The Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea of the Office of Legal Affairs of the United Nations, the Nippon Foundation of Japan and The Alumni Network are pleased to announce that the First United Nations – Nippon Foundation Fellowship Alumni Meeting was held in Tokyo (Japan) from 13-16 April 2009 in Asia-Pacific Region.
The meeting brought together 16 Alumni of the Asia-Pacific region with 3 Fellowship Programme academic co‑supervisors, several Japanese Government officials and scholars from the University of Tokyo, as well as Foundation researchers, staff and special guests. A special segment on the Japanese Basic Ocean Law was co-organized by the Ocean Policy and Research Foundation.
The meeting was opened by Dr. Yohei Sasakawa, Chairman of the Nippon Foundation at the Foundation Headquarters in Tokyo. The meeting closed with a day-long session on the future activities and organization of the Alumni Network.
The Presentations are available here