Kazuhiko Takemoto

Director, UNU-IAS

Prof. Kazuhiko Takemoto is Director of the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS).

He is concurrently a Project Professor of the University of Tokyo, Integrated Research System for Sustainability Science (IR3S), and Executive Secretary of Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) Japan. Prior to joining UNU, he developed policies on international environmental cooperation and global environment, and climate change and bio-diversity in particular as Vice-Minister for Global Environment Affairs and as a Director-General of the Environmental Management Bureau. He served for CBD/COP10 as its Alternate President, OECD/EPOC as Vice Chair and UNFCCC/COP3 as Special Assistant to its President. He is a Council Member of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA).

Kazuhiko Takemoto is moderating the following WCEF2018 session:

Mon 22 October at 14:30 : Building a Sound-Material Cycle Society: Learnings from Japan


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