Professor, Integrated Research System for Sustainability Science (IR3S),
The University of Tokyo
Yukari Takamura specialises in international law and environmental law.
Her research focuses on legal and governance issues surrounding environmental agreements and seeking how these agreements could effectively tackle global environmental issues while accommodating imminent social and development needs. She serves as member of governmental advisory bodies, among others, Science Council of Japan, Central Environmental Council, and Procurement Price Calculation Committee for Feed-in Tariff Scheme for Renewable Energy. She also serves as one of 10 experts in the expert meeting established under the Prime Minister to develop Japan’s long-term strategy for de-carbonisation. In addition to a long-time collaboration with UNEP, she serves as member of Advisory Group on Climate Change and Sustainable Development of ADB.
Yukari Takamura is moderating the following WCEF2018 sessions:
Mon 22 October at 12:00 : WCEF2018 Grand Opening: Circular Visions towards 2050
Mon 22 October at 16:30 : Social, Environmental and Economic Benefits from Circular Economy in Developing Countries
Tue 23 October at 9:00 : Enabling Circular Lifestyles and Consumer Solutions
Tue 23 October at 16:00 : WCEF2018 Grand Finale: Commitments and International Co-operation for the Circular Economy