JCI kanazawa conference 2018

2018/02/16-2018/02/18

Global Goals In Action

  • JCI Kanazawa Conference 2018【February 16 (Fri) - 18 (Sun) in 2018】|Global Goals in Action
    "Kanazawa Declaration"


    JCI World Conference Kanazawa was held in November 2015.
    JCI decided to adopt to work on SDGs in General Assembly .
    Since this declaration was adopted in Kanazawa, it is called the "Kanazawa Declaration".
  • Purpose


    The JCI Kanazawa Conference is an international conference where delegates from each country of the Asia-Pacific region participate. The conference will be held annually from 2016 to 2020. I hope it will be an opportunity to share global issues.

About SDGs

At the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit in September 2015 "Transforming our world: for sustainable development
2030 Agenda "was adopted. In the agenda for the prosperity of man and the earth 17 goals are listed. This 17 goal is called Sustainable Development Goals,
Generally called "SDGs".

Main programs

Special talks MORE

2.17 Saturday

Trends of the world
on SDGs promotion and about corporate efforts

Address:Akabane hall (2-1 Minamicho, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture)
Admission:fee 2,000yen
Speakers:Princess Nobuko、Marc Brian Lim (JCI President)、
      Yusuke Saraya (President of Saraya Corporation)
Coordinator:Prof. Tokutaro Hiramoto, Kanazawa Institute of Technology
For inquiries:JCI Kanazawa (TEL.076-232-3027)

Address:Akabane hall (2-1 Minamicho, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture)
Admission:fee 2,000yen
Speakers:Princess Tomohito of Mikasa、Marc Brian Lim (JCI President)、Yusuke Saraya (President of Saraya Corporation)
Coordinator:Prof. Tokutaro Hiramoto, Kanazawa Institute of Technology
For inquiries:JCI Kanazawa (TEL.076-232-3027)

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SDGs x Business MORE

2.17 Saturday

SDGs x Business SDGs Business Program

Address:Akabane hall (2-1 Minamicho, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture)

Speakers:Prof. Tokutaro Hiramoto, Kanazawa Institute of Technology
      United Nations University Sustainability Research Institute Japan International Cooperation Agency
For inquiries:JCI Kanazawa (TEL.076-232-3027)

Address:Akabane hall (2-1 Minamicho, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture)

Speakers:Prof. Tokutaro Hiramoto, Kanazawa Institute of Technology United Nations University Sustainability Research Institute Japan International Cooperation Agency
For inquiries:JCI Kanazawa (TEL.076-232-3027)

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SDGs x Movies

2.17 Saturday

SDGs x movies
Learn about SDGs

Address:Akabane hall (2-1 Minamicho, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture)
Title:~Fighting poverty is big business. But who profits the most?~
For inquiries:JCI Kanazawa (TEL.076-232-3027)

Address:Akabane hall (2-1 Minamicho, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture)
Title:~Fighting poverty is big business. But who profits the most?~
For inquiries:JCI Kanazawa (TEL.076-232-3027)

SDGs x Experience

2.18 Sunday

"Food" and "Experience" SDGs festival

Address:Akabane hall (2-1 Minamicho, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture)

Address:Akabane hall (2-1 Minamicho, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture)

SDGs x Comedy

2.18 Sunday

Okiri "What is SDGs?"

Address:Akabane hall (2-1 Minamicho, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture)
Free entrance.
No reservation required.

Address:Akabane hall (2-1 Minamicho, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture) Free entrance.
No reservation required.

Schedule of Program

Date Time Program Participants Venue
Feb 16th
(Fri)
18:00-18:50 Opening Ceremony JCI Members Akabane Hall 2F
19:00-20:00 Opening Reception JCI Members Akabane Hall 1F
(Koryu Hall)
Feb 17th
(Sat)
9:00-10:30 JCI Program ①
Mobilizing for the Global Goals
Sharing Knowledge for Advancing the Global Goals
JCI Members
Citizens
Akabane Hall 1F
(Koryu Hall)
14:00-15:50 JCI Kanazawa Program ① Special Speech
(Princess Tomohito of Mikasa, JCI President Marc Brian Lim, and bussiness persons)
JCI Members
Citizens
※Admission fee 2,000yen
Akabane Hall 2F
16:30-18:00 JCI Program ②
Taking Action, Measuring Impact
JCI Members Akabane Hall 1F
(Koryu Hall)
16:30-18:30 JCI Kanazawa Program ② Workshop "SDGs Business"
(Kanazawa Institute of Technology, United Nations University, and Japan International Cooperation gency)
Citizens
Akabane Hall 1F
(Koryu Hall)
19:00-21:00 Chairperson's Reception Guests Inveited Only
Shogyo-tei
21:30-23:30 Reuinion of International Academy JCI Members
puddle/social
DAY3
Feb 18th
(Sun)
9:00-10:30 JCI Program ③
Investing in the Global Goals
The Role of Business in Achieving the Global Goals
Learn about SDGs
JCI Members
Citizens
Akabane Hall 1F
(Koryu Hall)
10:00-11:40 JCI Kanazawa Program ④ Pre-Screening Party "Let's Start SDGs from Movie!"
Learn about SDGs
JCI Members
Citizens
Akabane Hall 2F
12:00-14:00 JCI Program ④ "SDGs Experience ~Food and Play~" JCI Members
Citizens
Akabane Hall 1F
(Koryu Hall)
14:00-16:00 JCI Program
Okiri "What is SDGs?"
JCI Members
Citizens
Akabane Hall 2F
16:10-17:00 JCI Program ⑤ JCI Members Akabane Hall 1F (Koryu Hall)

