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19 December 2013
Evolving Global Environmental Governance

Evolving Global Environmental Governance
Peter M. Haas (Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
[Archived Video-43 minutes];[Archived Audio-43 minutes]

Discussion
[Archived Video-41 minutes];[Archived Audio-41 minutes]

11 December 2013
Evaluating the Quality of Contemporary Global Governance: Theory, Analysis, Practice

Evaluating the Quality of Contemporary Global Governance: Theory, Analysis, Practice
Tim Cadman (Research Fellow, Key Centre for Ethics, Law, Justice and Governance and the Institute for Ethics, Governance and Law at Griffith University)
[Archived Video-36 minutes];[Archived Audio-36 minutes]

Discussion
[Archived Video-42 minutes];[Archived Audio-42 minutes]

2 December 2013
New Fellows' First Presentations 2013

Social Entrepreneurship and Technology for Inclusion and Sustainable Development: A Study of Selected Countries in Asia and Africa
Rama Krishna Reddy Kummitha (JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellow)
[Archived Video-23 minutes];[Archived Audio-23 minutes]

Discussion
[Archived Video-39 minutes];[Archived Audio-39 minutes]

Stumbling Toward Effectiveness: The Mechanisms of Internal Evolutionary Selection by Biodiversity Governance Organizations
Casey Stevens (UNU-IAS PhD Fellow)
[Archived Video-27 minutes];[Archived Audio-27 minutes]

Discussion
[Archived Video-32 minutes];[Archived Audio-32 minutes]

29 November 2013
New Fellows' First Presentations 2013

Analysis of Urban Climate Co-benefits in Different Sectors
Hooman Farzaneh (JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellow)
[Archived Video-27 minutes];[Archived Audio-27 minutes]

Discussion
[Archived Video-25 minutes];[Archived Audio-25 minutes]

Climate Change and Urban Settlements - A Spatial Perspective of Carbon Footprint and beyond…
Mahendra Sethi (UNU-IAS PhD Fellow)
[Archived Video-25 minutes];[Archived Audio-25 minutes]

Discussion
[Archived Video-23 minutes];[Archived Audio-23 minutes]

28 November 2013
Transforming National Commitments on GHG Emissions Reduction Based on Equity and Justice

Transforming National Commitments on GHG Emissions Reduction Based on Equity and Justice
Donald Brown (Scholar-In-Residence and Professor, Sustainability Ethics and Law, Widener University School of Law; Visiting Professor, Nagoya University)
[Archived Video-42 minutes];[Archived Audio-42 minutes]

Discussion
[Archived Video-40 minutes];[Archived Audio-40 minutes]

12 November 2013
New Fellows’ First Presentations 2013

Unravelling the Complexity of International Environmental Law for the Anthropocene
Rakhyun E. Kim (UNU-IAS Postdoctoral Fellow)
[Archived Video-23 minutes];[Archived Audio-23 minutes]

Discussion
[Archived Video-31 minutes];[Archived Audio-31 minutes]

Riting Wrongs: Revitalizing Rites of Initiation, Healing and Transformation for Indigenous Leadership
Kabir Sanjay Bavikatte (JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellow)
[Archived Video-23 minutes];[Archived Audio-23 minutes]

Discussion
[Archived Video-31 minutes];[Archived Audio-31 minutes]

16 October 2013
Integrating Global and Local Sustainable Development Goals in Asian Cities

Do We Have the Vision, Wisdom and Commitment to Catalyse the Urgently Needed Societal Transformations from Dangers into Opportunities?
Donald Huisingh (Professor, University of Tennessee (USA) and Editor-in-chief, Journal of Cleaner Production )
[Archived Video-40 minutes];[Archived Audio-40 minutes]

Discussion
[Archived Video-22 minutes];[Archived Audio-22 minutes]

Win-Wins among Climate Change, Local Environment and Development
UNU-IAS
[Archived Video-32 minutes];[Archived Audio-32 minutes]

Discussion
[Archived Video-15 minutes];[Archived Audio-15 minutes]

Integrated Solid Waste Management: An Approach for Enhancing Climate Co-benefits through Resource Recovery
Nirmala Menikpura (Institute for Global Environmental Strategies)
[Archived Video-20 minutes];[Archived Audio-20 minutes]

Discussion
[Archived Video-14 minutes];[Archived Audio-14 minutes]

