On 1 November the UNU Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) will host the second “Mandela and I” monthly lecture by Mr. Yasushi Naito, Executive Advisor to the Director General, Africa Department of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). Mr. Naito lived in South Africa for 16 years and he was one of the first Japanese diplomats to meet with Nelson Mandela after he was released from prison. The lecture will offer participants an opportunity to learn about his personal experience and relationship with Nelson Mandela.
The 90-minute event will consist of a 45-minute lecture by Mr. Naito and a subsequent Q&A and discussion session, which will be moderated by a student secretariat team with support from UNU faculty.
This event will be held in English, but an oral summary in Japanese will be shared at the end of the lecture.
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The UNU-IAS “Mandela and I” lecture series provides an opportunity for those interested in studying the lessons and legacies of Nelson Mandela as a way to improve their understanding of leadership and moral authority in the world. The series is organized as part of the UNU-IAS Project on Education for Sustainable Development in Africa (ESDA), with the cooperation of the South African Embassy in Tokyo.
2F Reception Hall
United Nations University
53-70, Jingumae 5-chome
Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-8925