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International Symposium on Ecotechnology 2019 in Phnom Penh (Cambodia)
"Conversion to Achieve an Eco-society through Industry-Government-Academia Collaboration toward Sustainability & Quality of Life"
The Honda Foundation held a symposium titled “Conversion to Achieve an Eco-society through Industry-Government-Academia Collaboration toward Sustainability & Quality of Life” in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, on December 12–13, 2019, in cooperation with the Royal University of Phnom Penh. The event was attended by Dr. Michiharu Nakamura, Counsellor to the President of the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) and member of UN IATT-STI 10, Dr. Nobuko Kashiyama, Senior Vice President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Dr. Kalyan Mey, Senior Advisor, Supreme National Economic Council Royal Government of Cambodia, and approximately 200 representatives from the Honda Foundation and research and educational institutions in Cambodia.
The symposium was extended to two days for the first time to coordinate the international symposium with the Honda Y-E-S Award program. Sessions on the first day centered on discussions by researchers. On the second day, sessions focused chiefly on young researchers in Cambodia and Honda Y-E-S awardees.
A report on the program is scheduled to be released later.
Counselor to the President of Japan Science and Technology Agency, Japan (JST), Member of the UN 10-Member Group
Senior Advisor, Supreme National Economic Council,
Royal Government of Cambodia