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UNU Global Seminar -- 14th Kobe-Awaji Session

2008-9-16 (Tue) - 2008-9-19 (Fri)

New Challenges for the United Nations

Strategy, Theories, and Perspectives from the Field

The KEYNOTE LECTURES on Tuesday, September 16 are open to the general public. Simultaneous translation will be provided. Please note, however, that seating is limited -- maximum: 50 seats.

The aim of United Nations University Global Seminars is to enhance awareness of contemporary global issues and the role of the United Nations in addressing those issues.
These seminars are open to university students, graduate students and young professionals residing in Japan. Lectures are in Japanese or English, so participants are required to understand both languages. A participation fee of ¥30,000 covers accommodations, meals, seminar documentation, and transportation between the 3 venues. However, transportation expenses to and from the seminar itself are the responsibility of attendees.

Dates of the full seminar: Tuesday, September 16 ~ Friday, September 19, 2008

Sponsored by: Ministry of Foreign Affairs -- Ministry of Education, Culture, sports, Science and Technology -- Hyogo Prefecture -- City of Kobe -- Kobe Chamber of Commerce and Industry -- The Asahi Shimbun -- The Mainichi Newspapers -- The Yomiuri Shimbun -- The Sankei Shimbun -- Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc. -- the Kobe Shimbun -- Kyodo News -- Jiji Press


For additional information, please view the URL noted below.

Date: 2008-9-16 (Tue) - 2008-9-19 (Fri)
Organizer: United Nations University (UNU) -- Hyogo International Association -- Kobe International Center for Cooperation and Communication
Venue: JICA Hyogo -- Sanyo Training Center -- Awaji Yumebutai International Conference Center
Registration: Not necessary
Contact: UNU Global Seminar Office, Kobe International Center for Cooperation and Communication

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