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GSID seminars in the academic year 2007

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Seminar on Special Assistance for Rural Development

Date and Time: Feb. 5, Tuesday, 16:30-18:30
Place: GSID 8F, 1st conference room
Language: Japanese

International Workshop and Symposium for Promoting ESD (Education for Sustainable Development): Considering the Future of Earth from the Global Citizen's Perspective

Organized by the Graduate School of International Development & Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University
Co-organized by the Ministry of Science and Education, Nagoya Environmental School & Chubu University
Date:10:00-12:30 Workshop & 13:45 Conference, Sunday February 3, 2008
    Place:Graduate School of Environmental Studies 3F 314
Place:Workshop: Conference Room No. 2, (2F) Environmental Studies School, Nagoya University
    Conference: Conference Hall, Noyori Memorial Hall, Nagoya University

Details of Program
Map & Registration Form

Seats still available (as of Jan. 28)

Semimar on FDI and Vietnamese Economy
We will hold a special seminar as follows, funded by Grant in Aid for Scientific Reasearch by JSPS.

Speaker: Dr Le Anh Viet (Ministry of Planning and Investment, Vietnam)
Tiltle: FDI and Poverty Reduction in Vietnam
Time & date: 13:00-14:30, January 31 (Thursday), 2008
Vuenue: No.1 Conference room, GSID (8F)

GSID Seminar by a Visiting Scholar

Topic: "New Technology and Emergence of Markets: Evidence from NERICA rice in Uganda"
Speaker: Dr. Yoko Kijima, Associate Professor, Tsukuba University
Date and Time: Jan. 25th, Friday, 16:30-18:00
Venue: GSID 8F, 1st conference room

【Cancelled】Studies of TICAD-Africa in Nagoya Special Symposium # 2 —Inviting the Botswanan Ambassador—

This lecture was cancelled because the President of Botswana will come toJapan for the arrangements for TICAD IV.Therefore the guest speaker will not be available due to this unavoidable reason.

Guest Speaker:Oscar Motswagae (Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to Japan,Republic of Botswana)
Date: 25th January 2008 (Fri) 13:00 -14:40
Venue:Graduate School of International Development
Contents of program
  1. Brief overview of Republic of Botswana
  2. Economic Development in Republic of Botswana Diamond and FDI (Foreign Direct Investment)
  3. Social Development in Republic of Botswana Measure to HIV/AIDS issue
  4. Relationship between Japan and Republic of Botswana
  5. Question and Answer session
Language: English
This lecture is joint hosting with JSPS Grant-in-aid for Scientific Research
‘Building interdisciplinary Development Studies:the Case Study in Poverty Reduction Policies’
(Research Director:Prof. Hirotsune Kimura).

This event is cooperating with TCSF (TICAD Civil Society Forum) Ambassador Relay Lecture Series.

GSID Special Seminar on Development Finance
Title: Capital Markets and Investment Management in Latin America: Achievements and Challenges - Financial Markets and Macroeonomic Development policy -
Speaker: Ms. Sayuri Kuwabara, Director, Latin America Department, JCIF
Date: Dec. 6th, 2007
Time: 13:00-14:30
Venue: GSID 8F, Conference room #1
Language: English

The World Bank TV conference on Fall 2007 Development Committee
Topic: Title: Fall 2007 Development Committee Outcomes
Speaker: Mr. Kiyoshi Kodera, Executive Secretary, Development Committee
Discussant: Ms. Izumi Ohno, Professor, GRIPS
Followed by Q&A
Date and Time: Tuesday, Nov. 20, GSID 8F Conference Room No.1 (Time: 14:00-16:00).
Language: Japanese/English (Simultaneous Interpretation will be provided).
For more details, please visit the below site.

