S-11／Beyond MDGs Japan Symposium ‘Sustainable Development Goals and the Post-2015 Development Agenda – Current International Discussions and Challenges for Implementation’
The Environment Research and Technology Development Fund S-11／
Beyond MDGs Japan Symposium
‘Sustainable Development Goals and the Post-2015 Development Agenda
– Current International Discussions and Challenges for Implementation –’
As we near the deadline of the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in 2015, the post-2015 development agenda to address the remaining challenges of the MDGs including the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to further responding to various emerging issues is currently under discussion. The new international goals are expected to be adopted at the UN General Assembly in September 2015.
The aim of this symposium is to report on on-going discussions on the post-2015 development agenda, to consider the possible goals and targets towards 2030, and to look into indicators to assess the progress of implementation. This symposium will also address the challenges of both international and national implementation, which will lead to the discussion of ways of sustainable collaboration among the science community, local governments and the private sector in its realization.
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|Date||Friday, 16 January 2015 13:00-18:00|
|Venue||U Thant International Conference Hall (3F), United Nations University, Tokyo.
(5-53-70 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-8925)
|Language||Japanese / English (with simultaneous interpretation)|
|Organisers||Tokyo Institute of Technology (S-11 of the Environment Research and Technology Development Fund, Ministry of the Environment of Japan) / United Nations University – Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability|
|Co-organisers||Ministry of the Environment of Japan / Beyond MDGs Japan / Graduate School of Education, The University of Tokyo / Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Tohoku University / Institute for Global Environmental Strategies|
|Supporter||United Nations Information Centre|
MC: Yumiko Nozaki, Freelance announcer, Lecturer at the TV Asahi Announcer School
Takeshi Osuga, Ambassador, Deputy Director-General for International Cooperation and Global Issues, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
|13:20-13:50||Keynote Speech: Post MDGs and Global Governance
Keizo Takemi, Member of the House of Councillors / Professor, Tokai University
|13:50-14:20||Current Discussion on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Proposals from Project On Sustainability Transformation beyond 2015（POST2015: S-11）
Norichika Kanie, Associate Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology / Senior Research Fellow, United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability / Project Leader of S-11
|14:30-16:00||Panel Discussion 1. Implications for a Post-2015 Development Agenda – Perspectives from Science and Policy.
Chair: Naoya Abe, Associate Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology
|16:15-17:45||Panel Discussion 2. What needs to be done for implementation in Japan?
Chair: Norichika Kanie
Contact: S-11 (POST2015) Secretariat
Tokyo Institute of Technology
2-12-1 NE-30, Ookayama, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 152-8552
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