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AJC to host ”Marine Plastic Education Symposium” on 2 Feb 2022

The ASEAN-Japan Centre (co-organizer: Hiroshima ASEAN Association. supporters: Hiroshima Prefecture and Hiroshima City Boards of Education) will hold a “Marine Plastic Education Symposium” as below.

The Centre has conducted “Hiroshima-ASEAN Eco School” (pilot project) for elementary schools and high schools in Hiroshima Prefecture and ASEAN member countries.

At this symposium, the elementary and high school students who took the lecture by the graduate students (fellows) who declared “Japan-ASEAN Cooperation Declaration for International Marine Plastic Waste by Future Leaders” in March 2021 will discuss future solutions on Marine Plastic Waste issues.

To join the event online, please register in advance. (*English Form Click at the top right)

Date and TimeWed, 2 February 2022
13:30-15:30 (JST)/ 12:30-14:30 (GMT+8)/ 11:30-13:30 (GMT+7)
VenueLive broadcast via Zoom and YouTube
Target participantsElementary school students and High school students,
Educators and the general public interested in ASEAN-Japan
cooperation for marine plastic waste.
OrganizerASEAN-Japan Centre
LanguageEnglish and Japanese (with interpretation)
Estimated number of participantsNo limit
Registration for online participation

Program

13:30-15:30Open Doors / Links for attendance

(MC) Ms. Haruka KATARAO, AJC Marine Plastic Project Consultant,
Research and Policy Analysis (RPA) Cluster
Entry to Zoom, AJC Video and Introduction of Hiroshima-ASEAN
Eco School Project from AJC
13:32-13:40Welcome Remarks

H.E. Ekkaphab Phanthavong, Deputy Secretary-General for the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community, ASEAN Secretariat (Video Message)
Hiroshima Prefecture, Governor Hidehiko YUZAKI (Video Message)

Take Group photos
13:40-14:30STUDENTS — Learnings and Way Forward

<Presentations by Elementary Students>
– Hiroshima Nagisa Kouen Elementary School (Japan)
– Bishop Sofio Balce Memorial School (Philippines)
– St. Francis of Assisi Diocesan School (Philippines)
(Video Messages)
– Nakamura School (Indonesia)

<Presentations by High School Students>
– Hiroshima Nagisa Senior High School (Japan)
– St. Nicholas Senior High School of Cabanatuan, Inc. (Philippines)
– Hiroshima Gion Kita Senior High School (Japan), Mr. Daichi KURAHASHI (2nd year of High School)
– Valenzuela City School of Mathematics and Science (Philippines)
– MRSM (Malaysia)
(Video Message)
– Hiroshima Jogakuin Senior High School (Japan), Ms. Maoka KAWANISHI (2nd year of High School)
14:30-14:39Inspiring Messages from the Mentors

Dr. SUZUKI Motoyuki, Representative Director, Japan Association for UNEP
Prof. ISOBE Atsuhiko, Professor, Kyushu University Center for Ocean and Atmospheric Research
Prof. HOSAKA Naoki, Project Professor, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, University of Tokyo
14:39-14:54Comments from the Educators

– St. Nicholas Senior High School of Cabanatuan, Inc. (Philippines)
Ms. Carmela Garma, teacher and Mr. Ian Radge Melad, Principal
– Bishop Sofio Balce Memorial School (Philippines)
Mr. Rey Sison, School Director
– Hiroshima Nagisa Senior High School (Japan)
Ms. Yasuyo HANANO, teacher
– Valenzuela City School of Mathematics and Science (Philippines)
Ms. April Ann Salutan, teacher and YES-O Club adviser
– MRSM (Malaysia)
TBD(Video message)
– Hiroshima Nagisa Koen Elementary School (Japan)
Mr. Shinichiro TANAKA, Vice Principal
– Nakamura School (Indonesia)
Ms. Yuniarti Kristiany, Principal of Primary School and
Mr. Khairun Ar Rasyid, Head of Japanese Department
– Hiroshima Jogakuin Senior High School (Japan)
Mr. Hiroaki KATO, teacher
14:54-15:05Comments from the Fellows
(in the order of who conducted the teaching session)

-Ms. Thuy Tien TRAN (Viet Nam), Master, Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies at Kyoto
University, conducted for Hiroshima Jogakuin Senior High School
-Ms. Haruna MASUDA (Japan), Master, Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies at Kyoto
University, conducted for Hiroshima Prefectural Toyota Senior High School
-Ms. Machiko FUJIKAWA (Japan), Master, Department of resources and environmental engineering,
Graduate School of Creative Science and Engineering, Waseda University, conducted for Nagisa Kouen
Elementary School and Hiroshima Nagisa Senior High School
-Ms. Valerie CORALES (Philippines), PhD in Agriculture, Kyushu University, conducted for
St. Nicholas Senior High School of Cabanatuan, Inc., Bishop Sofio Balce Memorial School,
St. Francis of Assisi Diocesan School and Valenzuela City School of Mathematics and Science
Ms. Yasmin Fauzee (Malaysia), Applied Stress / Microbiology, Graduate School,
Nara Institute of Science and Technology, conducted for MRSM
-Ms. Nurlatifah (Indonesia), PhD, Chemistry Department, Kumamoto University for Nakamura
15:05-15:25Q & A / Discussion / Synthesis
15:25-15:30Closing remarks

AJC Secretary General, Dr. Kunihiko HIRABAYASHI

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End of the Session