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Hiroshima for Global Peace

Hiroshima Business Forum for Global Peace2020 Hiroshima Business Forum for Global Peace (August 8, Online Forum)

How we can proactively achieve “Peace” leveraging SDGs in the post COVID-19 world

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The forum is held to connect business sectors and its people to peace. We will discuss the relation between business and building peace toward peaceful world without nuclear weapons. In this year, we will hold the online forum.

Forum Overview

  1. Date: August 8, 2020 (Sat) 10:00-18:20(JST)
  2. Online Forum (We will send more information later to participants)
  3. Organize by Hiroshima Peace Promotion Network
  4. Deadline to register: August 5 (Thu), 2020 (JST)
  5. Theme: How we can proactively achieve “Peace” leveraging SDGs in the post COVID-19 world
  6. Program

The more information will be updated once it is decided.

Japanese-English Simultaneous Translation

  • Opening Ceremony: YUZAKI Hidehiko, Governor of Hiroshima Prefecture
  • Keynote Lecture: KOBAYASHI Yoshimitsu, Director of the Board, Chairperson of Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation
  • Session

・Session 1: Global economy and disparity issues during-COVID-19/post-COVID-19

・Session 2: Threats to peace from excessive industrialization/urbanization and climate changes, particularly with pandemic impact (during/post COVID-19)

・Session 3: The role of local governments in global society – Building peace through education and diplomacy (during/post COVID-19)

・Special Session:”Human Security” and “Peace x Business x SDGs” during-COVID-19/post-COVID-19

・Lecture by Jacques Attali, President of Positive Planet

・ Plenary Panel : Announcement of “2020 Hiroshima Declaration”

Panelist

Opening Ceremony

広島県知事

YUZAKI Hidehiko (Governor, Hiroshima Prefecture)

Keynote Lecture

KOBAYASHI Yoshimitsu (Director of the Board and Chairperson, Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation )

Session

Session 1:Global economy and disparity issues during-COVID-19/post-COVID-19

 

 

 

 

 

Moderator: MITACHI Takashi
(Senior Advisor, The Boston Consulting Group K.K.)

ICHIKAWA Akira
(Chairman of the Board and Representative Director, Sumitomo Forestry Co., Ltd.)

Kathy MATSUI
(Vice Chair, Goldman Sachs Japan Co. Ltd.)

MIZUNO Hiromich
(Member of the board of PRI (Principles for Responsible Investment) Association/ Special Advisor to Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)/ External board member Tesla, Inc.)

NISHIMURA Yasutoshi
(Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy/ Minister in charge Economic Revitalization/ Minister in charge of the Trans-Pacific Partnership/ Minister in charge of Social Security Reform/ Minister in charge of Novel Coronavirus Disease Control)

Session 2:Threats to peace from excessive industrialization/urbanization and climate changes, particularly with pandemic impact (during/post COVID-19)

 

 

 

Video Message

KOIZUMI Shinjiro( The Minister of Environment)


Moderator: TAKEUCHI Sumiko
(Senior Fellow and Member of Board of Directors, International Environment and Economy Institute)

ARIMA Yoshiyuki
(Representative Japan, World Bank Treasury)

SASAKI Shigeki
(Executives Chairman, Hiroshima Association of Corporate/President, Otafuku Holdings Co.,Ltd.)

SUMI Shuzo
(Senior Executive Advisor , Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co.,Ltd.)

Session 3:The role of local governments in global society – Building peace through education and diplomacy (during/post COVID-19)

 

 

 

Moderator: SUEMATSU Minako
(Chairperson, Publisher and President The Japan Times, Ltd)

HIRAKAWA Rie
(Superintendent, Hiroshima Prefectural Board of Education)

IOKIBE Makoto
(Chancellor of Public University Corporation of the University of Hyogo)

KUMAGAI Toshihito
(Mayor of Chiba)

Nikhil SETH
(United Nations Assistant Secretary-General, Executive Director, UNITAR)

Lecture

ジャック・アタリ

 Jacques ATTALI (President, Positive Planet)

Special Session:: “Human Security” and “Peace x Business x SDGs”

 

 

 

ATAKA Kazuto
(Professor, Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, Keio University/Chief Strategy Officer, Yahoo Japan Corporation, JP)

KAWAGUCHI Yoriko
(Visiting Professor, Musashino University)

TAKASHIMA Makoto
(President and CEO, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation)

YUZAKI Hidehiko
(Governor, Hiroshima Prefecture)

Concluding Panel Discussion

Announcement of “2020 Hiroshima Declaration”

Kaji Yoshimitsu
(Cinnamon AI Chairman, Professor at GLOBIS Graduate School of Management, Kamakura-city Government advisor for SDGs and Smart City)

MITACHI Takashi
(Senior Advisor, The Boston Consulting Group K.K.)

YUZAKI Hidehiko
(Governor, Hiroshima Prefecture)

Supporting body

Office for Promotion of Overcoming Population Decline and Vitalization Local Economy in Japan,
Cabinet Office, Government of JAPAN

  

UNIC

Media Sponsor

Back Number

2019 World Business Conference for World Peace

2018 World Business Conference for World Peace

2017 World Business Conference for World Peace

2016 World Business Conference for World Peace

Conference Report in 2019

Inquiries about this page

Hiroshima Peace Promotion Network (Hiroshima Prefectural Office)

Street address:10-52, Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken, 730-8511

Tel:+81-(0)82-228-2111

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