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

Ecohydrology – engineering harmony between water, environment and society Prof. Maciej Zalewski, Director, European Regional Centre for Ecohydrology of the Polish Academy of Sciences & Chairman, Department of Applied Ecology, Faculty of Biology and Environmental Protection, University of Lodz, Poland

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.