The University of Tokyo

Tokyo College Event

October 30, 2019


"Japan and the Sustainable Development Goals: Domestic Challenges, Global Opportunities"

Speaker: Jeffrey D. Sachs, a professor and Director of the Center for Sustainable Development of the Earth Institute at Columbia University



 Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 5:00-6:30pm (4:30 pm Doors Open)


 Yayoi Auditorium, Ichijo Hall, The University of Tokyo (Yayoi Campus)

■Registration Method

 Pre-registration Required (260 seats - First come, first served)



 Tokyo College, The University of Tokyo Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) SDGs Promise Japan(SPJ)



  English (English-Japanese Simultaneous translation available)


Four years have passed since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs),

and actions in Japan toward achieving the SDGs have gained momentum among the public and private sectors,

academia, and civil society. Prof. Jeffery Sachs, who is an authority of the SDGs, will update us with the global

progresses and challenges toward achieving the SDGs. Furthermore, he will give us his views on Japan's strengths

and opportunities for building a more prosperous, fair, and sustainable world.


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