City-to-City Level Cooperation with Kitakyushu (Japan) in the Waste Sector for Promoting Urban Co-benefits
Tonni Kurniawan (UNU-IAS)
[Archived Video-16 minutes];[Archived Audio-16 minutes]

Discussion
[Archived Video-13 minutes];[Archived Audio-13 minutes]

A Methodology for Evaluating Environmental Co-benefits in the Transport Sector: Application to the Delhi Metro
Christopher Doll (UNU-IAS)
[Archived Video-24 minutes];[Archived Audio-24 minutes]

Discussion
[Archived Video-18 minutes];[Archived Audio-18 minutes]

09 October 2013
Geo-Engineering Proposals and Climate Change

Contested Remedies: Geo-Engineering Proposals and Climate Change
Jim Falk (Professorial Fellow, Melbourne School of Land and Environment, University of Melbourne; Affiliate, Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute; Visiting Professor, United Nations University, Institute of Advanced Studies; Emeritus Professor, University of Wollongong)
[Archived Video-49 minutes];[Archived Audio-49 minutes]

Discussion
[Archived Video-29 minutes];[Archived Audio-29 minutes]

27 September 2013
Legal Protection of Landscapes in Rio de Janeiro

Biocultural Diversity in Cities: Mainstreaming the Legal Protection of Landscapes in Rio de Janeiro, BrazilGuilherme Mendonça (PhD Fellow)
[Archived Video-30 minutes];[Archived Audio-30 minutes]

Discussion
[Archived Video-29 minutes];[Archived Audio-29 minutes]

30 August 2013
Urbanization in India

Urbanization in India: Present Scenario and New Directions for Sustainable Urban LivingT.G. Sitharam (Professor of Civil Engineering and Chairman, Centre for infrastructure and Sustainable Transportation & Urban Planning (CiSTUP), Indian Institute of Science (IISc))
[Archived Video-55 minutes];[Archived Audio-55 minutes]

Discussion
[Archived Video-37 minutes];[Archived Audio-37 minutes]

29 August 2013
Postdoctoral Fellow’s Final Presentations 2013

Building an information system and using it too - The importance of boundary work in enhancing transboundary information sharingRemi Chandran (UNU-IAS PhD Fellow, The University of Twente, Netherlands)
[Archived Video-21 minutes];[Archived Audio-21 minutes]

Discussion
[Archived Video-31 minutes];[Archived Audio-31 minutes]

In search of sustainable development goals for IndonesiaJoni Jupesta (JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellow)
[Archived Video-24 minutes];[Archived Audio-24 minutes]

Discussion
[Archived Video-33 minutes];[Archived Audio-33 minutes]

28 August 2013
Postdoctoral Fellow’s Final Presentations 2013

Relationships between urban form, socio-economic factors, and travel behaviour in Indian citiesSohail Ahmad (JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellow)
[Archived Video-18 minutes];[Archived Audio-18 minutes]

Discussion
[Archived Video-32 minutes];[Archived Audio-32 minutes]

Mainstreaming biodiversity and ecosystem services into local development process in developing countriesWan-yu Shih (JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellow)
[Archived Video-26 minutes];[Archived Audio-26 minutes]

Discussion
[Archived Video-36 minutes];[Archived Audio-36 minutes]

The relationship between innovation policy and knowledge based urban developmentMarcia Krama (PhD Fellow, Pontifical Catholic University of Parana in Curitiba, Brazil)
[Archived Video-5 minutes];[Archived Audio-5 minutes]

Discussion
[Archived Video-33 minutes];[Archived Audio-33 minutes]

31 May 2013
Education for Sustainable Developing in the Post-DESD Educational Agenda

Opening Remarks by Kazuhiko Takemoto, UNU-IAS
[Archived Video 6 minutes];

Education for Sustainable Developing in the post-DESD Educational AgendaStephanie Hodge (Programme Specialist, Cross-Sector Coordinator, Education Division, UNICEF)
[Archived Video-1 hour and 1 minute];[Archived Audio-1 hour and 1 minute]

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

27 May 2013
Who Will Feed Us in a Planet in Crisis?

Introduction by Raquel Moreno-Peñaranda, (Research Fellow, UNU-IAS)
[Archived Video 3 minutes];

