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CAMPUS Asia Plus Program: Risk Management Seminar Series (Online) “United Nations and SDGs” (Jan 2022)

  • January 15, 2022
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Kobe University’s CAMPUS Asia Plus Program will offer a Risk Management Seminar Series on the topic of the “United Nations and SDGs”. Each seminar in the series will be led by specialists including current/former UN experts, researchers, and policymakers from UN recipient countries. The series will provide an overview of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with detailed coverage of Goal 4 (Quality Education), Goal 5 (Gender Equality), Goal 10 (Reduced Inequalities), Goal 16 (Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions), and Goal 17 (Partnership).

Everyone is welcome to participate in the seminars. Please feel free to contact us to request the Zoom link.

Date
January 15 (Saturday), 16 (Sunday), 22 (Saturday), 23 (Sunday), 29 (Saturday), 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

Schedule and Detail

Session #1: Overview of the UN and SDG 4

Date/Time:  January 15 (Saturday), from 9:00 to 10:30
Speaker:   Dr. Keiichi Ogawa, Professor, Kobe University/ Governing Board Member, UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP)

 

Session #2: Role of UNESCO in Promoting SDG 4 with Focus on Provision of  Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET)

Date/Time:   January 15 (Saturday), from 11:00 to 12:30
Speaker:        Dr. Najung Kim, Project Officer, UNESCO Kabul Office

 

Session #3: Sustainable Development Goals in Future Earth

Date/Time:   January 15 (Saturday), from 13:30 to 15:00
Speaker:      Dr. Yuto Kitamura, Professor, The University of Tokyo

 

Session #4: UNESCO Strategy for TVET

Date/Time:    January 15 (Saturday), from 17:00 to 18:30
Speaker:       Dr. Hiromichi Katayama, Programme Specialist, UNESCO Headquarters

 

Session #5: Pursuing Quality Inclusive Education for All

Date/Time:    January 16 (Sunday), from 11:00 to 12:30
Speaker:        Ms. Kyungah Kristy Bang, Programme Officer, UNESCO Bangkok

 

Session #6: How does UNESCO IIEP frame SDGs in Its Work? Part 1: UNESCO IIEP’s Mission

Date/Time:    January 16 (Sunday), from 17:00 to 18:30
Speaker:        Dr. Mioko Saito, Head, Training and Education Programmes, IIEP-UNESCO

 

Session #7: How does UNESCO IIEP frame SDGs in Its Work? Part 2: SDG4 Global Indicators and ESP

Date/Time:    January 16 (Sunday), from 19:00 to 20:30
Speaker:        Dr. Mioko Saito, Head, Training and Education Programmes, IIEP-UNESCO

 

Session #8: SDGs and UN Support in Lao PDR

Date/Time:    January 22 (Saturday), from 11:00 to 12:30
Speaker:        Mr. Anoupheng Keovongsa, Deputy Director-General, Ministry of Eduation and Sports, Lao PDR

 

Session #9: SDGs and UN Support in Cambodia

Date/Time:    January 22 (Saturday), from 13:30 to 15:00
Speaker:        H.E. Sothea Lim, Director-General, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, Cambodia

 

Session #10: SDGs Ecosystem for Impactful Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD)

Date/Time:    January 22 (Saturday), from 19:00 to 20:30
Speaker:        Prof. Mmantsetsa Marope, Executive Director, World Heritage Group (WHG)

 

Session #11: UN Programs in Disaster Risk Management in Central America

Date/Time:    January 23 (Sunday), from 11:00 to 12:30
Speaker:        Ms. Mayra Valle Torres, Minister-Counselor, Embassy of El Salvador in Japan/ Former Cooperation and Projects Director for Disaster Risk Management Regional Center of Central America

 

Session #12: UN and Skills Development Program in Bangladesh for Sustainable Development

Date/Time:    January 23 (Sunday), from 13:30 to 15:00
Speaker:        Dr. Md. Jahangir Alam, Assistant Professor, University of Dhaka

 

Session #13: UNESCO’s Roles in SDGs and Beyond, with a focus on SDG4

Date/Time:    January 23 (Saturday), from :19:00 to 20:30
Speaker:        Dr. Satoko Yano, Programme Specialist, UNESCO Headquarters

 

Session #14: STEM Education for Realizing SDGs

Date/Time:    January 29 (Saturday), from 19:00 to 20:30
Speaker:        Prof. Mmantsetsa Marope, Executive Director, World Heritage Group (WHG)

 

(Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies)