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UNU-IAS conferences, symposiums, workshops and seminars bring together a diverse array of international experts, businesspeople, community leaders and students to discuss topics related to sustainability. Held at UNU headquarters in Tokyo, in other locations across the globe and online, these events advance debate, raise public awareness, and develop networks for research and policy development.

Upcoming Events


RCE Youth Art Challenge Exhibition: From Waste to Art

TOKYO: This exhibition will showcase winning artworks by youth from around the world focusing on SDG 12 (responsible consumption and production).


Side Event

Enhancing Water Security in Changing Environments: A Perspective on Asian Cities

BALI: This side event of the 10th World Water Forum will discuss water security issues in cities in Asia with an emphasis on SDG 6 metrics.



Synergies for Sustainability: Celebrating 10 Years of UNU-IAS

TOKYO: This event will explore the key achievements and impacts of the institute since its founding in 2014.


All Events

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Japan Water Style Summit with CDP’s Japan Water Forum 2016

On 5 December, UNU-IAS, Ministry of Environment of Japan (MOEJ) and CDP will co-organize Japan Water Style Summit with CDP’s Global Water Forum 2016.

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International Day for Biological Diversity: Mainstreaming Biodiversity

On 21 May 2016, UNU-IAS will organize a public symposium to celebrate the UN International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB).

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2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Transforming Japan & the World

On 15 January 2016, UNU-IAS and Keio University will organize a symposium on the 2030 Agenda.

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Transdisciplinary Education for Disaster Risk Reduction

Launching the International Network for Advancing Transdisciplinary Education

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Sustainable Development Goals and Disaster Risk Reduction

The symposium will explore linkages between the SDGs and DRR.

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Southeast Asia in Transition: Re-Thinking Education, Science and Culture for Regional Integration

UNU-IAS will contribute to the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) Congress to be held on 21–22 October 2014 in Bangkok.

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International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative Fifth Global Conference

PYEONGCHANG, REPUBLIC OF KOREA: The Fifth Global IPSI Conference will be held on 4–5 October to coincide with CBD COP12.

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21st Century of Disaster: Lessons from the March 2011 Disasters and the Sustainable Development Goals

TOKYO: This symposium aims to incorporate the experiences and lessons learned from "3.11" into discussions on the post-2015 development agenda.


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