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UNIDO Seminar on April 17th, 2018 [Tokyo]

UNIDO Seminar on April 17th, 2018 [Tokyo]

On the occasion of the visit to Japan by UNIDO’s Director General LI Yong, the UNIDO Seminar entitled “Japan-UNIDO Multi-stakeholder Cooperation Dialogue – Partnering to achieve the SDGs” will be held on Tuesday, 17 April 2018 at the United Nations University in Tokyo.

The seminar will focus on partnerships among UNIDO, Government of Japan, relevant authorities and the private sector, showcasing programmes and outcomes UNIDO has been implementing under strong cooperation among the said stakeholders.

Japan-UNIDO Multi-stakeholder Cooperation Dialogue
 ”Partnering to achieve the SDGs


Date/Time: Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 14:30–17:35 (followed by a reception 18:00–19:30)
Venue: U Thant International Conference Hall, 3F, United Nations University
Organizer: United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
Supporters: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA),
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) ,
Japan Business Federation (Keidanren) ,
Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) ,
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

Language: English & Japanese (simultaneous interpretation)
Participation Fee: Free
Registration: Please fill in the Registration Form at the bottom of this page and submit online.



14:00-          Registration

14:30-          Opening Addresses
                    – Mr. Korato Katsuki, Director, Global Issues Cooperation Division,
                        International Cooperation Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)
                     – Mr. Satoshi Kurimoto, Director, Technical Cooperation Division,
                        Trade and Economic Cooperation Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)

14:40–          Keynote Address
                      Mr. LI Yong, Director General, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

15:00–          Special Address: “Perspectives on SDGs from the Japanese Private Sector”
                      Mr. Masaya Futamiya, Chair of the Japan Business Federation (Keidanren) Committee
                        on Corporate Behavior & Social Responsibility, and Director-Chairman of Sompo Japan
                        Nipponkoa Insurance

15:15-          Session I: “UNIDO’s activities to achieve the SDGs”                                           
Moderator: Mr. Hiroshi Kuniyoshi, Deputy to the Director General, UNIDO
                     – Mr. Takeshi Nagasawa, Senior Programme Management Expert, Department of Energy, UNIDO
                     – Mr. Kenichi Hirotsu, General Manager, Power Systems R&D Center, Sumitomo Electric
                          Industries, Ltd.
                     – H.E. Mr. Rachad Bouhlal, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco to Japan (Video Message)
                     – Mr. Masaharu Morita, Global Project Manager, Medical System Business Division, Fuji Film
                     – H.E. Mr. Cham Ugala Uriat, Ambassador of Ethiopia to Japan

16:15-          Break

16:20-          Presentation: Industrial Development Report 2018
                      Ms. Cecilia Ugaz Estrada, Director, Department of Policy Research and Statistics, UNIDO

16:30-          Session II: “What contributions can be made to SDG 9 through collaboration with UNIDO”
Moderator: Mr. Yuko Yasunaga, Head, UNIDO ITPO Tokyo
                     – Mr. Tatsuya Narahara, Executive Officer, Mayekawa Mfg. Co., Ltd.
                     – Mr. Yoshiki Takeoka, Managing Executive Officer, Director of New Business Development,       
                        Kaneka Corporation
                     – Mr. Seiichiro Takai, President, Totetsu Mfg. Co., Ltd.,
                     – Mr. Makoto Matsumura, Senior Director for Global Strategy, Planning Department, JETRO
                     – Mr. Gaku Funabashi, Senior Advisor, Industrial Development and Public Policy Department,

17:30-            Wrap up/Closing
                      Mr. Yuko Yasunaga, Head, UNIDO ITPO Tokyo

18:00             Reception (2nd floor, Reception Room)

Contacts for Inquiries

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo (PIC: Mr. Gelegen/ Ms. Maeda/ Ms. Horiguchi)
TEL: 03-6433-5520