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Updated:October 31, 2022

13th Ceremony & Symposium

The 13th Earth Hall of Fame KYOTO Commendation Ceremony was held on Nov.14th, 2022.

The Earth Hall of Fame KYOTO Commendation Ceremony & The Earth Forum Kyoto

Date : Monday, November 14th, 2022 1:00 p.m. - 1:40 p.m.
Venue : Kyoto International Conference Center, Annex Hall (Takaragaike, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City)
Program :
 > Opening
 > Award ceremony
 > Commemorative speech

[Inductees]
Johan Rockstrom
Johan Rockström(Born in 1965), Sweden
(Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research)

Dr. Rockström et al. proposed the idea “planetary boundaries” that, by identifying planetary boundaries within which humanity can continue to develop and thrive for generations to come, we can avoid changes that would prove catastrophic for humanity, and asserted the importance of understanding where the tipping points of such changes lie.

Murakami Kazue
Murakami Kazue (Born in1940), Japan
(Representative of the Association pour la cooperation Et l’autogestion Rurale en Afrique de l’ouest (CARA)(Association for the Cooperation and Rural Self-support in West Africa))

In rural areas of West Africa suffering from desertification, disease, and poverty, there has been a continued practice of activities (public health, environmental conservation, educational activities, etc.) that supports a sustainable society which strikes a balance between the local environment and the people's livelihoods on a local level, all the while maintaining a close proximity to the local people.

Nishioka Syuzo
Nishioka Shuzo (Born in 1939), Japan
(Senior Research Advisor of the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies)

With his 30 year’s experiences in IPCC and UNEP etc., he dedicated his career to building scientific bases of climate policy in Japan as well as globally, especially in Asian countries. His devotion for establishing the International Research Network for Low Carbon Societies (LCS-RNet) Japan insisted in the Toyako G8 Summit, promoted international cooperation in global environmental research.

The Earth Forum Kyoto

Date : Monday, November 14th, 2022 10:00 a.m. - 4:40 p.m.
Venue : Kyoto International Conference Center, Annex Hall (Takaragaike, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City)
Program :

 > Program 1: Panel Discussion 10:00 a.m – 12:00 p.m.

“Companies tackling the realization of global environmental protection and a decarbonized society”

 > Program 2: Commemorative Lecture

・Johan Rockstrom (Video Message)
・Murakami Kazue
・Nishioka Shuzo

 > Program 3: Panel Discussion

~ What can we actually do now that we realize the limits of the Earth? ~

<<Panelists>>

Yamagiwa Juichi
Yamagiwa Juichi
Director-General of the Research Institute for Humanity and Nature
Born in 1952, Tokyo. Served as Kyoto University’s 26th President until 2020
Expert in the study of human evolution
Engaged in social ecological research on wild Japanese monkeys in Yakushima Island and wild gorillas in several African countries
Currently serves as Director-General of the Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, and is also a member of the Central Council of the Ministry of the Environment

<<Coordinator>>

Kuniya Hiroko
Kuniya Hiroko
Journalist
Born in Osaka. Anchor of NHK's “Today’s Close-Up” for 23 years from 1993
Since 2016, she has been covering and raising awareness of the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals)
Currently serves as a trustee of Tokyo University of the Arts and as a board member of the Renewable Energy Institute

 

 > Program 4: Talk session

Talk session between senior high school students in Kyoto Prefecture and Ms. MURAKAMI Kazue and Dr. NISHIOKA Shuzo

Five senior high school students from the Prefecture who deepened their knowledge through three study sessions given by experts on climate change and have worked on creating various video messages are scheduled to speak at the conference.

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