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2016 is the "International Year of Global Understanding" (IYGU).
In Japan, we are conducting activities for building a "bridge between the everyday actions and global thinking", being headquartered in Hiroshima University.

NEWS & TOPICS
2017.5.13
NEW!! RIHN Newsletter was published.
2016.12.22
IYGU Newsletter #6 was published.
In this newsletter, "4th Taoyaka International Symposium and "Academic forum organized by the Science Council of Japan are introduced.
2016.12.15
<Ended> "The 8th INDAS International Conference: Toward Sustainable Development of India and South Asia" will be held at Inamori Foundation Memorial Hall, Kyoto University on December 17 and 18. This is an international conference on the theme of sustainable development in South Asia. It is based on the "South Asian Area Studies" project of National Institutes for the Humanities. Click here for details, Japanese version only.
2016.11.17
<Ended> Prof.Benno Werlen, IYGU's Exective Director will hold a lecture at Hiroshima University on November 29th. Professor Werlen is a famous person in geography theory. Click here for details.
2016.11.17
<Ended> Re-announcement of the Academic Forum sponsored by the Science Council of Japan. Those who wish to attend, please register.
2016 December 3, 13:00 to 17:00 at the Science Council of Japan auditorium. Click here for details, Japanese version only.
2016.11.14
<Ended> The 4th TAOYAKA Program International Symposium "On-site Education for Global Understanding: Graduate School Programs and IYGU2016" will be held at Library Hall, Central Library, Hiroshima University on Monday, November 28. Click here for details.
2016.11.14
It has released the activity report "The 26th Asahikawa Children's Environmental Map Contest".
2016.11.10
<Ended> The 5th Symposium "Economic and Environmental Conservation of Asia and Oceania Thinking from International Exchange" will be held at Osaka city on Monday, November 21. Click here for details, Japanese version only.
2016.11.8
<Ended> UNESCO consortium ESD workshop in Hiroshima University: Future prospects of ESD will be held on Saturday, December 10. Click here for details, Japanese version only.
2016.11.7
<Ended> The Study Meeting of the Japanese Society for Geographical Sciences "Think about the wise use of wetlands: the various issues surrounding the use and preserve of nature" will be held at the Hiroshima University Higashi-Hiroshima campus on Saturday, November 26. Click here for details, Japanese version only.
2016.10.7
It has released the activity report "The 55th map and geography Exhibition".
2016.9.29
It has released the activity report "The 33rd International Geography Conference (IGC)".
2016.9.29
<Ended> Directly related to the IYGU2016, the academic forum organized by Science Council of Japan will be held as follows.
2016 December 3, 13:00 to 17:00 at the Science Council of Japan auditorium. Click here for details, Japanese version only.
2016.9.23
<Ended> Public lecture entitled "The Future of the ESD and geography education" was held in The Study Meeting of the AJG Fall 2016, professor Yoshimichi Yui, Co-Director of the IYGU Regional Action Center for Japan will be talk about the "cooperation of IYGU and (International Years of Global Understanding) and ESD" . October 1, from 13:30, venue Tohoku University. Please visit the web site of the Association of Japanese Geographers Association of more information.
2016.9.7
Associate of Takashi Inoue (Sanyo girl's junior high and high school teacher) has been attended with students in 11th EMECS Conference. (Click here for details)
2016.8.29
International Geographical Congress (IGC) was held in Beijing, IYGU session was held at 16:30 to 18:00 of August 23. There are 5 announcement of, from Japan, was reported Mr.Himiyama and Mr.Okahashi. Also, professor Benno Werlen, Exective Director of IYGU 2016 has been talk about IYGU in Plenary Speech. Click here for details.
2016.8.22
<Ended> Academic lecture "Interdisciplinary approaches to Landscape studies: surveying methods using Lidar" (held on August 27, 2016) (Click here for details, Japanese version only)
2016.8.22
Added an activity report.
2016.8.9
3rd Hiroshima UNESCO ESD Award (Click here for details, Japanese version only)
2016.8.1
It has released the English version of the web site.
2016.8.1
<Ended> Hiroshima University Museum 7th HumHum gallery (held on August 6, 2016) (Click here for details(Japanese version only))
2016.7.14
<Ended> 2016 HINDAS 2nd Regular Seminar (held on July 30, 2016) (Click here for details)
2016.6.27
<Ended> The 55th map and geography Exhibition (held on September 10-24, 2016) (Click here for details, Japanese version only)
2016.6.27
<Ended> 2016 UNESCO consortium ESD workshop in Hiroshima University (held on August 5, 2016) (Click here for details, Japanese version only)
2016.6.14
<Ended> The 26th Asahikawa Children's Enviromental Map Contest (Exhibition works in Asahikawa City Science Museum "Saiparu" on October 22 to 23, 2016) posters and overview of event(English/Japanese)
2016.6.14
Students who are members of the geography and history club of the Sanyo Gir's High school made analysis and were engaged in the recovery work of the seabed garbage in Asakuchi City off the coast that has continued since 2008. Sanyo newspaper article(PDF,Jaoanese version only)
2016.6.11-12
<Ended>The Second Annual Open Dialogue between Six Universities (Click here for details)
2016.6.6
It has released the web site.
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