<Call for Participation> UNESCO week 2024 International Symposium: Building a Sustainable Future Together (Organized by MEXT Japan, Japanese National Commission for UNESCO, ACCU)

UNESCO Future Cooperation Platform (The Asia-Pacific Cultural Centre for UNESCO (ACCU)) has announced a call for participants for the above upcoming event scheduled on 19 January 2024.


Interested to learn more about how we can build a more sustainable future for upcoming generations amidst precarious times? Keen to find out how UNESCO initiatives in Japan and abroad can contribute by shaping a sustainable environment? If so, be sure to join us at the UNESCO Week 2024 international symposium themed “Building a Sustainable Future Together”!
Whether you are currently involved in the planning and implementation of UNESCO activities on a professional/private basis or are passionate about the development of sustainable societies, ALL are welcome to join. Scheduled for 19th January 2024 (Fri), the international symposium offers opportunities to hear from speakers and panelists from Japan, Hong Kong, and Malaysia. A UNESCO staff member will also be moderating the event. At the end of the session, participants will be given time to interact and exchange contact information with speakers and panelists. Be sure not to miss out!
Details for the event are as follow:

Date and Time:  19 January 2024 (Fri) 18:00-19:30 (JST)
Programme:    Keynote Speech “Building a Sustainable Future Together -Lessons from the Pandemic”
          Mr. Dzulkifli Bin Abdul Razak (Rector, International Islamic University Malaysia)
         For further details, please click here to check the programme.
Onsite Venue:    National Olympics Memorial Youth Center (Yoyogi Kamizono-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-0052)
Live stream:    Zoom link to be sent out to registered participants at a later date.
Languages:   English and Japanese (simultaneous interpretation)
Cost:       Participation is free of charge
Registration:  Pre-registration required.
        There are a limited number of seats for on-site participation, so please register your intent as soon as possible.
Registration Link:
Organizers:     The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Japan
        Japanese National Commission for UNESCO (JNCU), Japan
        Asia-Pacific Cultural Centre for UNESCO (ACCU), Japan
Co-Organizer:   United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

For inquiries, please contact:

Asia-Pacific Cultural Centre for UNESCO (ACCU)
Education Cooperation Department
TEL:+81-3-5577-2852 / FAX:+81-3-5577-2854

  • UNESCO Week 2024 International Symposium Programme