TWho Will Feed Us in a Planet in Crisis?Miguel A. Altieri (Professor of Agroecology, University of California, Berkeley)
[Archived Video-1 hour and 2 minutes];[Archived Audio-1 hour and 2 minutes]

Comments from Discussant
[Archived Video-11 minutes];[Archived Audio-11 minutes]

Q&A
[Archived Video-58 minutes];[Archived Audio-58 minutes]

17 May 2013
The Convention on Biological Diversity and the Nagoya Protocol:Why Intellectual Property Still Matters

Opening Remarks by Prof. Govindan Parayil, UN University Vice-Rector and UNU-IAS Director
[Archived Video 2 minutes];

The Convention on Biological Diversity and the Nagoya Protocol: Why Intellectual Property Still MattersKiyoshi Adachi (Chief of the Intellectual Property Unit of the Division on Investment and Enterprise, UNCTAD)
[Archived Video-50 minutes];[Archived Audio-50 minutes]

Q&A
[Archived Video-37 minutes];[Archived Audio-37 minutes]

26 April 2013
Outer Space Activities and the United Nations

Opening Remarks by Prof. Govindan Parayil, UN University Vice-Rector and UNU-IAS Director
[Archived Video 2 minutes];

Outer Space Activities and the United NationsWerner Balogh (Programme Officer, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs)
[Archived Video-55 minutes];[Archived Audio-55 minutes]

Q&A
[Archived Video-32 minutes];[Archived Audio-32 minutes]

22 April 2013
Indicators for Resilience in Socio-ecological Production Landscapes

Opening Remarks by Mr. Wataru Suzuki, (Satoyama Initiative Coordinator, UNU-IAS)
[Archived Video 5 minutes];

Presentation1 "Indictors for Resilience in SEPLs: Development and Field Testing"Nadia Bergamini (Scientific Assistant, Agrobiodiversity and Ecosystem Services Programme, Bioversity International)
[Archived Video-30 minutes];[Archived Audio-30 minutes]

Presentation2 "Investing in Community-based Resilience of Socio-Ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes: Piloting indicators for resilience in SEPLS in COMDEKS project sites"Diana Salvemini (COMDEKS Project Coordinator, UNDP)
[Archived Video-25 minutes];[Archived Audio-25 minutes]

Q&A
[Archived Video-1 hour and 8 minutes];[Archived Audio-1 hour and 8 minutes]

19 March 2013
Public Participation in Environmental Matters in East Asia with a Focus on Japan

Opening Session by Dr. Jose Puppim de Oliveira, Assistant Director of UNU-IAS
[Archived Video 3 minutes];

Presentation 1 “Public participation in Environmental Matters: Compendium, Challenges and Chances
Volker Mauerhofer (Senior Research Fellow, UNU-IAS)
[Archived Video-23 minutes];[Archived Audio-23 minutes]

Presentation 2 “Public Participation and the United Nations Decade of Biodiversity - the Example of Japan”
Makiko Imai (IUCN Japan Committee/Member of Commission on Education and Communication of IUCN)
[Archived Video-18 minutes];[Archived Audio-18 minutes]
Discussion
[Archived Video-21 minutes];[Archived Audio-21 minutes]

Presentation 3 “Public Participation in Environmental Matters: A Government’s Perspectives on Public Engagement with Biodiversity”
Naohisa Okuda (Director, Global Biodiversity Strategy Office, Nature Conservation Bueau, Ministy of the Environment, Japan)
[Archived Video-29 minutes];[Archived Audio-29 minutes]
Discussion
[Archived Video-8 minutes];[Archived Audio-8 minutes]

Presentation 4 “Public Participation on the example of land-sea reclamation projects: Case studies from Japan, China and the Philippines”
Jue Yang (Researcher, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Tohoku University)
Volker Mauerhofer (Senior Research Fellow, UNU-IAS)
[Archived Video-23 minutes];[Archived Audio-23 minutes]
Discussion
[Archived Video-8 minutes];[Archived Audio-8 minutes]

Presentation 5 “Public Participation in the Japanese Traffic Planning System”
Kumiko Taniuchi (Appointed Researcher, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University)
[Archived Video-21 minutes];[Archived Audio-21 minutes]
Discussion
[Archived Video-8 minutes];[Archived Audio-8 minutes]

