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Lecture by UN Under-Secretary-General Douste-Blazy: “Globalization at a Crossroad: Solidarity or War”

Location: Elizabeth Rose Conference Hall, UNU HQ, Tokyo, Japan
Organizer(s): UNITAID and UNU (Office of the Rector) with the support of the Embassy of France in Tokyo
Contact: Soisik Maubec, UNU

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Innovative financing for development -the 1-8 group leading innovative financing for equity (L.I.F.E)


Dr. Philippe Douste-Blazy, Special Adviser to the Secretary-General of the United Nations on Innovative Financing for Development and Chairman of the Executive Board of UNITAID, will talk about how innovative financing can contribute to achieving the UN Millennium Development Goals and discuss a variety of innovative financing mechanisms for development. Simultaneous English–French–Japanese interpretation will be provided.


UN-CECAR Postgraduate Courses on Building Resilience to Climate Change – Spring Session (4 weeks)

The Spring session of the new UN-CECAR postgraduate courses on Building Resilience to Climate Change will be held at UNU-ISP over 4 weeks, starting from 28 February 2011.



Global Forum on Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Education

The Global Forum will bring together educators, diplomats, researchers and members of civil society to share experiences, compile best practices and develop partnerships related to disarmament and non-proliferation education.


Lecture by Swiss State Secretary Peter Maurer

Location: Elizabeth Rose Conference Hall, UNU HQ, Tokyo, Japan

Time: 14:00–18:00
Organizer: UNU, with support from the Embassy of Switzerland in Tokyo
Contact: Soisik Maubec, UNU

Peter Maurer, Switzerland's Secretary of State, will deliver a lecture on "Swiss Foreign Policy between European Priorities and Global Necessities". He will discuss how Switzerland approaches today's shifting global needs, and how it is able to link European priorities with those needs. Simultaneous Japanese–English interpretation will be provided.

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