Opportunities and obstacles for greening the economy

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  • DATE / TIME:
    2012•07•19    19:00 - 20:30

    2012 UNU Public Seminars: Learning from Rio+20 – United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development

    The third lecture in this series of four will be delivered by Dr. Jose Antonio Puppim de Oliveira (Assistant Director and Senior Research Fellow at UNU-IAS), The topic of the lecture will be “Beyond Rio+20: Opportunities and obstacles for greening the economy and improving environmental governance”.

    Simultaneous English–Japanese translation will be provided.

    About the seminar series

    UNU has organized public seminars with the Shibuya City Office since 2003. The seminars are intended to provide opportunities for lifelong learning to the residents of Shibuya as well as those who work and study in the ward. This year’s seminars will be held on four consecutive Thursday evenings — July 5, 12, 19 and 26 —at UNU Headquarters.

    Each session consists of introductory remarks by a staff member from the Shibuya City Office, a 60-minute lecture, and a 25-minute Q&A session.

    Simultaneous English–Japanese interpretation will be provided only for this 19 July lecture; the other lectures will be presented in Japanese.

    For more information, including instruction on how to register, please visit the 2012 UNU public seminar page on the UNU-ISP website

    Other lectures in the series