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Wind turbines — Cover of UNU-IAS Annual Report 2022

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).



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.


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International Day for Biological Diversity 2023

A symposium to raise awareness and deepen understanding of biodiversity issues.

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T7 Japan Summit

The summit will highlight measures to promote greater collaboration between the G7 and the Global South and seek to bridge G7–G20 action.

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From Ideas to Action: RCE Youth Projects on Multi-stakeholder Partnerships

This online side event of the 2023 ECOSOC Youth Forum will highlight the importance of engaging young people in sustainable development efforts.

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SDGs Café — Creating an Inclusive Workplace Environment from Kanazawa

Part of Kanazawa Rainbow Pride Week, this event will discuss issues facing the LGBTQ+ community in the workplace.

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13th Global RCE Conference

Regional Centres of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development and stakeholders will come together to address five priority action areas.

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Leveraging Postgraduate Education for Sustainable Development: The Resource-Nexus and Environmental Management in Global South Partnerships

NEW YORK / ONLINE: This SDG Action Weekend side event will explore the potential of higher education to contribute to the achievement of the SDGs.

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Enhancing Global Actions for the Paris Agreement and the SDGs — Towards the SDG Summit, COP28 and Beyond

Tokyo: On 24 August 2023, UNU will host a conversation with Dr. Youssef Nassef, Director of the Adaptation Programme at UNFCCC.

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13th African RCE Regional Meeting

ONLINE: On 17 August, UNU-IAS will co-organize the African RCE Regional Meeting under the theme Fostering Pan-African Collaboration for Just Futures.


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