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Archived Videos/Audio for 2010 

19 January 2010

Challenges for the Polar Regions (Arctic and Antarctic) by Dr. David Leary, UNU-IAS Senior Research Fellow

 [
Archived Video- 35 minutes];  [Archived Video Q&A- 39 minutes]
 [
Archived Audio- 35 minutes];[Archived Audio Q&A- 39 minutes]

12 February 2010
UNU-IAS Seminar Series

Low Carbon Cities: Flexing the Urbanisation-Energy-Carbon Nexus by Prof. Shobhakar Dhakal, Executive Director, Global Carbon Project

 [Archived Video
- 53 minutes];  [Archived Video Q&A41 minutes]
 [
Archived Audio- 53 minutes];[Archived Audio Q&A41 minutes]

19 February 2010
UNU-IAS Seminar Series

Engineering Education for Sustainable Development by Cheryl Desha, Education Director, The Natural Edge Project and Karlson Charlie Hargroves, Director, The Natural Edge Project

 [Archived Video
- 56 minutes];  [Archived Video Q&A40 minutes]
 [
Archived Audio- 56 minutes];[Archived Audio Q&A40 minutes]

19 February 2010
Screening of Seed Hunter

Commentaries by Ms. Anita Pratap, Journalist, Prof. Govindan Parayil, Vice-Rector, UNU and Director, UNU-IAS, Dr. Suneetha Subramanian, Research Fellow, UNU-IAS
 [Archived Video
- 58 minutes];  [Archived Audio- 58 minutes]

5 March 2010
UNU-IAS Seminar Series

Human Health Risk in Megacities due to Air Pollution: A Comparative Study by Prof. Bhola R. Gurjar, Associate Professor, Environmental Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

 [Archived Video
- 26 minutes];  [Archived Video Q&A27 minutes]
 [
Archived Audio- 26 minutes];[Archived Audio Q&A27 minutes]

13 April 2010
UNU-IAS Seminar Series

Opening Remarks by Dr. Jose Puppim de Oliveira, Assistant Director, UNU-IAS
 [
Archived Video- 2 minutes]

Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine and Coastal Biodiversity in the Context of COP 10 Nagoya by Dr. Jihyun Lee, Environmental Affairs Officer, Secretariat of Convention on Biological Diversity
 [
Archived Video47 minutes];  [Archived Audio47 minutes]

Comments by Dr. Marjo Vierros, Adjunct Senior Fellow, UNU-IAS
 [
Archived Video11 minutes];  [Archived Audio11 minutes]

Q&A and Discussion
 [
Archived Video- 62 minutes];  [Archived Audio62 minutes]

13 April 2010
Complex Urban: Definitions of Scale, Form, and Culture

Welcoming Remarks by Dr. Jose Puppim de Oliveira, Assistant Director, UNU-IAS
 [
Archived Video- 2 minutes]

On Urbanity, or: What makes Cities, Cities? by Prof. Darko Radovic, Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, Keio University
 [
Archived Video33 minutes];  [Archived Video Q&A7 minutes]
 [
Archived Audio33 minutes];[Archived Audio Q&A7 minutes]


Urban Patterns and Spatial Memory: Digital Methods for the Unplannable City by Mr. Ulysses Sengupta, Director (Softgrid Ltd), Lecturer (University of East London), Design Unit Leader (University of Nottingham)
 [
Archived Video39 minutes];  [Archived Video Q&A9 minutes]
 [
Archived Audio39 minutes];[Archived Audio Q&A9 minutes]


Continuous Urban: Perspectives and Tools for an Urban Planet by Dr. Christopher Doll, JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellow, UNU-IAS/University of Tokyo
 [
Archived Video15 minutes];  [Archived Video Q&A5 minutes]
 [
Archived Audio15 minutes];[Archived Audio Q&A5 minutes]

Urban Metabolism and the Environmental Impact of Cities by Dr. Alexandros Gasparatos, JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellow, UNU-IAS/University of Tokyo
 [
Archived Video14 minutes];  [Archived Video Q&A7 minutes]
 [Archived Audio14 minutes];[Archived Audio Q&A7 minutes]

Summary
 [
Archived Video- 60 minutes];  [Archived Audio60 minutes];

