior Vice-Rector, UNU and Director, The University of Tokyo IR3S
  • Gretchen Kalonji ― Assistant Director-General for Natural Sciences, UNESCO
  • Pilar Alvarez-Laso ― Assistant Director-General for Social and Human Sciences, UNESCO
  • Mitrasen Bhikajee ― Deputy Executive Secretary, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, UNESCO
  • Isao Kiso ― Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Delegation of Japan to UNESCO
9:30-12:00

Keynote Lectures

12:00-13:30

Break

13:30-18:00 Panel Discussion Ⅰ
“Addressing Interconnected Global Challenges – Demands for Sustainability Science
Moderator: Thomas E. Lovejoy ― Biodiversity Chair, The Heinz Center
13:30-15:30
15:30-16:00

Coffee Break

 

16:00-17:45 Panel Discussion Ⅱ
“ Institutional Challenges and Opportunities for Integrating Sectoral and Disciplinary Activities
Moderator: Kazuhiko Takemoto ― Programme Director, UNU Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS)
16:00-17:45
17:45-17:55 Remarks by the Rapporteur
  • Salvatore Aricò ― Sr. Programme Specialist, Biodiversity Assessments and Inter-Agency Coordination, UNESCO
17:55-18:00 Closing Remarks
  • Kazuhiko Takeuchi ― Senior Vice-Rector, UNU and Director, The University of Tokyo IR3S


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