Special Symposium on Lessons from Local SDGs Activities in EU and OECD Countries (19 December 2018, Nagoya, Japan) - 27 Nov 2018
UNCRD will co-organize a Special Symposium, "Lessons from Local SDGs Activities in EU and OECD Countries", together with the Chubu Region Institute for Social and Economic Research (CRISER) and the Research Institute for Regional Planning and Development (RIRPD).

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Special Symposium, "Lessons from Local SDGs Activities in EU and OECD Countries"

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Date and Time: 13:30-16:50, Wednesday, 19 December 2018

Place: Nagoya International Center (NIC) Annex Hall

Programme

13:30-13:35 Opening Address
Kazushige Endo, Director of UNCRD

13:35-13:40 Introduction of Speakers

13:40-14:50 Keynote Speech #1
"Activities to Realize SDGs in EU Countries: Focusing on bottom-up initiatives by civil society"
Eric Pontheu, Ph.D
(Head of Unit "Agriculture, Rural Development and the Environment", European Economic and Social Committee)

14:50-15:50 Keynote Speech #2
"SDGs Promotion Framework for Local Government by OECD: From the Case Study of 5 Cities & Regions"
Tadashi Matsumoto, Ph.D.
(Coordinator, National Urban Policy Programme, Climate Change and Green Growth Cities, Urban Policies and Sustainable Development Division, OECD)

15:50-16:00 Break

16:00-16:45 Q&A Session
Coordinator: Kozo Aoyama, President of RIRPD

16:45-16:50 Closing Address
Yoshinao Fujii, Chairman of the Board of CRISER





Co-Organizers
United Nations Center for Regional Development (UNCRD)
Chubu Region Institute for Social and Economic Research (CRISER)
Research Institute for Regional Planning and Development (RIRPD)

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