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Please join us in an interactive Forum highlighting Japanese leadership initiatives promoting the SDGs

2018 Forum for Implementation of the SDGs

31 May 2018, 3pm – 6pm, Conference Room 6, UNHQ

To make an active contribution toward advancing SDGs, it is important to promote the SDGs in the context of each country's specific culture and customs. The FOUNAP is highlighting Japanese leadership initiatives in promoting the SDGs, with focus on three related topics:

  • Promoting the SDGs at a municipal level;

  • Business and technology leadership;

  • Promoting women’s empowerment in the workplace and society.

Organized by FOUNAP (Friends of the UN Asia Pacific)

Co-Organized by WFMYF (World Federalist Movement Youth Forum)

Supported by UNOP

RSVP by May 28th.

Attending dignitaries from Japan:

Panel #1 – Promoting the SDGs in Japan’s Municipalities

  • Mr. Nobuhiro Tanabe, Mayor of Shizuoka City

  • Mr. Hyakuo Makino, Mayor of Sabae City

  • Mr. Masao Uchibori, Governor of Fukushima

Panel #2 – Business and Technology Leadership for the SDGs

  • Mr. Takuji Otsu / Attorney, Executive Director of FOUNAP SDGs Promoting Committee

  • Mr. Yoshio Yamada, President of Techinican Co., Ltd.

Panel #3 – Promoting Women’s Empowerment in the workplace and society

  • Mr. Osamu Kawamura , President of Chanson Cosmetic

  • Mr. Noriyoshi Murakami, President & Executive Producer of TGC

  • Ms. Mayuko Saeki, Manager of Integrated Business of KIREIMO

  • Mr. Junji Torigoe, Representative director of SAGAMIYA FOODS Inc.

Each panel will be moderated by high level UN officials corresponding to panel topics

Closing - A Cultural Message for All:

Children’s Chorus from Fukushima Prefecture


If you do not have a UN Grounds Pass

If you do not have a UN grounds pass, on May 31st, the day of the event, please come to the UN Visitors Entrance (46th Street and 1st Avenue) between 2:00 pm to 3:00 PM.

Please bring a photo document (passport or driver’s license) and meet a FOUNAP volunteer who will distribute UN passes and guide participants to Conference Room 6.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Suzanne Harvey

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