Events

  • Yoshida Campus

KU-UNDP joint international symposium "Collaboration Between UN Organization and Higher Education"


Wed 21 Dec 2016

UPDATE (11 January 2017): Registration deadline extended until Thursday 12 January

Kyoto University and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will be commemorating the April 2016 conclusion of their comprehensive cooperation agreement with the International Development Symposium "Collaboration Between UN Organization and Higher Education -- Ceremonial Symposium for Conclusion of MoU Between United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Kyoto University", to be held Friday 13 January as follows.

The event will be hosted by the Kyoto University Graduate School of Advanced Integrated Studies in Human Survivability (GSAIS, or "Shikshu-Kan"), the University's lead institution for the MoU, with support from the Inter-Graduate School Program for Sustainable Development and Survival Societies (GSS).
  • Fri 13 Jan 2017

14:00-16:30
  • Yoshida Campus

Symposium Hall (5th Floor), 
International Science Innovation Building, Yoshida Campus, Kyoto University

All

200 (admission on a first-come, first-served basis)

Program

14:00-14:10

Opening remarks

- Dr Kayo Inaba, executive-vice president for gender equality, international affairs, and public relations, Kyoto University

14:10-14:40

Keynote lecture

- Ms Cihan Sultanoglu, director of the Regional Bureau for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (RBEC), UNDP

14:40-14:50

Questions and discussion

15:00-15:10

"Introduction to GSAIS"

- Shuichi Kawai, dean, GSAIS, Kyoto University

15:10-15:20

"Role of Overseas Internships at International Organizations in View of Higher Education"

- Eriko Ishida Kawai, professor, GSAIS, Kyoto University

15:20-16:20

Panel discussion: "Mutual Collaboration Toward International Development"

Chair:

- Professor Yosuke Yamashiki, GSAIS; Kyoto University's focal point for UNDP

Panelists:

- Mr Norimasa Shimomura, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative to Kazakhstan

- Professor Senichi Kimura, GSAIS, Kyoto University

- Professor Dimiter Ialnazov, GSAIS, Kyoto University

16:20-16:30

Closing remarks

- Mr Tetsuo Kondo, director, UNDP Representation Office in Tokyo

Language

English (subject to change)


Free of charge

Email name and affiliation to the following address with the subject: "UNDP-Kyoto U Sympo".
Email: gsais-sympo2016*mail2.adm.kyoto-u.ac.jp (Please replace * with @)

Thu 12 Jan 2017

Thursday 12 January
(On-site registration also accepted)

Graduate School of Advanced Integrated Studies in Human Survivability, Kyoto University
Email: gsais-sympo2016*mail2.adm.kyoto-u.ac.jp (Please replace * with @)

Sponsored by:
Graduate School of Advanced Integrated Studies in Human Survivability, Kyoto University
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