Parallel Event

Roundtable on Building Education and Research Capacity in Africa: How to Support Young Researchers for Sustainable Development

As a side event of the GRC Annual Meeting, the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) will, in collaboration with JSPS and National Research Foundation (NRF), South Africa, hold a roundtable discussion on “Building Education and Research Capacity in Africa: How to Support Young Researchers for Sustainable Development” in parallel with the Global Symposium on Scientific Breakthroughs.
It will provide an open and informal platform for exchanging views on this issue of critical importance to the GRC—that is, on how to promote capacity building particularly among young researchers, especially in Africa. The outcomes of this discussion will be also reported at the GRC Annual Meeting.

Date and Time May 26 (Tue), 2015, 12:45 – 15:00
Venue Hotel Okura Tokyo South Wing, B2F, Ascot Hall I
(2-10-4 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0001, Japan)
Please register via the below website.
URL: http://ias.unu.edu/en/events/upcoming/roundtable-on-building-education-and-research-capacity-in-africa.html#overview