15 April 2010
2010 UN International Year of Biological Diversity Public Forum in Kanazawa/Ishikawa

Welcoming Remarks by Anne McDonald, Director, UNU-IAS Operating Unit Ishikawa/Kanazawa
 [Archived Audio2 minutes]

Opening Remarks by Hiroshi Mizuno, Director, Environmental Division, Ishikawa Prefecture
 [Archived Audio9 minutes]

Introductory Remarks about the aims of the Session by Anne McDonald, Director, UNU-IAS Operating Unit Ishikawa/Kanazawa
 [Archived Audio7 minutes]

Satoumi Research - Background, Current Status, and Future Potentials by Osamu Matsuda, Professor Emeritus, Hiroshima University, NOWPAP WG3
 [Archived Audio29 minutes]

Satoumi Revitalisation Project in Japan: A New Model for Biodiversity Conservation? by Takuya Yamada, Office of Environmental Management of Enclosed Coastal Seas, Ministry of Environment
 [Archived Audio25 minutes]

Marine Biodiversity Conservation Policy in Japan by Marisa Aramaki, Ministry of Environment
 [Archived Audio31 minutes]

Satoumi Revitalisation Project in Nanao Bay by Koji Nakamura, Professor, Kanazawa University
 [Archived Audio28 minutes]

Research activities in the Hokuriku Region - coastal communities and marine resource use and management: challenges and potentials

by Yoh Yamashita, Professor, Field Science Education and Research Center, Kyoto University
 [Archived Audio22 minutes]

by Yuichi Yoshimura, Researcher, Fukui Prefectural Fisheries Research Center
 [Archived Audio21 minutes]

by Genki Terauchi, Researcher, Northwest Pacific Region Environmental Cooperation Center
 [Archived Audio28 minutes]

by Yurie Koshiba, Assistant Lecturer/Researcher, Kanazawa University
 [Archived Audio18 minutes]

by Masataka Tanaka, Researcher, Ishikawa Prefectural Fisheries Research Center
 [Archived Audio20 minutes]

by Ryo Tsujimoto, Senior Researcher, Northwest Pacific Region Environmental Cooperation Center
 [Archived Audio24 minutes]

Biodiversity Indicator Selection and Marine Resource Management in Japan by Satoshi Katayama, Fisheries Research Agency, National Research Institute of Fisheries Science, MAFF International Research Activities
 [Archived Audio19 minutes]

Linking Regional Research Activities to COP 10 Nagoya by Marjo Vierros, Adjunct Senior Fellow, former Programme Officer on Marine and Coastal Biological Diversity at the Secretariat of the
Convention on Biological Diversity
 [Archived Audio33 minutes]

Post COP 10: Research Challenges and Potential in Asia by Jihyun Lee, Environmental Affairs Officer, Secretariat of Convention on Biological Diversity
 [Archived Audio31 minutes]

16 April 2010
2010 UN International Year of Biological Diversity Public Forum in Kanazawa/Ishikawa

Opening Remarks by Genji Mori, Deputy Mayor, Kanazawa City
 [Archived Video4 minutes];  [Archived Audio4 minutes]

Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine and Coastal Biodiversity in the Context of COP 10 Nagoya by Jihyun Lee, Environmental Affairs Officer, Secretariat of Convention on Biological Diversity
 [Archived Video29 minutes];  [Archived Audio- 29 minutes]

Linking Local and Regional Initiatives to Global Discourse on Marine Biodiversity by Marjo Vierros, Adjunct Senior Fellow, former Programme Officer on Marine and Coastal Biological Diversity at the Secretariat of the
Convention on Biological Diversity
 [Archived Video27 minutes];  [Archived Audio27 minutes]

COP 10 Nagoya: Expectations from and for Japan by Ryo Kohsaka, Professor, Nagoya City University, COP 10 Nagoya Organising Committee Member, Visiting Research Fellow, UNU-IAS
 [Archived Video25 minutes];  [Archived Audio25 minutes]

Past, Present, and Future - 50 Years of Research in Hegura and Nanatsu Islands, Ishikawa by Norio Fuji, Professor Emeritus, Kanazawa University and Kanazawa Gakuin University, Head of Hegura and Nanatsu Islands Natural Science
Research Project
 [Archived Video29 minutes];  [Archived Audio29 minutes]

Panel Discussion: Sustainable Use and Management of Marine Resources: Perspectives from Policy-makers, Researchers, and Coastal Community
Representatives
 [Archived Video92 minutes];  [Archived Audio92 minutes]