GSID International Seminar: Building Interdisciplinary Development Studies through Poverty Reduction Case
Detailed schedule you can get
Time: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday. October 31 and 1 pm to 4 pm, November 1, 2007
Place: Auditorium, 8th Floor, GSID building
Language: English
For inquiries:

GSID Seminar: Foreign Residents in Japan: Existing Condition and Challenges
Lecturer: Dr. BUI CHI TRUNG
(Visiting Scholar, Department of International Cooperation, Graduate School of International Development)
(Professor, Aichi-Shukutoku University)
Time: 6:10 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday. September 25, 2007
Place: 1st Conference Room, 8th Floor, GSID
Language: English
For inquiries:

GSID Public Lecture: Writing for Scholary Publication in English
Topic: Writing for Scholary Publication in English
Lecturer: Dr. Paul Kei Matsuda
(Visiting Scholar, Department of International Communication,Graduate School of International Development)
(Associate Professor, Arizona State University)
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Sat. September, 22, 2007
Place: Room 807, 8th Floor, GSID
For inquiries:

Career Development Seminar for the people who are seeking Jobs in International Development and Cooperation
Date: Thursday, 26th July 2007, 15:00-17:30(Open 14:30)
Venue: The Auditorium, 8th Floor of GSID Building
Access: Meijyo Line, Nagoya Daiagku Station, Exit 1. (MAP)
Registration: Not required
Language: English

Mr. Koichi Omori (Communications Officer, Tokyo Office, The World Bank)
Mr. Shinichi Mori (Representative of Consultant-International Management Group)
Mr. Satoru Matsumoto (Representative of NGO-Mekong Watch)

(A) Open the doors(14:30-15:00)
(B) Start, Greeting from dean(15:00-15:05)
(C) Announcement about this seminar(15:05-15:10)
(D) Session 1 : Lecture, 3 persons × 20minutes
Q and A, 3persons ×5 minutes(15:10-16:25)
Lecturers will mainly talk about
・current work
・career building
・to what points have they been concerned to built their career
・the important point to work in development field
・passion to their work (or international cooperation) 
(E) Break(16:25-16:40)
(F) Session 2:Open Discussion at the individual boothes(16:40-17:25)
(G) Summary(17:25-17:30)
(H) Close

For inquiries:

GSID Seminar
Date: June 22(Fri), 2007, 2:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Venue: GSID 1st Meeting Room (8F)

Speaker I: Dr. Masako Ishii (associate professor, Osaka University, anthropologist)
Topic: Understanding the Local Society in Project Implementation: The Case of Emergency and Reconstruction Assistance in Aceh (a project of Peace Winds in Meulabo)

Speaker II: Dr. Nagafuchi (Professor, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Anthropologist)
Topic: Project Assessment and Sponsorship: A case in Makassar,Indonesia

*The seminar will be held in English. Open to the public.
For inquiries: Please contact Atsuko Ohashi (ext. 4980)

TV conference/Special lecture on "An East Asian Renaissance: Ideas for Economic Growth" with the World Bank, Tokyo Office

Topic:An East Asian Renaissance: Ideas for Economic Growth
Speakers: Homi Karas, Former Chief Economist for East Asia and Pacific Region, The World Bank and Indermit Gill, Sector Manager for Poverty Reduction and Economic Management, East Asia and Pacific Region, The World Bank
Yoshio Okubo, Japan Foundation, Former Executive Director for Japan at The World Bank, and Hisanobu Shishido, Professor at Hitotsubashi University, Formerly with IMF
Date and Time: June 12, Tuesday, 10:00-12:00
Place: GSID, 8F 1st conference room
Language: English

TV conference/Special lecture on Global Development Finance 2007 with the World Bank, Tokyo Office

Topic: Global Development Finance 2007
Speakers: Hans Timmer, Manager, Global Trends, in the World Bank's Development Prospects Group, and Douglas Hostland, Senior Economist with the Development Prospects Group
Date/Time: June 7, Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-1p.m.
Place: GSID, 8F 1st conference room
Language: English

TV conference with the World Bank Tokyo office

Topic: the 2007 Global Monitoring Report: Confronting the Challenges of Gender Equality and Fragile States
Date/Time: May 25, Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Place: GSID, 8F 1st conference room
Language: English
Download conference documents and handouts from the following section.
(Power Point file to be used)
(English News Release)
(Japanese Press Release)
(2007 Global Monitoring Report)

Special lecture on World Development Report 2007

TV conference organized by the World Bank, Tokyo office.

Topic: World Development Report 2007 "Development and the Next Generation"
Speaker: Emmanuel Y. Jimenez, Director, World Development Report 2007 and Director, Human Development (Education, Health, Nutrition and Population), East Asia and Pacific Region, World Bank
Date/Time: May 11, Friday, 9:00 a.m. -10:30 a.m.
Place: GSID, 8F 1st conference room
Language: English

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