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ISAP Open Session
Day 2 (27 June 2009)
Sessions on Individual Themes
Venue: Shonan Village Center (SVC) Auditorium (with simultaneous interpretation)
9:30-11:20
Towards Sustainable Consumption in Developing Asia: Challenges and Needs
Moderator: Monzurul Huq, a-Long-term Tokyo Correspondent of the Bangladeshi Daily Newspapers Daily Star and Prothom Alo
Panelists:
"Sustainable Consumption: The Challenge"  (113KB)
Sylvia Lorek, Head of Sustainable Consumption Research, Sustainable Europe Research Institute (SERI)
"Sufficiency Economy and Sustainable Consumption: Experiences of Thailand" (455KB)
Pattamawadee Pochanukool Suzuki, Associate Professor, Dean, Faculty of Economics, Thammasart University
"Towards Effective International Sustainable Consumption Policy: Beyond the Marrakech Process" (475KB)
Lewis Akenji, Researcher, Waste and Resources Project, IGES
"Sustainable Consumption in Asia: IGES' Current and Future Research" (153KB)
Magnus Bengtsson, Senior Policy Researcher, Waste and Resources Project, IGES
"Toward "Strong" Sustainable Consumption"  (421KB)
Maurie Cohen, Associate Professor, Associate Professor Graduate Program in Environmental Policy Studies, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Panel Discussion
11:20-11:30 Break
11:30-12:50
New Form of Multi-Stakeholder Partnership for Environmental Leadership Development towards Establishing Sustainable Asia
Moderator: Charmine Koda, Journalist
Panelists:
Japan's Case (National Level Network):
"Introduction of Environmental Consortium for Leadership Development (EcoLeaD)"  (188KB)
Ken Morishita, Secretary-General, Environmental Consortium for Leadership Development (EcoLeaD); IGES Fellow
Japan's Case (Local Network Building for Higher Education) : "Toward the Establishment of Chubu Consortium for Environmental Leaders Development"  (901KB)
Hidefumi Imura, Professor, Nagoya University
Thailand's Case: "Multi-stakeholders Partnership for Environmental Capacity Development: Perspectives from AIT" (1.7MB)
S. Kumar, Professor and Dean, School of Environment, Resources, and Development, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)
China's Case: "International Partnership Development for the International Master's Degree Program" (861KB)
Fengting Li, Professor, Vice Dean, College of Environmental Science and Engineering, UNEP-TONJI Institute of Environment for Sustainable Development
"Education for Sustainable Development Programme: ProSPER.Net Initiative"  (795KB)
Yoshihiro Natori, Senior Research Fellow, United Nations University
Itaru Yasui, Professor Emeritus, Tokyo University
Panel Discussion: Areas of Future Cooperation among Different Initiatives
12:50-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00
Do Economic Incentives Promote Sustainable Use of Groundwater?
Moderator: Monzurul Huq, a Long-term Tokyo Correspondent of the Bangladeshi Daily Newspapers Daily Star and Prothom Alo
Panelists:
"Discussion on Sustainable Groundwater Management in China" (268KB)
Jianqing Yang, Deputy Director, Centre for Groundwater Monitoring of Ministry of Water Resources of China
"Economic Instruments for (Ground) Water Management in Australia" (1.51MB)
Richard Hopkins, Chief Executive Officer, The International Centre of Excellence in Water Resources Management (ICE WaRM)
"Do Economic Incentives Promote Sustainable Use of Groundwater? Evidence from South Asia"  (624KB)
Aditi Mukherji, Researcher, Social Scientist, International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
"Groundwater Charges in Bangkok - A Case of Groundwater Management in Asian Cities"  (660KB)
Yatsuka, Kataoka, Project Manager, Freshwater Project, IGES
Panel Discussion
15:00-15:20 Coffee Break
15:20-17:20
Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity - Challenges and International Cooperation
Opening Remarks
Tsunao Watanabe, Director of the Biodiversity Policy Division, Nature Conservation Bureau, Ministry of the Environment, Japan
Keynote Remarks
"Rebuilding the Relationship between Human and Nature and CBD Post 2010 Target " (3.17MB)
Kazuhiko Takeuchi, Vice Rector of the United Nations University
Panel Discussion
Moderator: Charmine Koda, Journalist
Panelists:
"2010 Biodiversity Target: Key Aspects and Challenges" (440KB)
Zakri Abdul Hamid, Director, Centre for Global Sustainability Studies Universiti Sains Malaysia
"Road to Nagoya: the CBD, COP10 and Beyond" (790KB)
Ahmed Djoghlaf, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity
"Pursuing Indigenous Community of District Tharparkar, to Protect Wildlife" (827KB) Tanveer Arif, CEO, Society for Conservation and Protection of Environment (SCOPE)
"APFED Lessons and Findings on Biodiversity and Sustainable Development" (571KB)
Masanori Kobayashi, Coordinator, Programme Management Office, IGES
Discussant:
Cielito Habito, Professor and Director, Ateneo Center for Economic Research and Development
17:20-17:30 Break
17:30-18:00
Closing
ISAP Summary
Moderator: Hideyuki Mori, Vice-President, IGES
Mahesh Pradhan, Director, United Nations Environment Programme/Regional Resource Centre for Asia and the Pacific (UNEP/RRCAP)
Kazuhiko Takeuchi, Vice Rector of the United Nations University
S. Kumar, Professor and Dean, School of Environment, Resources and Development, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)
Closing Remarks
Hironori Hamanaka, Chair of the Board of Directors, IGES

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