Theory of Normativity in Global Society I
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Human Security- Southeast Asia and Japan in Global Society.
This course examines the issues of sustainable development/SDGs and human security in Southeast Asia and Japan in global society. This course conducts both theoretical and practical analysis on the issues based on the professor's experiences of research, policy and practice on SDGs and Human Security from people centered perspective. Also, the course welcomes academic and professional experiences of the students to promote active learning. Meanwhile the cases will be mainly Mekhong River Area of South East Asia and Japan that the professor has expertise, the course will also deal with the issues of SDGs and Human Security in other countries where students come from in global perspective.
The professor has both academic and professional backgrounds on the theme including United Nations Research Institute for Social Development, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Local governments of Japan and NGOs/Civil Society. He is leading the research on the issue as the chair of JASID-SDGs (Japan Society for International Development, 'Sustainable Development and SDGs' research division).