Global Actions for Global Challenges: Pandemic, Global Warming, and Armed Conflicts(Special Symposium for UN 75 Years’ Anniversary)
Date：Monday, 12 October 2020 21:15～22:45 (Japan Time) / 08:15-9:45am (New York Time)
Open to：Students and the public
Language：English (No interpretation)
Registration is required in advance (There is no cost of participating in the seminar).
Zoom Online Event
A day prior to the event, necessary information will be sent (URL and password) to your registered email address for your access.
Prof. Tsutomu Sakuma (Chancellor, Sophia University)
Kaoru Nemoto (Director, United Nation Information Centre, Tokyo)
Mr. Fabrizio Hochschild (Under-Secretary-General for the Commemoration of the United Nations’ 75th Anniversary)
Prof. Sali Augustine (Executive Director in Managing Trustee for General Affairs, Sophia University)
Prof. Taro Komatsu (Director, Center for Global Education and Discovery, Sophia University)
Ms. Cecilia Cannon (UN Secretariat, UN 75 years anniversary project)
Prof. Daisaku Higashi (Deputy Director in Center for Global Cooperation and Training, Sophia University)
The year of 2020 is the 75 years’ anniversary of the UN foundation in 1945. Mr. Fabrizio Hochschild, Under-Secretary-General for the Commemoration of the United Nations’ 75th Anniversary, will make a key note speech to share his activities in the year of 2020. Then the participants and audience will discuss how we should tackle with the global challenges, such as corona pandemic, global warmings, and armed conflicts that require the global actions to solve the problems.