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UNIDO Seminar on April 9th, 2019 [Tokyo]

UNIDO Seminar on April 9th, 2019 [Tokyo]

On the occasion of the official visit to Japan by UNIDO’s Director General LI Yong, the UNIDO Seminar entitled “Japan-UNIDO Multi-stakeholder Cooperation Dialogue – Industrialization and Innovation in Africa” will be held on Tuesday, 9 April 2019 at the United Nations University (UNU) in Tokyo.

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

Japan-UNIDO Multi-stakeholder Cooperation Dialogue
 ”Industrialization and Innovation in Africa


Date/Time: Tuesday, 9 April 2019, 15:00–17:20 (followed by a reception 17:30–18:30)
Venue: Elizabeth Rose Hall, 5F, 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)
African Diplomatic Corps (ADC)
Language: English & Japanese (simultaneous interpretation)
Participation Fee: Free
Registration: Please fill in the Registration Form at the bottom of this page and submit online.



14:30      Registration

15:00      Opening remarks
                – Mr. Yuko Yasunaga, Head, UNIDO ITPO Tokyo

15:05      Welcome remarks
                – Mr. Kotaro Katsuki, Director, Global Issues Cooperation Division, International Cooperation Bureau,
                  Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)
                – Mr. Takashi Konno, Director, Technical Cooperation Division, Trade and Economic Cooperation Bureau,
                  Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)

15:15      Keynote address
                – Mr. LI Yong, Director General, UNIDO

15:30      UNIDO programmes and projects in Africa
                – Ms. Matilda Muweme, Programme Officer, Regional Division-Africa, UNIDO
                – Mr. Takeshi Nagasawa, Senior Programme Management Expert, Department of Energy, UNIDO

15:50      Japanese corporate business strategies for Africa
                – Mr. Takashi Hattori, Executive Advisor (Africa), Toyota Tsusho Corporation
                – Mr. Masaharu Morita, Global Project Business Manager, Modality Solution Division,
                   Medical System Business Division, Fuji Film

16:20      Presentations by the African Diplomatic Corps (ADC)
                – H.E. Mr. Estifanos Afeworki Haile, ADC Dean, and Ambassador of Eritrea
                – H.E. Mrs. Ndiyoi Muliwana Mutiti, ADC Chair for Trade & Investment, and Ambassador of Zambia

16:40      Open stakeholders discussion/Q&A
                – Moderated by Mr. Yuko Yasunaga, Head, UNIDO ITPO Tokyo

17:10      Wrap-up/Closing
                – Mr. Hiroshi Kuniyoshi, Deputy to the Director General, UNIDO

17:20      End

17:30      Reception (2nd floor, Reception Room, UNU)


Contacts for Inquiries

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