The Arctic as the field of SDGs
Organized by: Japanese Government 5. September 2017
Regarding the SDGs of the United Nations, its essence is well represented in the following three sustainability.
- Environmental sustainability
- Social-Economic sustainability
- Human community sustainability
As an example of activities in terms of the natural sciences and humanities that Japan conducts in the Arctic region toward
And we accept renowned researchers outside of Japan to this session.
They will give comments concerning Japan’s scientific activities and Arctic societal benefits (Especially the importance of
- Hiroyasu Hasumi; Professor, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo: Prediction and predictability of the Arctic climate
- Natsuhiko Otsuka; Professor, Arctic Research Center, Hokkaido University: Navigability and economic feasibility of Arctic shipping
- Hiroki Takakura; Professor, Center for Northeast Asian Studies, Tohoku University: Permafrost and culture dynamics in Siberia
- Larry Hinzman; Vice Chancellor for Research, University of Alaska Fairbanks
- Jeremy P. Wilkinson; Senior scientist British Antarctic Survey