2nd Open Seminar in 2011 "Education for Sustainable Development: Challenges and Possibilities of Education in Developing Countries"
|Date||30 May., 2011 15:30|
|Program||2nd Open Seminar in 2011
Date: 30 May, 2011 (Monday) 15:30 - 17:00
Venue: Main Conference Room, School of Agricultural Sciences, Nagoya University
Education for Sustainable Development: Challenges and Possibilities of Education in Developing Countries
Speaker : Dr. Yuto KITAMURA
(Associate Professor, Faculty of Human Sciences, Sophia University / ICCAE Visiting Professor)
Language : Japanese (PowerPoint : English)
It has been widely recognized that in many developing countries, education plays important roles in order to promote economic development and realize a sustainable society which pays special attention on various issues relating to human rights, environment, etc. In this open seminar, current challenges, required roles and future possibilities of education and human resource development in developing countries will be discussed with particular reference to the international efforts of promoting "Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)" which was proposed at the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2001.