UNU-IAS and the Ministry of Environment of Japan (MOEJ) will co-organise a Global Environment Outreach Centre (GEOC) outreach event on the theme of ‘Synergising ESD for 2030 Stakeholders Dialogue-Learn for our Planet, Act for Sustainability.’ It is also a part of a series of events that UNU-IAS will organise alongside the UN High-level Political Forum 2021.
This event aims to provide an opportunity to brief the key elements addressed at the UNESCO World Conference on ESD and discusses ways to accelerate actions on ESD for 2030 with the international and local stakeholders. This event will also be a preceding event for the commemorating event for the International Youth Day in August 2021.
1 July, 2021, 17:30-19:30 JST
17:30 – 17:40 Opening Remarks
Shinobu Yume Yamaguchi (Director, UNU-IAS)
Tetsuya Nagashima (Director, Environmental Policy Division, Minister‘s Secretariat, Ministry of the Environment of Japan)
17:40 – 18:10 International Policy – Reports from UNESCO World Conference on ESD
Speaker: Alexander Leicht (Chief of Section, Section of Education for Sustainable Development, UNESCO)
Q & A with participants moderated by Jonghwi Park (Academic Programme Officer, UNU-IAS)
18:10 – 18:30 Japan’s Policy on ESD for 2030
Kiyoka Miki, (Director, Environmental Partnership Office and Director, Office of Environmental Education, General Policy Division, MOEJ)
18:30 – 18:40 Youth Actions on ESD
Ryoga Hiroki (RCE Yokohama Youth)
18:40 – 19:25 Discussion & Q & A Synergising ESD for 2030 Stakeholders Dialogue – Learn for our Planet, Act for Sustainability
Tomoko Hoshino, GEOC
Fumiko Noguchi (UNU-IAS Research Fellow)
*UNU-IAS will make a short presentation at the beginning of the session.
Prior registration for this event is encouraged. Simultaneous interpretation between English and Japanese will be provided.