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Hans van Ginkel: Asahi Shimbun, Point of View 22 August 2006
Ms. Yamanaka's address (Japanese) (64 KB PDF)
Keynote presentations: Science & Technology, Globalization, and Human Development and Security
Co-Chairs: Koïchiro MATSUURA, Director-General, UNESCO, and Hans van GINKEL, Rector, UNU
Five keynote speakers will present an overview of the changing roles of science and technology in peace and development. A brief Q&A period will follow each presentation.
Panel discussion: Globalization, New Technologies, and Society
Co-Chairs: Kiyoshi KUROKAWA, President, Science Council of Japan, and Hans D'ORVILLE, Director, Bureau of Strategic Planning, UNESCO.
Panellists will explore the impacts of globalization in different areas of science and technology, focusing on the relevance of globalization in each respective field and the contributions of this field to peace and development.
Challenges and Opportunities for Sub-Saharan Africa (136 KB PDF)
Abstract: Presenting the Case for ICT and Health
UNESCO, UNU, and its Institute of Advanced Studies sincerely thank the City of Yokohama and Mayor Hiroshi Nakada for their kind support and warm welcome.
Registration is closed.
Pacifico Yokohama Conference Center
1-1-1 Minato Mirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Japan
UNU-IAS is located in the Pacifico Yokohama Conference Center; their website has an excellent set of directions:
Directions & map
(1.3 MB PDF)