International Inaugural Symposium for UNESCO Chair on Water, Energy and Disaster Management for Sustainable Development

Congratulatory address Mr. Mitsuhiro Ikehara, Deputy Director-General for International Affairs, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) / Senior Deputy Secretary-General, Japanese National Commission for UNESCO

Pioneering Higher Education and Research for Sustainable Development (HESD) through collaboration of UNESCO Chairs and Centres


This symposium seeks to promote dialogue, exchange and collaboration, including academic research and networking amongst UNESCO Chairs and Centres. It will also lay the groundwork for expanding and strengthening the academic network for collaboration and exchange in higher education and research between Kyoto University and partner universities/organisations.