Interlinkages between Paris Agreement and SDGs: Global and Local Initiatives


  • DATE / TIME:
    2022•10•18    15:00 - 17:00
    Online (JST)

    UNU-IAS will contribute to an online symposium during the UN Weeks at Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan. Engaging experts from public and private sectors, the session will explore the growing interest in the interlinkages between the Paris Agreement and the SDGs, and discuss practical actions in Japan and other countries. The event will be organised by Sophia University and Global Compact Network Japan with the support of the Global Environment Outreach Centre (GEOC).


    To participate online please register in advance.


    This event will be held in Japanese and English with simultaneous interpretation provided.


    Opening Remarks

    • Tetsuo Morishita (Vice President for Global Academic Affairs, Sophia University)


    • Masachika Suzuki (Professor, Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies, Sophia University)

    Panel Discussion


    • Akio Takemoto (Programme Head, UNU-IAS)
    • Yoichi Murashima (Executive Officer, Disaster Risk Reduction and Environmental Conservation, Kokusai Kogyo Co., Ltd.)
    • Yoshiko Akiyama (Executive Officer, Sustainability Promotion, Yamato Transport Co., Ltd.)
    • Michihiro Shinozaki (Director, SDGs Future Division, Iki City, Nagasaki Prefecture)


    • Mio Nemoto (Weather Forecaster; Lecturer, Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies, Sophia University)

    Closing Remarks

    • Toshio Arima (Chairman of the Board, Global Compact Network Japan)