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Special Guest Seminar "SDGs and the role of research institutes: A dialogue with Professor Melissa Leach, Director of the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex, UK"

DayNovember 19, 2015(Thu)
15:00 - 16:30 (Registration opens at 14:30
PlaceInternational Conference Hall, on the 2nd floor JICA Ichigaya Building
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Special Guest Seminar

"SDGs and the role of research institutes:

A dialogue with Professor Melissa Leach,

 Director of the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex, UK”

 

JICA Research Institute (JICA-RI) holds the special seminar titled ‘SDGs and the role of research institutes: A dialogue with Professor Melissa Leach, Director of the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK’ jointly organized with Institute of Developing Economies (IDE-JETRO) as follows.

 

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The main aim of this seminar is to address the agendas and challenges towards Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and to discuss the roles of research institutes in the context of post 2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

 

In particular Professor Melissa Leach will give a talk on the topic; what is happening in the development world in the context of SDGs and what IDS aims to achieve in its strategy 2015-2020 represented by the three core pillars of activity; Reducing Inequality, Accelerating Sustainability, and Building more inclusive and secure societies. Professor Leach will also address the expected role of the research institutes in Japan in this context. The speakers from IDE-JETRO and JICA-RI will respond to the talk of Professor Leach and briefly introduce their visions and plans towards SDGs followed by the discussion with participants.

Date & time:
Thursday, November 19, 2015

15:00-16:30 (Registration opens at 14:30)

 

Venue:
International Conference Hall, 2nd floor, JICA Ichigaya Building 

 

Program (tentative):
15:00~15:05   Opening Remarks / Lecturer Introduction: 

                         Hiroshi Sato, Chief Senior Researcher, Research Planning Department, IDE-JETRO
15:05~15:45   Lecture: IDS’s vision for SDGs and its research plan + some expectations to Japanese research institutes

                         Melissa Leach, Director, the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK
15:45~15:55   Comment: Visions and Research plans of JICA Research Institute for the SDGs

                         Ichiro Tambo, Director, JICA Research Institute 
15:55~16:05   Comment: Visions and Research plans of IDE-JETRO for the SDGs

                         Hiroshi Sato, Chief Senior Researcher, Research Planning Department, IDE-JETRO 
16:05~16:25   Free Discussion
16:25~16:30   Closing Remarks: Naohiro Kitano, Deputy Director, JICA Research Institute 

OrganizerIDE-JETRO, JICA Research Institute
LanguageEnglish (No translation provided)
FeeFree
ApplyPlease send the following information to E-mail:seminar@ide.go.jp

1.Name
2.Affiliation
3.Phone Number
4.Email Address

Application will be closed on November 16, 2015 (Monday), 17:00*
*Soon as it is full, it will be closed in advance.
Capacity100 seats
InquiryExternal Relations Division, Research Promotion Department, IDE-JETRO
E-mail:seminar@ide.go.jp
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