The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York is pleased to announce a series of seminars to be held on the sidelines of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly and High-level Week this September. The seminars will discuss a range of issues including climate change, universal health coverage, and youth empowerment—topics that are central to the UN sustainable development goals.
Adaptive Human-Centered Technology Against Climate Change
Moderated by John Furlow, Deputy Director for Humanitarian Assistance and International Development at Columbia University’s International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI)
- Amb. Timothy T. Y. Hsiang, Secretary General of International Cooperation and Development Fund (TaiwanICDF)
- Alma Quintero, Environment and Disaster Resilience Program Fellow, Pan American Development Foundation (PADF)
- Hideyuki Shiozawa, Senior Program Officer, International Peace and Security Department, The Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF)
“Climate change is not a problem for multilateralism, climate change is a problem for us all.” The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said that climate change can prove the value of collective action. We look forward to engaging with panelists on sharing their ideas to tackle with climate change.
Refreshments will be provided
The event is co-sponsored by IRI, the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York, and Taiwan Focus Group at Columbia SIPA.