||Current Issues in Sustainable Development
期間 2017/9/30- 2017/12/16 土 曜日
時間 10:00- 12:00
This course is for anyone wanting to gain a deeper understanding of sustainable development and current issues. Each week in this workshop we investigate a different key issue facing global society. This course uses interactive methods to help participants learn more about problems, peoples needs and possible solutions. Topics vary by semester and may include poverty, food security and hunger, climate change, education, HIV/AIDS, refugees, energy, ODA and aid, gender equity, human rights, conflict and disasters. This is for anyone wanting to work in INGOs, preparing to study overseas or wanting to learn more about what is going on in the world.
Language: All course materials are in English and classes will be conducted in English. Most class presentation and discussion will take place in English but some may take place in Japanese. All evaluated materials should be submitted and presented in English.
1 2017/9/30 10:00- 12:00 土
Overview of the course Intro to current issues, discussion on issues that matter. assessing interests and goals
2 2017/10/7 10:00- 12:00 土
Poverty and resource imbalance
3 2017/10/14 10:00- 12:00 土
Sustainable agriculture and food security Production, access, solutions to food access
4 2017/10/21 10:00- 12:00 土
Disasters and disaster management Human made and natural disasters, resilience
5 2017/11/4 10:00- 12:00 土
Education and access Inclusivity
6 2017/11/11 10:00- 12:00 土
Conflict, war and refugees
Impacts of instability and conflict. Current issues and changing policies.
7 2017/11/18 10:00- 12:00 土
Health issues overview
Key issues impacting developing and affluent societies.
8 2017/12/2 10:00- 12:00 土
Water and sanitation
Hygiene, safety and infrastructure
9 2017/12/9 10:00- 12:00 土
Women’s rights and gender equality
The evolution of the equal rights and women in decision making
10 2017/12/16 10:00- 12:00 土
final Class presentationsCourse info