UNESCO Chair Kick-off Meeting was held
Nagaoka University of Technology applied and submitted Education programme “GIGAKU SDG Institute” to UNESCO, and establishment of UNESCO Chair on Engineering Education for Sustainable Development at NUT was approved by UNESCO. UNESCO Chair Kick-off Meeting was held as a memorial of the establishment on 5th October (Fri) 2018.
(Supporters: Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology / Japanese National Commission for UNESCO)
At the beginning of the ceremony, President Dr. Azuma and Mr. 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) delivered opening speech and congratulatory Speech respectively.
Following that, Keynote lecture titled “UNESCO: Engineering the Sustainable Development Goals” was given by Ms. Rovani Sigamoney (Programme Specialist, Section for Innovation and Capacity Building in Science and Engineering, UNESCO) and delivered current progress of Engineering Education and SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals).
We will further develop “GIGAKU SDG Institute” and apply for UNITWIN in the future.
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2018.10.29NUT was appointed to a United Nations Academic Impact Hub for SDG 9
2018.10.19UNESCO Chair Kick-off Meeting was held
2018.09.05NUT offers free original SDGs educational materials
2018.08.17UNESCO Chair Kick-off Meeting will be held on 5th Oct, 2018