*Programs that citizens can participate in are displayed with a blue frame.

Contacts

JCI Kanazawa
ADSRESS 1-1-58, Nagamachi, Kanazawa city, Ishikawa, 920-0865

TEL +81-76-232-3027 FAX +81-76-232-3026

EMAIL info@kanazawa-jc.or.jp
*Registration fee:Free
*About accommodations and visa: •Please contact email info@kanazawa-jc.or.jp

Report

JCI Kanazawa Conference 2017
Conference report

The second JCI Kanazawa Conference was held based on the "Kanazawa Declaration" promising to collaborate with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) adopted by JCI in November 2015.
This year, Conference Session by NOM Presidents and other programs sponsored by JCI were held.
Delegates from each country gathered from the world as well as in Asia joined them and created opportunities to share their countries’ current situation for collaborate with UN SDGs and consider concrete actions in the future.

  • Official Press Conference

    JCI President Dawn Hetzel, JCI Executive Vice President for Asia and the Pacific Marc Brian Lim, JCI Secretary General Arrey Obenson, JCI Japan President Shogo Aoki and JCI Kanazawa President Yasuo Tsukamoto expressed their thoughts on this conference to many reporters.

  • Opening Ceremony

    After the appearance of each NOM Presidents spectacularly, we received words from Nobuko, Princess Tomohito of Mikasa. Then Governor of Ishikawa Prefecture Masanori Tanimoto, Mayor of Kanazawa City Yukitoshi Yamano gave us greetings. Finaly JCI Executive Vice President for Asia and the Pacific Marc Brian Lim gave us a welcoming greeting "Educations are not knowledge but actions" and then the Kanazawa Conference 2017 was opend.

  • Special Speech by Nobuko, Princess Tomohito of Mikasa
    Nobuko, Princess Tomohito of Mikasa

    Based on the theme of "Kanazawa tradition that I acquired and want to leave, the knowledge I want to convey", we received very warm words about Ishikawa Prefectures boast traditions of various crafts such as Kaga Yuzen and Ohi Yaki and Kanazawa’s splits that we are not aware in usual.

  • Conference Explanation Session by NOM Presidents

    We shared knowledge about the actions of UN SDGs toward the next day's NOM Presidential Conference.

  • Welcome party

    Domestic and international JCI members participate the welcome party after the opening ceremony, it started from "a toast with sake" and their communication warm up the party.

  • JCI Keynote Speech “Towards Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs
    Ms. Mai Kok (Chairman of the Asian Development Bank Youth Leadership Council)
    Ms. Kallayaphorn Jasmine Jaruphand (Coordinator of United Nations Asia Pacific Region)
    Mr. Ken-ichi Tomiyoshi (International Cooperation, Institutional Director) Senior Vice-President, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

    In the keynote lecture the experts gave us lectures on strategies formulation, method establishment and partnership tie-up promotion in youth's UN SDGs promotion campaign, and in the panel discussion they discuss the SDGs model for aiming to solve regional problems.

  • Break-up session

    JCI Secretary General Array Ovenson, the moderator promoted the break-up session on the theme of "Increasing awareness and involving local communities", Many JCI members from many counties participate this session. Through the presentation of Japan International Cooperation Agency(JICA) Masakatsu Komori and case presentations about each country’s challenges in groups works, many opinions came across.

  • Chairperson invitation reception

    Reception was held with chairman Marc inviting chairpersons of each country backing in the Japanese garden in winter. It was a night full of excitement involving domestic and foreign delegates.

  • Conference Session 1 by NOM Presidents

    Asia-Pacific region NOM presidential meeting was held on the 19th morning and afternoon in the two-part system. Sharing issues of each country has and Presidents are divided into four groups for discussion entitled "SWOT Analysis in the Asia-Pacific Region", a discussion between neighboring NOM Presidents, and confirmed again the direction that future JCI should go.