Closing Remarks
 [Archived Video2 minutes];  [Archived Audio2 minutes]

22 April 2010
UNU-IAS Seminar Series

Modern Biotechnology and the New Ethical Challenges by Prof. Herbert Gottweis, Professor, University of Vienna and Visiting Professor, UNU-IAS
 [Archived Video47 minutes];  [Archived Video Q&A39 minutes]
 [Archived Audio47 minutes];[Archived Audio Q&A39 minutes]

14 June 2010
UNU-IAS Postdoctoral and PhD Fellowships 2010 Final Presentations

Opening Remarks by Govindan Parayil, Director, UNU-IAS and Vice-Rector, UNU
 [Archived Video5 minutes]

Opening Remarks by Makoto Sekiyama, Director, Office of International Policy, City of Yokohama
 [Archived Video3 minutes]

Opening Remarks by Noriko Suzuki, Deputy Director, International Affairs Division, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and
Technology (MEXT)
 [Archived Video4 minutes]

Policy and Technology Interaction: A Comparative Study on Chinese and Indian Wind Power Development Aki Suwa, UNU-IAS Postdoctoral Fellow
 [Archived Video28 minutes];  [Archived Audio28 minutes]

Q&A
 [Archived Video33 minutes];  [Archived Audio33 minutes]

The Role of Urban Regeneration in Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation: Lessons from Yokohama Minato Mirai 21 and Kanazawa City Osman Balaban, UNU-IAS Postdoctoral Fellow
 [Archived Video29 minutes];  [Archived Audio29 minutes]

Q&A
 [Archived Video31 minutes];  [Archived Audio31 minutes]

Urban Challenges: Planning, Design, and the Role of Research Deljana Iossifova, UNU-IAS Doctoral Fellow
 [Archived Video26 minutes];  [Archived Audio26 minutes]

Q&A
 [Archived Video14 minutes];  [Archived Audio14 minutes]

24-25 June 2010
International Symposium on Science, Technology, and Innovation for Sustainable Development: Forging a New Policy Regime for Mainstreaming Green Development

Welcome and Introductory Remarks by Prof. Govindan Parayil, Director, UNU-IAS and Vice-Rector, UNU
 [Archived Video12 minutes]

Climate Change and Global Challenges for Science, Technology, and Innovation by Prof. Govindan Parayil, Director, UNU-IAS and Vice-Rector, UNU
 [Archived Video33 minutes];  [Archived Audio33 minutes]

Q&A
 [Archived Video22 minutes];  [Archived Audio22 minutes]

Socio-Ethics and Global Norms for Clean Energy, Green Governance, and Bio-Regionalism: The Transnational and Local Dynamics of Technological Innovation for Clean Energy by On-Kwok Lai, Professor, Graduate School of Policy Studies, Kwansei Gakuin University, Nishinomiya, Japan
 [Archived Video28 minutes];  [Archived Audio28 minutes]

Q&A
 [Archived Video26 minutes];  [Archived Audio26 minutes]

Social and Environmental Technological Upgrading Among Small Enterprises and Clusters: New Challenges to Tackle Global Environmental Problems by Jose Puppim de Oliveira, Assistant Director and Senior Research Fellow, UNU-IAS
 [Archived Video26 minutes];  [Archived Audio26 minutes]

Q&A
 [Archived Video24 minutes];  [Archived Audio24 minutes]


Efforts and Barriers in Developing Clean and Sustainable Technologies in China by Wanxin Li, Assistant Professor, School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University, Beijing and City University of Hong Kong
 [Archived Video24 minutes];  [Archived Audio24 minutes]

Q&A
 [Archived Video27 minutes];  [Archived Audio27 minutes]


Policy and Technology Interaction: A Comparative Study on Chinese and Indian Wind Power Development by Aki Suwa, Postdoctoral Fellow, UNU-IAS
 [Archived Video30 minutes];  [Archived Audio30 minutes]

Q&A
 [Archived Video19 minutes];  [Archived Audio19 minutes]


Reversing Carbon Intensity in India: Microstructures, Carbon Markets, and Financing Innovations in Low Carbon Technologies by A. Damodaran, Professor, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
 [Archived Video43 minutes];  [Archived Audio43 minutes]

