FAO駐日連絡事務所 Liaison Office in Japan


==English follows Japanese.==



FAOは、国連が定める持続可能な開発目標(SDGs)の実施機関として国際的な重責を負い、とくに、2020年は国際植物防疫年(International Year of Plant Health:IYPH)を標榜し、世界の食料・農業に関わる課題に果敢に挑戦しています。本イベントでは、FAOが世界規模で取り組み、また、東京農工大学もFAOとの共同プロジェクト等を通じて携わっている、飢餓撲滅や栄養の改善、持続可能な農業について現状を理解し、課題と展望を語り合います。




■日時 2020年1月22日(水)18:00~19:45

※受付開始17:30 ※事前登録制

■会場 東京農工大学 府中キャンパス 農学部講堂(東京都府中市幸町3-5-8)

■プログラム ※日英同時通訳有り


18:00 開会挨拶 大野弘幸 東京農工大学長

      高林宏樹 外務省経済局経済安全保障課長 

      郷達也 農林水産省国際部国際機構グループ参事官

18:10 講演「飢餓をゼロに:世界の食料安全保障、栄養の改善、持続可能な農業の達成に向けて」
      ダニエル・グスタフソン FAO事務局次長

18:30 質疑応答

18:45 FAOと農工大によるガーナにおけるアグロフォレストリー共同プロジェクト紹介
      山田祐彰 東京農工大学教授


18:55 「FAOへの就職、インターンシップ、ボランティア」
      チャールズ・ボリコ FAO駐日連絡事務所長 


      中野美智子 外務省国際機関人事センター課長補佐

19:25 質疑応答

19:40 閉会挨拶 千葉一裕 東京農工大学農学研究院長 

■参加費 無料











国連食糧農業機関(FAO)駐日連絡事務所 Tel.: 045-222-1101  E-mail: FAO-Japan-Info@fao.org

東京農工大学イノベーション推進機構 Tel.: 042-367-5637 E-mail: innov@cc.tuat.ac.jp


Public event at the Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT):
Lecture by Mr Daniel Gustafson, FAO Deputy Director-General for Programmes, and Job Seminar on Careers at International Organizations

“Ending hunger: Achieving food security, improved nutrition
and sustainable agriculture in the world” 

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Liaison Office in Japan and the Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT) will hold a public event on 22 January 2020 on the occasion of the official visit of Mr Daniel Gustafson, FAO Deputy Director-General for Programmes, to Japan.

FAO is one of the leading agencies to monitor the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with the mandate of achieving global food security and zero hunger. During this event, FAO’s global initiatives to eradicate hunger and malnutrition and promote nutrition and sustainable agriculture will be introduced and discussed. A joint agroforestry project implemented in Ghana by FAO in collaboration with TUAT will also be introduced to illustrate the effective partnership between the two parties.

TUAT has focus research areas such as food, environment, energies and life science, and, as the first Japanese university that signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoU) with FAO, has been sending graduate students to work as interns at FAO during the past years. Based on the experience gained, a Job Seminar will also be organized as part of the programme to introduce FAO’s internship and volunteer opportunities as well as recruitment at FAO and other international organizations.

■Date and time: Wednesday, 22 January 2020, at 18:00 - 19:45 (doors open at 17:30)

■Venue: Auditorium of Faculty of Agriculture, Fuchu Campus, TUAT

■Participation: Free (maximum: 280 people)

■Registration: Please register from the following link by 17 January 2020 (at 12:00)*: https://forms.gle/E2bkVtUvgx2ymoHg7
*A confirmation email will be sent by TUAT after the noon of 21 January.

■Organizers: FAO Liaison Office in Japan / Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT)

■Support: Institute of Agriculture, TUAT

■Cooperation: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF)

■Language: English/Japanese (simultaneous interpretation)


Part I: Lecture

18:00 – 18:10 Opening remarks
                             Hiroyuki Ohno, President, TUAT
                             Hiroki Takabayashi, Director, Economic Security Division, Economic Affairs Bureau, MOFA
                             Tatsuya Go, Director, International Organizations Division, International Affairs Department, MAFF

18:10 – 18:30 Keynote lecture by Daniel Gustafson, FAO Deputy Director-General Programmes
                             “Ending hunger: Achieving food security, improved nutrition and sustainable agriculture in the world”

18:30 – 18:45 Questions and answers

18:45 – 18:55 Presentation: “Introduction of an FAO/TUAT agroforestry project in Ghana”
                             by Masaaki Yamada, Professor, TUAT

Part II: Job seminar

18:55 – 19:25 Presentations:
                          “Career at FAO and Internship and Volunteer opportunities”
                              by Charles Boliko, Director, FAO Liaison Office in Japan

                           “Talks by students who experienced internship at FAO”:
                              Ayako Miyazaki and Mohammad Mardanikorani, Ph.D. candidates, Department of Food and Energy
                              Systems Science, Graduate School of Bio-Applications and Systems Engineering, TUAT

                            “How to get employed at international organizations”
                              by Michiko Nakano, Recruitment Center for International Organizations, MOFA

19:25-19:40 Questions and answers

19:40           Closing remarks by Kazuhiro Chiba, Dean, Institute of Agriculture, TUAT

MC: Tomoko Hongo, Associate Professor, Organization for the Advancement of Education and Global Learning, TUAT

FAO Liaison Office in Japan   Tel.: 045-222-1101 E-mail: FAO-Japan-Info@fao.org

Innovation Advancement Organization, TUAT   Tel.: 042-367-5637 E-mail: innov@cc.tuat.ac.jp