  • JCI Kanazawa Commemorative Forum 1 Message from the world
    ~ For hopeful tomorrow
    Mr. Yoichi Watanabe (battlefield photographer)

    It was a valuable lecture by Mr. Watanabe who visited the scene of the forefront where there are drastic changes over 130 countries around the world and witnessed the disaster caused by the tragedy of war and its following numerous negative chains. It was an opportunity to seriously face the SDGs goal 16 "Peace and justice to everyone" by seeing clear polite narrative and actual photographs.

  • JCI Kanazawa Commemorative Forum 2
    (SDGs Innovation)
    Moderator: Mr. Tokutaro Hiramoto (Lecturer at Kanazawa Institute of Technology)
    Panelist: Mr. Norihiko Kondo (Chairman and Representative Director of Kaihou Industry Co., Ltd.)
    Panelist: Mr. Tatsujiro Imura (Representative Kanazawa Daichi)

    Regarding efforts towards achieving UN SDGs from local cities, we held a panel discussion style forum by executives who are engaged in advanced activities. We got a comment on advanced business case about the business model connecting the UN SDGs, which is considered important by 97% of management, to solving regional problems.

  • JCI Japan Program

    From the UN Affairs Committee, presentations were given on three projects "JCI JAPAN SMILE by WATER Campaign", " JCI Japan UN Youth Ambassador " and "JCI Japan Global Youth Ambassador" tackled in 2017, the successive boys and girls ambassadors made presentations of what they learned from the experience of those days.

  • Farewell Party

    We shared the results at the JCI Kanazawa Conference 2017 and pledged to gather at Kanazawa, where the Kanazawa Declaration was adopted even after next year to promote UN SDGs in the future. Prior to opening, the dance of geiko was performed, and under the setup incorporating Japanese tradition, the opening speech by the Secretary General Array and the message from President Dawn which increase all participants momentum to tackle global bringing a wonderful finale.

Period: April 1st (Fri) - April 2 (Sat) 2016

Place: Kanazawa City Cultural Hall

Number of participants: 600 (JCI Member)

Participating countries: Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Mongolia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Macao, Nigeria, the United States, Ghana, Czech Republic, total 20 countries

JCI Kanazawa
Conference 2016

On September 2015,
“Transforming Our World:2030 Agenda
for Sustainable Development” was
adopted in the UN Sustainable
Development Summit.
This agenda sets the 17 Goals for prosperity of
both human and nature. The Goals are
called Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • Welcome Party

    NOM presidents, JCI officers and staffs celebrated the opening of JCI Kanazawa Conference. We invited Mr.Yamano, the Mayor of Kanazawa as a guest.

  • Keynote Speech 1
    Speaker
    Tetsuo Kondo
    (UNDP Tokyo Director)

    Tetsuo Kondo, a representative of gave a lecture on “UN SDGs” and “Problems of Asia and efforts toward solving the problem.

  • Introduce of TICAD

    Tshepo Thlaku, an Executive Vice President from South Africa introduced TICAD.

  • JCI Japan’s Program

    We introduced “JCI JAPAN SMILE by WATER Campaign” and “JCI JAPAN UN YOUTH AMBASSADOR”.

  • Keynote Speech 2
    Speaker
    Makoto Murase
    (Visiting Professor, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences,Toho University / CEO of Institute on SkyWater Harvesting)

    Makoto Murase, a guest professor of Toho University gave a lecture on the problem of drinking water in Asia and the support for it by using rainwater.

  • Break-up Session

    We made a discussion about the efforts to achieve UN SDGs by each countries.

  • Chairman Invitation Reception

    Opened a reception by Jennifer Gracey, an Executive Vice President from USA’s greeting.

  • NOM President Forum

    Committee was held by NOM Presidents in Asia. Naomi Chang, a Committee Member from Hong Kong introduced “Peace is Possible Campaign”.

  • Farewell Party

    Guests expressed appreciative words to JAPAN JC and Kanazawa JC as their hosts. They promised to meet again in Kanazawa for closing.

  • Wrap-up Session

    Paschal Dike, a President from Nigeria addressed the importance to step forward for achieving SDGs.

  • JCI Kanazawa Memorial Forum
    Speaker
    Misako Konno
    (Actress / UNDP Goodwill Ambassador)
    Speaker
    Tetsuo Kondo
    (UNDP Tokyo Director)

    Misako Konno, an actress and UNDP ambassador gave a lecture on her activity.

【Date】 2016 Apr. 1st (fri) - Apr. 2nd (sat) 【Place】 Kanazawa Bunka Hall 【Capacity】 600 people (JC members)

【Country】 Bangladesh, Cambodia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Nigeria, United States of America, South Africa, Cameroon, Macau

Sponsors

*Order by Japanese "alphabet"