Building a global-meta network for sustainability science

  • DATE / TIME:
    2011•09•05    15:00 - 16:00

    UNU Vice-Rector Kazuhiko Takeuchi will speak on this topic at the “Together with the UN” Seminar being organized by UNIC Tokyo.

    United Nations University Vice-Rector Kazuhiko Takeuchi will speak at the 18th “Together with the UN” Seminar being organized by the Tokyo Office of the United Nations Information Centre. The topic of his presentation is “Building a Global-Meta Network for Sustainability Science”.

    Professor Takeuchi’s research focuses on creating eco-friendly environments for the harmonious co-existence of man and nature on both local and global scales. In this seminar, he will introduce new ideas based on the Satoyama Initiative.

    The seminar will be in English. (No Japanese interpretation will be provided.)

    To register for this event, please send the following information via e-mail to  your name, your affiliation, your contact information (including phone number, e-mail address/fax number).

    Kindly note that registration will be closed once the maximum number of participants is reached. The deadline for registration is 1 September, 2011.

    For more details, please visit the event page on the UNIC website.

    About the Speaker

    Kazuhiko Takeuchi is Vice-Rector, United Nations University; Director, UNU Institute for Sustainability and Peace; and Deputy Executive Director, Integrated Research System for Sustainability Science (IR3S), and Professor, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Tokyo. He has served, inter alia, as the President of the Japanese Institute of Landscape Architecture, a special member of the National Land Development Council, a member of the Central Environment Council, and a member of the Food, Agriculture and Rural Area Policies Council, Government of Japan.

  • UNU Headquarters, Tokyo