Tokyo College Event “Japan and the Sustainable Development Goals: Domestic Challenges, Global Opportunities” by Prof. Jeffrey D. Sachs - Tokyo College

Tokyo College Event “Japan and the Sustainable Development Goals: Domestic Challenges, Global Opportunities” by Prof. Jeffrey D. Sachs

When:
2019.11.12 @ 17:00 – 18:30
2019-11-12T17:00:00+09:00
2019-11-12T18:30:00+09:00

Prof. Jeffrey D. Sachs gave a lecture on “Japan and the Sustainable Development Goals: Domestic Challenges, Global Opportunities” 

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Date(s) Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 5:00-6:30pm (4:30 pm Doors Open)
Venue

Yayoi Auditorium, Ichijo Hall, The University of Tokyo (Yayoi Campus)

Registration Pre-registration required (260 seats - First come, first served)
Language English (English-Japanese simultaneous translation available)
Abstract

Four years have passed since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and actions in Japan toward achieving the SDGs have gained momentum among the public and private sectors, academia, and civil society. Prof. Jeffery Sachs, who is an authority of the SDGs, will update us with the global progresses and challenges toward achieving the SDGs. Furthermore, he will give us his views on Japan’s strengths and opportunities for building a more prosperous, fair, and sustainable world.

Speaker Profile

Jeffrey D. Sachs is a professor and Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University. He serves as a Special Advisor to the UN Secretary General on the Sustainable Development Goals and is a Director of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network. His book “The End of Poverty” (2005) became a world best seller. He was selected twice for “Time’s 100 most influential people”.

Organized by Tokyo College, The University of Tokyo/Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)/SDGs Promise Japan(SPJ)
Contact tcevent@pco-prime.com

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