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2011 UNU Public Seminars

International Peace and Development

Overview

Date: 7, 14, 21 and 28 July in 2011

Time: 19:00-20:30

Location: United Nations University, Tokyo (5F Elizabeth Rose Hall)

Organizers: UNU-ISP

Co-Organizers: Shibuya Ward

Admission: Free

Contact: Mari Arimitsu, UNU-ISP: arimitsu@unu.edu

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UNU has organized public seminars with Shibuya City Office since 2003. The seminars are intended to provide opportunities for lifelong learning to the residents of Shibuya as well as those who work and study in the ward. Since their inauguration, the seminars have been attended by more than a hundred people per session. This year’s seminars will be held on four Thursday evenings in July at United Nations University Headquarters.

Registration

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Note

  • UNU Certificates of Completion will be awarded to the participants who attended all the four lectures.
  • About half of the attendees are students and people in their 60s who have already retired.
  • Each session is consisting of an introduction of the lecturer by a staff member from Shibuya Ward Office, 45 minutes lecture, and 35 minutes Q&A Session.
  • Simultaneous English-Japanese interpretation will be provided for the 21 July lecture; the other lectures will be presented in Japanese only.

Programme

7 July
Opening Remarks

Vesselin Popovski Senior Academic Programme Office, UNU-ISP

The Nexus between Peace and Development: A Human Security Perspective

Madoka Futamura Academic Programme Officer, UNU-Institute for Sustainability and Peace

14 July Introduction of UNU Public Seminars

Kazuhiko Takeuchi Vice-Rector, United Nations University; Director, Japanese Institute of Landscape Architecture

Progress Toward Achievement of the MDGs and Peacebuilding

Toshiya Nishigori Public Affairs and Civil Society Liaison Officer, United Nations Development Programme

21 July Development and Peace - Social Justice and Conflict Prevention and Resolution

John Clammer Visiting Professor, UNU-Institute for Sustainability and Peace
*Simultaneous English-Japanese translation

28 July Challenges for the United Nations in Peace and Development 

Takeo Uchida Special Advisor to the Director, UNU-Institute for Sustainability and Peace

Certificate Distribution

Takeo Uchida Special Advisor to the Director, UNU-Institute for Sustainability and Peace

Closing Remarks

Takeo Uchida Special Advisor to the Director, UNU-Institute for Sustainability and Peace





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