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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


2024 Higher Education Sustainability Initiative Global Forum

NEW YORK: As part of the 2024 HLPF, this special event will discuss the future of higher education for sustainable development.


Side Event

Societies in Harmony with Nature

ONLINE: This side event of the 2024 HLPF will discuss building sustainable and resilient communities through the implementation of the Satoyama Initiative and the Global Biodiversity Framework.



14th African RCE Regional Meeting

ELDORET, KENYA & ONLINE: The meeting will highlight education for sustainable development initiatives in the African region.


All Events

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ProSPER.Net Sustainability Forum

TOKYO & ONLINE: The event will focus on the ramifications of the COVID-19 crisis on the provision of inclusive and equitable quality education.

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Transforming Global Food System for Revitalizing Actions for SDGs

ONLINE: This event will explore the relationship between the SDGs and environmental sustainability at different stages of the global value chain.

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SDGs Café — Creating an Inclusive Workplace Environment from Kanazawa

This event aims to deepen understanding and provide insights into the workplace experiences of the LGBTQ+ community.

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ESD-Net 2030 Learning Webinar on ESD Pedagogy

This session will highlight and promote innovative practices in education for sustainable development.

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SDGs Youth Summit 2023: Youth Empowerment for the SDGs

This event will discuss challenges and opportunities to enhance meaningful youth participation in policymaking.

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Enhancing Biodiversity and Climate Change Adaptation through Local Engagement

This event will discuss the importance of local engagement for climate adaptation and how empowering communities leads to grassroots solutions.

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Reshaping Our Future: Public Forum of the 9th IPSI Global Conference

The event will showcase youth initiatives that contribute to the sustainable development of socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes.

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Biodiversity Day: Ride & Celebrate

This special event in Kanazawa City, Japan, will celebrate the biological and cultural diversity of traditional Japanese gardens.


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