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​Final Forum

1.Guest Speakers

Mr. Kohei Saito 

  • Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Osaka City University

    • Field of Specialization: Economic and Social thought

  • Ph. D. in Philosophy, Humboldt University of Berlin

  • Author of “Mirai he no Daibunnki.”, a collection of conversations with Markus Gabriel and others

  • In, 2018, his book “Before the Great Flood : Marx and the Planetary Metabolism, Horinouchi Publishing” won the prestigious “Deutscher Memorial Prize 2018”

  • In 2020, he was awarded the “Japan Prize for the Promotion of Science”

  • In 2021, his best-selling book “HitoShinSei-no-Shi-hon-ron” (Shueisha Shinsho) won the “New Book Award 2021” as the 1st place


Mr, Yukio Takasu

  • Chairman for NPO "Human Security" Forum

  • Special Advisor to the United Nations Secretary-General for Human Security

  • Vice President of the Japan Committee for UNICEF

  • Visiting Professor at Ritsumeikan University and Chubu University

  • Former Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations (Director-General for Administrative Management)

  • Former Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations (Ambassador to the United Nations)

  • Author of (NPO "Human Security" Forum) "National Data SDGs and Japan: Human Security Indicators for No One Left Behind" (Akashi Shoten, 2019)

  • In 2020, he was awarded the Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold and Silver Rays

2. This Year's Topics


2. NUCLEAR POLITICS: What We Can Do for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons

3. FOOD SECURITY: How the Global Government Should Sustainably Feed 8 Billion

4. MIGRANT LABORERS: Rethinking Migrant Labor Rights in The Pandemic

5. PARTICIPATORY URBAN PLANNING: Developing Inclusivity & Accessibility in the Globalized Cities


***For more information regarding each topic, please refer HERE.

3.  Event Outline

4. How to Join

1. Register from this link: 

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2. Join the Final Forum on 8/22 via the zoom link shared by the registration email:



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