Japan-UK Dementia Conference was held on March 15, 2018 by Nikkei Inc. and The Financial Times. I worked as the chairman at this conference and commented on the Japanese dementia case on BS Japan.
This program has been broadcasted on NIKKEI CHANNEL.
Global Action Against Dementia and the Japanese Case -NIKKEI CHANNEL-
*Available only in Japanese.
The ESUJ (English-Speaking Union of Japan) 20th Anniversary Symposium
“Using English to meet challenges in the world”
Date & Time: Tuesday, October 10, 2017 16:00-18:10
Venue: Iwasaki Hall, the International House of Japan (5-11-16 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo)
ESUJ Office [Mon.～Fri.10:00-18:00]
SDGs: Leadership x Communication x Global “Shaping Passion & Ideas into plans”
Co-sponsored by Google Japan and ICAS TUJ
September 2-3, 2017
Please see here for more details: https://www.jsie.net/en/archives/4117/
2017 WISE Summer Program aims to shape ideas into actionable project plans. We all know that challenges we face everyday are closely connected to social problems, linking to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) identified by the United Nations. JSIE will provide opportunities to shape ideas into plans through group work and to learn various types of leadership and communication skills.
We invite any ideas that help to make our society better for the next generation. Please share your ideas/activities tackling social problems in the local/global community
- Ideas leading to end poverty and/or reduce social inequality
- Ideas leading to zero hunger, food security, and improved nutrition
- Ideas ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable energy and/or eco-system
- Ideas leading to quality education
- Ideas leading to gender equality
- Ideas making communities/cities inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable
★We are looking for:
Applicants who are interested in the themes listed above and have own ideas.
Applicants who are willing to support people with ideas.
Applicants who are able to communicate with others in English and Japanese (conversational level preferred).
Application is open to all ages and nationalities (with valid Visa status).
Deadline: July 31, 2017 20:00 JST
Fee: 10,000 yen
Capacity: 25 people (first-come, first-serve basis)
Ms. Akiko Murai, Ms. Mari Kogiso, Ms. Suzuka Kobayakawa, Ms. Miwa Koyasu, and Mr. Makoto Goda
Please see here for more details. https://www.jsie.net/en/archives/4117/
JSIE supports fostering global talent, and offers global networking opportunities for young professionals, with an emphasis on helping women and minorities realize their greatest potential. Women’s Initiative for Sustainable Empowerment (WISE) summer program is to provide opportunities to shape our life mission and work toward social challenges. For more info about JSIE, please go here: www.jsie.net/en
I participated the STS Forum 2016 (1) in Kyoto last October.
Here is the summmary of the session I participated.
I will give a lecture at HGPI breakfast meeting on January 20, 2017 (Fri).
More information and registration
“Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize” Video is published on the Japanese Government InternetTV.
A column of the “Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize” in this year is HERE.
I participated in a seminar on “Global Health Security and Response to Public health Emergencies through Better Preparedness” at UK Embassy, on June 29.
I will join in an International Symposium “Bringing Vast Renewables to Global Interconnection” on September 9 at Marunouchi,Tokyo.
More information and registration:
I will join a Panel discussion “Freedom of the press under serious threat in Japan?” on this thursday(June 2nd) at Academy Hills.