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  • The 6th International Symposium on International Development and Peace through Sport

    12 15, 2018

    The 6th International Symposium on International Development and Peace through Sport will be held on 15th December to share insights and build networks in the field of Development and Peace through Sport/Sport for Development and Peace.

    In this symposium, we will discuss “How sport can contribute to achieve SDGs?” from different perspectives: Gender, People with Disability and Environment from practical and academic perspective.

    Date / Time December 15 (Sat.), 2018, 10:00-16:30 (Registration starts at 9:30)
    Venue Tokyo Campus Room 134, University of Tsukuba (3-29-1, Otsuka, Bunkyo-ku, 112-0012 Tokyo)
    Access 5 minutes by walk from the Exit1, Myogadani station, Marunouchi Line.
    Please see the Access to Tokyo Campus.
    Program opening remarks(10:00-10:05)
    Dr. Maarten van Bottenburg(Utrecht University)
    "Promises, Problems and Complexities: the contribution of sport to sustainable development goals"

    Presentation(10:40-12:10)
    - Ms. Sneh Gupta (Indiability)
    "Mixed Ability Events: From Discrimination to Inclusion"
    - Mr. Haruki Sawada(Green Sports Alliance Japan )
    "It is SPORT who leads sustainability and innovation from now on"
    - Dr. Holly Thorpe (University of Waikato)
    "The Power and potential of action sports for gender development"

    Panel Discussion(13:10-13:55)
    "Cross-cutting issues and approaches to achieve SDGs through sport"

    Young Researcher’s Presentations (13:55-14:20)

    Workshop (14:50-16:25)
    On project to achieve SDGs through sport

    Closing Speech(16:25-16:30)
    Dr. Yasushi Honda ( Chair of Joint Master's program in International Development and Peace through Sport)
    Registration Registration is free. Please access http://tkjids.taiiku.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/ for registration and inquiries.
    Language Japanese/English(Interpretation will be provided except workshop)
    Contact Researcher Mai Sakaguchi, Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences, University of Tsukuba
    Email:sakaguchi.mai.gt#@#u.tsukuba.ac.jp
    (Remove "#" from the above e-mail address before sending mail.)
    phone/facsimile: 029-853-8765


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