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Towards Sustainable and Resilient Development in Asia-Pacific Region - Vision, Goals, and Implementation -
19 Jun 2012 - 19 Jun 2012
1:20 PM - 2:50 PM

Japan Pavilion, Athletes' Park, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Tentative Programme

Opening Remarks
Prof. Hironori Hamanaka, Chair, Board of Directors, The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)

Keynote Session
Mr. Masaya Fujiwara, Principal Fellow, Programme Management Office, IGES
Dr. Camilla Toulmin, Director of the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Panel Discussion
Prof. Ryokichi Hirono, Professor Emeritus,Seikei University
Dr. Young-Woo Park, Director & Representative for Asia and the Pacific, United Nations Environment Programme, Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (UNEP-ROAP)
Dr. Bindu Lohani, Vice President (Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development), Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Dr. Ritu Mathur, Associate Director, Green Growth and Development Division, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
Ms. Kate Raworth, Senior Researcher, Oxfam Great Britain (GB)

Closing Remarks
Mr. Masahiko Horie, Ambassador for Global Environmental Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan

About IGES
The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) is an international research institute conducting practical and innovative research for realising sustainable development in the Asia-Pacific region. IGES submitted “The IGES Proposal for Rio+20” as an input to the Zero-Draft of the Rio+20 outcome document on 1 November, 2011, shared its messages throughout the Rio+20 Asia-Pacific regional preparatory processes, and has also published four Issue Briefs as inputs to Rio+20 outcome negotiation processes. From July 24-25 2012, IGES will hold the fourth International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP2012), to further discussions and ideas on sustainable development in a post-Rio+20 world.
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