Kyoto University UNESCO Chair Special SeminarーWater, Energy and Disaster Management (WENDI)ー


We are pleased to announce “Kyoto University UNESCO Chair Special Seminar” with special lectures by Dr. Andras Szollosi-Nagy, Chairperson of UNESCO-IHP Intergovernmental Council, and Dr. Blanca Jimenes-Cisneros, Director, Division of Water Sciences, UNESCO, to be held at Clock Tower Centennial Hall on February 13, 2018 as follows.
President Juichi Yamagiwa will attend this special seminar for the signing ceremony of the establishment of the UNESCO Chair WENDI.
We would like to welcome all of you to this memorable event.


Date Tuesday, 13 February 2018, 9:00-11:30
Venue International Conference Hall III
Kyoto University Clock Tower Centennial Hall
Campus Map [3]
Intended for All
9:10-9:20 Opening Remarks
Dr. Kaoru Takara
Dean, Graduate School of Advanced Integrated Studies in Human Survivability (Shishukan)
9:20-10:00 Water and Sustainable Development
Dr. Andras Szollosi-Nagy
Chairperson, UNESCO-IHP
Intergovernmental Council
10:00-10:30 Signing Ceremony of Kyoto University UNESCO Chair on Water, Energy and Disaster Management (WENDI)
Dr. Juichi Yamagiwa
President of Kyoto University
10:40-11:20 International Hydrological Program (IHP and its Initiatives)
Dr. Blanca Jimenes-Cisneros
Director, Division of Water Sciences, UNESCO
11:20-11:30 Discussions
Language English
Fee Free of charge
Registration Not required
Organizers Graduate School of Advanced Integrated Studies in Human Survivability
in collaboration with
Graduate School of Science,
Graduate School of Engineering,
Graduate School of Agriculture,
Institute of Advanced Energy, and
Disaster Prevention Research Institute
Inquiries Office for UNESCO Chair WENDI
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