Presentation 6 “Public Participation from a NGO’s perspective: The Case of the Nagara River Wire Gate"
Miori Aoyama (Special Committee of Aichi Prefecture to restore estuary of Nagara River)
[Archived Video-25 minutes];[Archived Audio-25 minutes]
Discussion
[Archived Video-11 minutes];[Archived Audio-11 minutes]

Presentation 7 “Environmental Information and Its Distribution: Experiences from the WorldBank”
Tomoyuki Naito (Manager, Tokyo Development Learning Center (TDLC), The World Bank)
[Archived Video-18 minutes];[Archived Audio-18 minutes]
Discussion
[Archived Video-8 minutes];[Archived Audio-8 minutes]

Concluding Session
[Archived Video-4 minutes]

18 March 2013
The New Commons: Matching the Mis-Matches

Opening Remarks and Introduction by Prof. Govindan Parayil, UN University Vice-Rector and UNU-IAS Director

 [Archived Video3 minutes]; 

The New Commons: Matching the Mis-Matches by Anantha Duraiappah (Executive Director, UNU-IHDP)

 [Archived Video51 minutes];  [Archived Audio51 minutes]

Comments from Discussant
 [ Archived Video
13 minutes];  [ Archived Audio13 minutes]


Q&A
 [ Archived Video
33 minutes];  [ Archived Audio33 minutes]

15 March 2013
Postdoctoral Fellow’s Final Presentations 2013 (15 March 2013)

Opening Remarks by Dr. Jose Puppim de Oliveira, Assistant Director of UNU-IAS

 [Archived Video3 minutes]; 

Biofuel and Energy in Africa by Lisa Lee (JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellow)

 [Archived Video32 minutes];  [Archived Audio32 minutes]

Discussion
 [Archived Video
21 minutes];  [Archived Audio21 minutes]

14 March 2013
RCEs on Sustainable Development beyond 2014

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

 [Archived Video3 minutes]; 

Regional Centres of Expertise on Sustainable Development beyond 2014: To Know Risk and Strengthen Awareness of and Resilience to Disasters by Hans van Ginkel (Former UNU Rector)

 [Archived Video54 minutes];  [Archived Audio54 minutes]

Discussion
 [Archived Video
30 minutes];  [Archived Audio30 minutes]

19 February 2013
Combating poaching in Kenya with advanced technology

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

 [Archived Video1 minutes]; 

Using High Resolution Satellite Imagery, Mathematical Modeling and UAVs to Combat Poaching in Kenya by Thomas H. Snitch (College of Computing, Mathematical and Natural Sciences, University of Maryland)

 [Archived Video28 minutes];  [Archived Audio28 minutes]

Discussion
 [Archived Video
58 minutes];  [Archived Audio58 minutes]

13 February 2013
Postdoctoral Fellows’ Final Presentations 2013

Opening Remarks by Mr. Kazuhiko Takemoto, Director of UNU-IAS Operating Unit Ishikawa/Kanazawa

 [Archived Video1 minutes]; 

Dynamic Conservation of Agricultural Ecosystem and Sustainable Use of Agricultural Resources under the Global Framework of Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) - A Case Study in Noto Peninsula, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. by Bixia Chen (UNU-IAS OUIK Postdoctoral Fellow)

 [Archived Video22 minutes];  [Archived Audio22 minutes]

Discussion
 [Archived Video
30 minutes];  [Archived Audio30 minutes]

1 February 2013
Urban Wetlands: Challenges and Opportunities

Opening Remarks by Dr. Jose Puppim de Oliveira, Assistant Director of UNU-IAS

 [Archived Video10 minutes]; 

Urban Wetlands: Challenges and Opportunities by Mr. Rey Aguinaldo (Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Philippines)

 [Archived Video21 minutes];  [Archived Audio21 minutes]

Discussion
 [Archived Video
1 hour and 4 minutes];  [Archived Audio1 hour and 4 minutes]

24 January 2013
Evolving Sustainability Practices in UNESCO Biosphere Reserves

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

 [Archived Video3 minutes]; 

Learning to Learn: Evolving Sustainability Practices in UNESCO Biosphere Reserves by Dr. Maureen Reed (Professor, University of Saskatchewan)

 [Archived Video32 minutes];  [Archived Audio32 minutes]

Discussion
 [Archived Video
26 minutes];  [Archived Audio26 minutes]

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