UNESCO Office Jakarta, through the CONNECT Asia network, is organizing a MasterClass on Network-enabled Collaboration on Water Related Disasters and Water Security as part of the 37th APAN Meeting which will be held in Bandung, Indonesia. This initiative is a partnership with the APAN (Asia Pacific Advanced Network) and the Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), and it is an initial endeavour to promote network-enabled collaboration
Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology presents the 2013-2014 series of lectures on "Advanced Topics for Marine Science." This course will focus on the marine biology and the marine environmental study. The course starts on December 11 (Wednesday) and holds a total of eight interactive lectures, including a final presentation by students. For more details, click here.
This course—held by Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology—aims to explain advanced technology and tools of Marine Engineering, Logistics, Information Technology and Maritime Education which are applied for present operation and management of marine industries. Students can also review fundamental knowledge through the course. Starts in December 18 (Wed). For more details, click here.
SOI Asia is happy to host a business plan contest on coming December 18, 2013, to cultivate the environment for the potential entrepreneurs in the region and to prepare for efficient fund matching opportunity with research asset originated from universities. Click here for more details.
SOI Asia will support the plenary session of the Asia-Africa Collaboration lead by Prof. Crispus Kiamba 7, organized by UNESCO in collaboration with ISTIC and MEXT-Japan. The video conference link with Addis Ababa/Nairobi will be held on April 4, 2013 (17:00-18:30 JST).