UNCRD Public Seminar
13 Feb 2018 - 13 Feb 2018
1:15 PM - 4:00 PM

Nagoya City, Aichi Prerecture, Japan

UNCRD organized the Public Seminar "Localizing SDGs in Chubu Region" in collaboration with UNCRD Cooperation Association. The public seminar attracted an audience of 150, including central and local governments, academia, private companies, citizens, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and presented a good opportunity for the Chubu region to consider the new direction of its activities in order to contribute to global and national implementation of SDGs.

Programme
Welcome Remarks: Mr. Choudhury Rudra Charan Mohanty, Environment Programme Coordinator/Expert, UNCRD/UN DESA

Opening Remarks:
Mr. Kotaro Katsuki, Director of Global Issues Cooperation Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
Mr. Hideaki Ohmura, Governor, Aichi Prefectural Government

Video Presentation

Presentation "Issues, Challenges and Opportunities in Implementing SDG11" by Mr. CRC Mohanty

Keynote Speech "SDGs for Local Governments and Communities in Japan - Significance, Purpose and Means" by Mr. Shuzo Murakami, President, Institute for Building Environment and Energy Conservation

Panel Discussion "Localizing SDGs in Chubu Region"
Moderator: Mr. Shuzo Murakami, President, Institute for Building Environment and Energy Conservation
Panelists:
Mr. Nobuhiro Kanai, Deputy Director, Environmental Strategy Division, Minister's Secretariat, Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan
Mr. Teru Kisuna, Director (Conservation of Biodiversity), Natural Environment Division, Department of the Environment, Aichi Prefectural Government
Ms. Yumiko Ito, Group Leader, Corporate Responsibility Group, Japan COE Department, Public Affairs Function, LIXIL Corporation
Ms. Yoko Shinkai, Chief Producer, Environmental Partnership Office Chubu (EPO Chubu)

Closing

Presentations and Speeches
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