Events

Event Events for Students 2021.04.14 Wednesday

May 7 – July 9, 2021 【6-⑥】World Bank Group Lecture (University of Tokyo)

Date:2021.07.09 Friday 08:30 - 10:15

Place:Online (Webex)

【Event Number】
20210010

This event is for point.
Please inform Ms. Sano of your student No., KU address and your name by noon two days before each lecture.
・Please write the content that left an impression in about 100 words and submit it by email, within 2 days after attending the seminar.(The format is free.)

【Destination】Ms. Sano: sano.tomoko.5e*kyoto-u.ac.jp (replace * with @.)


Thanks to the collaboration from Prof.Hiroshi Naka of the Institute of Future Initiatives, University of Tokyo, the following 6 lectures by the World Bank Senior staff is opened for the students at Kyoto University. They give lectures from Washington DC or Colombo through Webex. The six lectures cover development operations in South Asia and Africa, operations of IFC (International Finance Corporations, a private sector arm of the WBG) and MIGA (Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, a guarantee provider of the WGB), and operational challenges.
The target audience is those who are interested in working for the World Bank and/or learning about the mission and work on the ground of the multilateral development banks.
・Lectures will be given in English.
・You can register all or only for the lecture you are interested in via link below. If you wish to register for points, please also email Sano in addition, indicating the name, student ID, and dates and time of the lecture.
Please see the flyer(PDF) for details.

  • Lecture 1: 8:30 am – 10:15 am, Friday, May 7
    “Operations of the World Bank in South Asia Region”
    Lecturer: Hartwig Schafer, Vice President, South Asia Region, World Bank
    Open the link to register:  https://ppforum.jp/?action_entry=true&forum_id=562
    For point registration, please also email Sano indicating your name, student ID, and the date of the lecture.
  • Lecture 2: 8:30 am – 10:15 am, Friday, May 21
    “Operations of IFC”
    Lecturer: Karin Finkelston, Vice President, Partnerships, Communication & Outreach, IFC
    Open the link to register: https://ppforum.jp/?action_entry=true&forum_id=563
    For point registration, please also email Sano indicating your name, student ID, and the date of the lecture.
  • Lecture 3: 8:30 am – 10:15 am, Friday, June 11
    “Operations of MIGA”
    Lecturer: Hiroshi Matano, CEO, MIGA
    Open the link to register: https://ppforum.jp/?action_entry=true&forum_id=564
    For point registration, please also email Sano indicating your name, student ID, and the date of the lecture.
  • Lecture 4: 18:45 – 20:30, Friday, June 18 (Please be advised that the time of this lecture is not the same as other lectures.)
    “Operations of the Country Office for Maldives and Sri Lanka”
    Lecturer: Chiyo Kanda, Country Manager, Maldives and Sri Lanka, World Bank
    Open the link to register: https://ppforum.jp/?action_entry=true&forum_id=565
    For point registration, please also email Sano indicating your name, student ID, and the date of the lecture.
  • Lecture 5:  8:30 am – 10:15 am, Friday, July 2
    “Operations of the World Bank in West and Central Africa Region”
    Lecturer: Ousmane Diagana, Vice President, West and Central Africa, World Bank
    Open the link to register: https://ppforum.jp/?action_entry=true&forum_id=566
    For point registration, please also email Sano indicating your name, student ID, and the date of the lecture.
  • Lecture 6: 8:30 am – 10:15 am, Friday, July 9
    “The World Bank: Helping Countries Achieve Development Results and Impact in Challenging Environments”
    Lecturer: Manuela V. Ferro, Vice President, Operations Policy and Country Services (OPCS), World Bank
    Open the link to register: https://ppforum.jp/?action_entry=true&forum_id=567
    For point registration, please also email Sano indicating your name, student ID, and the date of the lecture.

【Eligible Person】
Students of GSM / School of Government / GSAIS (Graduate School of Advanced Integrated Studies in Human Survivability)

【Language】
English

【Venue】
Online (Webex)

【Leading Person】
Adjunct Associate Professor Akiko MURAI

【Admission Fee】
Free

【Registration】
When you enroll, please register your name, affiliation, e-mail address and tell via which university (University of Tokyo or Kyoto University) you know about this lecture series in ‘others’ section of the form.

【Contact】
・About the lecture: Adjunct Associate Professor Akiko MURAI murai.akiko.6s*kyoto-u.ac.jp
・About Point: Ms. Sano (Global Social Entrepreneurship) sano.tomoko.5e*kyoto-u.ac.jp
 (Replace * with @.)