Q&A
 [Archived Video20 minutes];  [Archived Audio20 minutes]


The Development, Diffusion, and Stakeholder Interactions of Biofuels in Indonesia by Joni Jupesta, Department of Management Science and Technology, Tohoku University, Japan
 [Archived Video31 minutes];  [Archived Audio31 minutes]

Q&A
 [Archived Video18 minutes];  [Archived Audio18 minutes]

Challenges and Opportunities for Developing and Embedding Green Technology: The Case of Clean Coal Technologies In China by Tommy Shih, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Tokyo and Lund University, Sweden
 [Archived Video29 minutes];  [Archived Audio29 minutes]

Q&A
 [Archived Video16 minutes];  [Archived Audio16 minutes]

Panel Discussion: Challenges and Opportunities for Forging Global and Regional Pathways for Mainstreaming Green Development
 [Archived Video99 minutes];  [Archived Audio99 minutes]

Closing Remarks by Prof. Govindan Parayil, Director, UNU-IAS

 [Archived Video2 minutes]

5 July 2010
ProSPER.Net-Scopus Young Scientist Awards 2010

Interviews of winners and panelists of the 2010 ProSPER.Net-Scopus Young Scientist Awards, given out in Shanghai, China.

 [Archived Audio16 minutes]

16 July 2010
UNU-IAS Seminar Series

Climate Change, Competitiveness, and International Trade by Doaa Abdel Motaal, Advisor to the Head of the World Trade Organization
 [Archived Video53 minutes];  [Archived Audio53 minutes]

Q&A
 [Archived Video38 minutes];  [Archived Audio38 minutes]

20 August 2010
UNU-IAS Seminar Series

The Economics of Conserving Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services by K.N. Ninan, Professor, Ecological Economics at the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore, India and Visiting JSPS Professor, University of Tokyo
 [Archived Video57 minutes];  [Archived Audio57 minutes]

Q&A
 [Archived Video28 minutes];  [Archived Audio28 minutes]

23 August 2010
UNU-IAS Bioethics Workshop: Bioethics as a Bridge to Transform Public Policy in Science

Bioethics to Transform Policy Making by Dr. Darryl Macer, Regional Advisor on Social and Human Sciences in Asia and the Pacific, in RUSHSAP, UNESCO Bangkok, Thailand and a Visiting Senior Research fellow, UNU-IAS
 [Archived Video23 minutes];  [Archived Audio23 minutes]

Q&A
 [Archived Video19 minutes];  [Archived Audio19 minutes]

Coming to the Table - Engaging Scientists, Industry, Policy Agencies and the Public in Dialogue about Future Food Technologies by Dr. Karen Cronin, Co-founder and former Inaugural Convenor of the Asia Pacific STS Network
 [Archived Video49 minutes];  [Archived Audio49 minutes]

Q&A
 [Archived Video32 minutes];  [Archived Audio32 minutes]

14 October 2010
UNU-IAS Seminar Series: Bioethics in Traditional Medicine

Welcoming Remarks by Dr. Suneetha Subramanian, Research Fellow, UNU-IAS

 [Archived Video3 minutes]

Traditional Medicine: Some Ethical Considerations by Dr. Mihaela Serbulea, Independent Consultant
 [Archived Video23 minutes];  [Archived Audio23 minutes]

Knowledge-rich and Practice-poor? by Unnikrishnan Payyappallimana, PhD Fellow, UNU-IAS
 [Archived Video22 minutes];  [Archived Audio22 minutes]

Bioethics: Applying Traditional Knowledge to Contemporary Policy Challenges by Dr. Darryl Macer, Visiting Senior Research Fellow, UNU-IAS
 [Archived Video20 minutes];  [Archived Audio20 minutes]

Discussion
 [Archived Video36 minutes];  [Archived Audio36 minutes]

15-16 November 2010
Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Postdoctoral & Ph.D. Fellowships and Fellows’ Presentations

Opening Remarks by Prof. Govindan Parayil, Director, UNU-IAS, Vice Rector, UNU

 [Archived Video6 minutes]

Welcoming Remarks by Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)

 [Archived Video1 minutes]

Welcoming Remarks by City of Yokohama

 [Archived Video2 minutes]

Environmental Economics and Biodiversity by Per Stromberg, JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellow
 [Archived Video18 minutes];  [Archived Audio18 minutes]

