UNITAR Executive Workshop I: Climate Change and Japan - Impact and Action from Global to Local

Type:

Workshop

Date:

25 Feb - 25 Feb 2010

Duration of event:

0.5 day

Location:

Hiroshima, Japan

Programme area:

Climate Change

Fee:

No fee

Event focal point email:

Other events details:

Public – by registration   Face-to-Face    English Japanese   open to register/apply   How to register

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Background

This, the first Executive Workshop to be held for 2010 is being undertaken in cooperation with the Chugoku Shimbun Newspaper, the Hiroshima Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Hiroshima Prefecture. It will focus upon the specifics of Climate Change as they relate to Hiroshima and Japan. Speakers include representatives from Hiroshima University, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and UNITAR.

Event Objectives

As part of UNITAR Hiroshima's community outreach programme, these Executive Workshops aim at exposing participants to cutting-edge discussion on global topics, with a focus on Japan.

Content and Structure

This Executive Workshop will examine current trends in the adaptation to and mitigation of Climate Change. It will feature interactive presentations along with question and answer sessions and panel discussions.

Targeted Audience

This Executive Workshop is targeted at members of Hiroshima's business community as well as interested members of NGOs, Academia and Civil Society.

Additional Information

This Executive Workshop will be presented in English/Japanese with consecutive translation to Japanese where applicable.