27 May 2020

75 Minutes of Conversation: Rethinking Our Climate

As part of  the United Nations 75th anniversary initiative (UN75), the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) is holding a global conversation with scholars, educators, researchers and students to discuss their priorities for the future, obstacles to achieving them, and the role of global academic cooperation in rethinking global issues. 

Please see below the details of the next webinar in the "75 for UN75: 75 Minutes of Conversation" series organized by United Nations Academic Impact on the topic of The Role of Universities in Combating Climate Change:

Date: Thursday, 4 June 2020 EDT (Friday, 5 June 2020 KST)

Time: 10:00 p.m. to 11:15 p.m. EDT (11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m KST)

Introductory performance by baritone Claudio Jung*

Speakers:

  • Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Eighth United Nations Secretary-General
  • Ms. Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana, Under-Secretary-General of the UN and Executive Secretary of ESCAP
  • Ms. Yoonhee Hwang, Director of the Association of Korean Universities in Support of UNAI
  • Dr. Ducksu Seo, Assistant Professor, Department of Spatial Environment System Engineering, Handong Global University, Republic of Korea
  • Dr. Arvind Kumar, President of the India Water Foundation 
  • Ms. Jueun Han, Handong Global University, Republic of Korea 

*Baritone Claudio Jung is a South Korean vocalist who has won 10 international competitions in his country and in Europe, having appeared in over 2,000 invitational performances and major national venues. Today, he will sing Scarlatti's classic Italian song 'Gai il sole dal gange', a piece that reflects the beauty of the Ganges River in India and the blessings of nature.