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International Day for Biological Diversity: Connecting and Supporting Forests, the Countryside, Rivers and the Sea

On 30 May 2015, UNU-IAS, the Ministry of the Environment of Japan (MOEJ) and the Global Environmental Outreach Centre (GEOC) will organize the public symposium Connecting and Supporting Forests, the Countryside, Rivers and the Sea to celebrate the UN International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB).


Library Talk: Art, Culture and International Development

On 17 April 2015, the UNU Library is hosting the launch of the book Art, Culture and International Development: Humanizing Social Transformation by John Clammer (Routledge, 2015). This two-hour event will begin at 15:30. This new book is the first ever to systematically explore the relationship between the arts (visual, film, literature, performance and design) […]


Living Planet Report 2014: Latest Message from WWF International

On 21 January 2015, UNU-IAS will organize the seminar Living Planet Report 2014: Latest Message from WWF International, jointly with WWF Japan and the University of Tokyo’s Graduate Program in Sustainability Science – Global Leadership Initiative (GPSS-GLI).


First Volume of Public Relations Magazine for Environmental Policy “Japan Environment Quarterly” Published

The first volume of “Japan Environment Quarterly” was published by Ministry of the Environment Goverment of Japan on March 2013. To this volume, GEOC contributed a column titled “Building a Framework of Partnership for a Sustainable Society”. The magazine is available free online to read and download at http://www.env.go.jp/en/focus/jeq/index.html.