Discussion
 [Archived Video27 minutes];  [Archived Audio27 minutes]

Promoting Traditional Forest-related Knowledge and Conservation Practices in Southwest China by Hongyan Gu, JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellow
 [Archived Video19 minutes];  [Archived Audio19 minutes]

Discussion
 [Archived Video32 minutes];  [Archived Audio32 minutes]

Global Adoption of Plant Biotechnology in Developing Countries: Sub-Sahara Africa by Ademola Adenle, JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellow
 [Archived Video21 minutes];  [Archived Audio21 minutes]

Discussion
 [Archived Video18 minutes];  [Archived Audio18 minutes]

Technology Independence and Sustainability with Free and Open Source Software: What is there for Developing Countries by Sulayman K. Sowe, JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellow

 [Archived Video23 minutes];  [Archived Audio23 minutes]

Discussion
 [Archived Video24 minutes];  [Archived Audio24 minutes]

Integrated Assessment Model as a Tool to Bridge Science & Technology and Policy: Case Study of the Energy Sector by Joni Jupesta, UNU-IAS Postdoctoral Fellow
 [Archived Video27 minutes];  [Archived Audio27 minutes]

Discussion

 [Archived Video23 minutes];  [Archived Audio23 minutes]

Ecological Baselines: How has Ishikawa’s Ocean Coastline Changed over Time by Julius Ibukun Agboola, UNU-IAS Postdoctoral Fellow (UNU-OUIK)
 [Archived Video15 minutes];  [Archived Audio15 minutes]

Discussion
 [Archived Video24 minutes];  [Archived Audio24 minutes]

Role of Cultural Knowledge in Sustainable Development – A Case Study of Health Sector by Unnikrishnan Payyappallimana, UNU-IAS Ph.D. Fellow
 [Archived Video21 minutes];  [Archived Audio21 minutes]

Discussion
 [Archived Video25 minutes];  [Archived Audio25 minutes]

The Road to Low Carbon Sustainability: Change We Need by Ping Jiang, JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellow
 [Archived Video19 minutes];  [Archived Audio19 minutes]

Discussion
 [Archived Video23 minutes];  [Archived Audio23 minutes]

Cities and Climate Change: Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation Measures in the Provision of Urban Essential Services by Magali Dreyfus, JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellow
 [Archived Video20 minutes];  [Archived Audio20 minutes]

Discussion
 [Archived Video20 minutes];  [Archived Audio20 minutes]

The Impact of Integrated Multimodal Bus Rapid Transit System and Travel Demand Management on Reducing Carbon Emissions by Puspita Dirgahayani, UNU-IAS Postdoctoral Fellow
 [Archived Video15 minutes];  [Archived Audio15 minutes]

Discussion
 [Archived Video31 minutes];  [Archived Audio31 minutes]

Environmental Management in Clusters of Small Sized Enterprises: Brazilian and Japanese Case Studies by Charbel Jose Chiappetta Jabbour, Postdoctoral Fellow
 [Archived Video14 minutes];  [Archived Audio14 minutes]

Discussion
 [Archived Video36 minutes];  [Archived Audio36 minutes]

18 November 2010
UNU-IAS Seminar Series: Ensuring Policy Robustness: Sustainable Development during Rapid Environmental and Cultural Changes

Ensuring Policy Robustness: Sustainable Development during Rapid Environmental and Cultural Changes by Dipak Gyawali UNESCO/UNU-IAS Visiting Professor on Water and Cultural Diversity,Pragya (Academician) of the Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST), and Research Director, Nepal Water Conservation Foundation

 [Archived Video40 minutes];  [Archived Audio40 minutes]

Discussion
 [Archived Video37 minutes];  [Archived Audio37 minutes]

9 December 2010
UNU-IAS Seminar Series: Sustainability, Climate Change, and Future Climate Policies

Welcome Remarks by Prof. Govindan Parayil, Director, UNU-IAS and Vice-Rector, UNU

 [Archived Video2 minutes];

Sustainability, Climate Change and Future Climate Policies by  Nico Stehr, Karl Mannheim Professor of Cultural Studies at the Zeppelin University, Germany
 [Archived Video39 minutes];  [Archived Audio39 minutes]

Discussion
 [Archived Video57 minutes];  [Archived Audio57 minutes]

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