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News 14 Feb 2024

UNU-IAS Director Calls for Women's Participation in Building Climate Resilience

Prof. Shinobu Yume Yamaguchi discussed gender-related impacts of climate change at the Moral Money Summit organized by the Financial Times and Nikkei.

News 13 Feb 2024

Workshop Empowers Educators to Safeguard Intangible Cultural Heritage

Schoolteachers in Lao People’s Democratic Republic learned to use digital technology to transfer traditional skills and knowledge.

News 08 Feb 2024

Ninth Japan Youth Environmental Activity Contest Names Winner

High school students from Aomori Prefecture receive Director's Award for a project reducing water use in agriculture.

Media Coverage 05 Feb 2024

UNU-IAS Expert Comments on Learning from Indigenous Communities to Achieve the SDGs

Several newspapers featured comments by Suneetha Subramanian on how movies can introduce the culture of ethnic minorities to a broader audience.

News 31 Jan 2024

Session Highlights Impacts of Satoyama Development Mechanism

A session of the 15th International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific discussed successful projects funded by the mechanism.

News 26 Jan 2024

Regional Dialogue Shares Good Practices for National Biodiversity Plans

Representatives from South & East Asia exchanged experiences for revising & implementing national biodiversity strategies & action plans (NBSAPs).

News 25 Jan 2024

30th Workshop of the SDG Universities Platform

UNU-IAS hosted the 30th SDG–Universities Platform (SDG–UP) workshop, including the third working group session.

News 23 Jan 2024

Satoyama Forum Featured in Asahi Shimbun and Yomiuri Shimbun

Summaries published in Japanese newspapers highlight efforts to progress satoyama model for sustainable living and biodiversity conservation.

News 22 Jan 2024

25th Workshop of the SDG–Universities Platform

The online workshop featured Duncan Ross of Times Higher Education and explored university impact for the SDGs.

Announcement 09 Jan 2024

Apply Now for Our Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme

The deadline for applications is 31 March 2024.