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CAMPUS Asia Plus Program: Risk Management Seminar Series (Online) “World Bank and SDGs”(Dec 2021-Jan 2022)

  • December 27, 2021
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  • Keywords: Event, International relations, Politics

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Kobe University’s CAMPUS Asia Plus Program will offer a Risk Management Seminar Series on the topic of the “World Bank and SDGs”. Each seminar in the series will be led by current/ former World Bank experts and policymakers from the World Bank’s recipient countries. Focusing on the sustainable development goals (SDGs), the seminar series will give an overview of the World Bank’s strategy and operations aimed at alleviating poverty and promoting sustainable economic development.

Everyone is welcome to participate in the seminars. Please feel free to contact us to request the Zoom link. Master's and doctoral students from Kobe University and our partner universities (Fudan, Korea, Chulalongkorn Universities, and the National University of Laos) are particularly welcome.

Date
December 19 (Sunday), 27 (Monday), 28 (Tuesday), 2021
January 10 (Monday), 14 (Friday), 20 (Thursday), 2022
Language
English
Format
Online
Contact for Zoom Link
CAMPUS Asia Plus Program, Kobe University
Email: gsics-caoffice[at]edu.kobe-u.ac.jp
Links
Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies, Kobe University
CAMPUS ASIA Program, Kobe University

Seminar Detail Schedule:

Session #1:
Date/Time: December 19, 2021 (Sunday) from 9:00 to 10:30
Topic: Overview of the Seminar Series on the World Bank and SDGs
Speaker:   Dr. OGAWA Keiichi, Professor, Kobe University; Former Education Economist, World Bank (WB)

Session #2:
Date/Time: December 27, 2021 (Monday) from 8:00 to 9:30
Topic: Education’s Role in Catalyzing Economic Development and Growth
Speaker:   Dr. Eduardo Velez Bustillo, Former Sector Manager, WB

Session #3:
Date/Time: December 27, 2021 (Monday) from 9:50 to 11:20
Topic: Early Childhood Development and SDGs
Speaker: Dr. Eduardo Velez Bustillo, Former Sector Manager, WB

Session #4:
Date/Time: December 27, 2021 (Monday) from 13:30 to 15:00
Topic: World Bank’s Support in the Middle East (Case of Yemen)
Speaker: Dr. Hamoud Al-Seyani, Advisor for Education Minister, Yemen

Session #5:
Date/Time: December 28, 2021 (Tuesday) from 9:00 to 10:30
Topic: Global Education Architecture
Speaker: Dr. Nicholas Burnett, Former Sector Manager, WB; Former Assistant Director General, UNESCO

Session #6:
Date/Time: December 28, 2021 (Tuesday) from 10:50 to 12:20
Topic: Innovative Finance in Education for SDGs
Speaker: Dr. Nicholas Burnett, Former Sector Manager, WB; Former Assistant Director General, UNESCO

Session #7:
Date/Time: December 28, 2021 (Tuesday) from 15:00 to 16:30
Topic: Education and SDGs in Africa
Speaker: Dr. SHOJO Mari, Senior Education Specialist, WB

Session #8:
Date/Time: December 28, 2021 (Tuesday) from 17:00 to 18:30
Topic: World Bank Support in Africa (Case of Uganda)
Speaker: Dr. Albert Byamugisha, Senior Technical Advisor, Uganda Prime Minister’s Office

Session #9:
Date/Time: January 10, 2022 (Monday) from 11:00 to 12:30
Topic: Technical Vocational Education and Training and SDGs
Speaker: Dr. NAKATA Shiro, Senior Education Economist, WB

Session #10:
Date/Time: January 14, 2022 (Friday) from 9:00 to 10:30
Topic: Human Capital Index: Learning Outcomes
Speaker: Dr. Harry Patrinos, Practice Manager, WB

Session #11:
Date/Time: January 20 , 2022 (Thursday) from 11:00 to 12:30
Topic: Green Jobs, Skills and Climate Change for SDGs
Speaker: Dr. NAKATA Shiro, Senior Education Economist, WB

(Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies)