"Think SDGs 2021" International Conference in Toyota ~Smart and Sustainable Communities with COVID-19~

6th March (Sat) 2021, 13:30 - 18:00

Toyota City of Japan will organize the “Think SDGs 2021” International Conference in Toyota: Smart and Sustainable Communities with COVID-19 on 6 March 2021, from 13:30-18:00 (JST) online, commemorating its 70th anniversary of municipal administration. How do we live in the world of a "new normal" with COVID-19? This conference focuses on Toyota City’s priority SDG fields (mobility, energy, and wellness) by introducing relevant cases in Japan and overseas together with various stakeholders. The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) is a supporting organization for this conference and a researcher from IGES will facilitate a panel discussion on the “Impact of COVID-19 on cities’ environment and energy policies” (16:45-17:45) with panelists from Grenoble Alpes Metropole (France), Derbyshire Country (England), Bandung City (Indonesia), Shah Alam City (Malaysia), and UNDESA. 

Event Details

Date
6th March (Sat) 2021, 13:30 - 18:00
Venue

Online

Organisers
Toyota City
Collaborators
United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD)
Supporters
Cabinet Office Japan
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Japan
経済産業省
Ministry of the Foreign Affairs Japan
愛知県
豊橋市
岡崎市
Languages
English – Japanese Simultaneous interpretation available
(Simultaneous interpretation)
Capacity
About 1,000
Fee
Free
Registration

English registration link
https://thinksdgs-toyota-eng.peatix.com/

Contact

Toyota Ecoful Town
Tel +81-565-77-5669 (9:00-17:00 JST closed on Mondays)
[email protected]

IGES Kitakyushu Urban Centre
Policy researcher
Junko Ota
[email protected]