UNESCO Chair on Water, Energy and Disaster Management for Sustainable Development

General Policy

The objective of the UNESCO Chair on Water, Energy and Disaster Management for Sustainable Development, Kyoto University (WENDI) is to equip students with knowledge, superior skills and broad perspectives to address the many challenges that today’s societies face. WENDI thus offers a novel and interdisciplinary Higher Education and Research for Sustainable Development (HESD) Programme, a solid certificate programme, and also encourages and values students’ self-learning. WENDI aims at contributing to achieving the SDGs as well as establishing resilient societies through collaborative education and research with established researchers and experts from the United Nations, international organisations, other UNESCO Chairs and Centres, governmental organisations, universities, research institutions and private enterprises.

What's New

ユネスコチェアWENDI-HESDプログラム募集締め切り延長
20211004_Information_Session
Link to Kyoto-ASEAN Virtual Fields
20210408_Information_Session
UNESCO Chair WENDI/ GSAIS SDGs Yakushima Project Final Report is released
UNESCO Chair WENDI Resilience Brief 2021 is released
International Forum on “Accelerating SDGs Implementation Through SDGs Innovators: Grasping Nature, Humans and Societies in Continuum”
Information for the UNESCO Chair WENDI Guidance Lecture(WENDI GL)
WENDI-HESD Guideline of Registration for the Academic Year 2020 (2nd Semester
ユネスコチェアWENDI-HESDプログラム募集説明会
Educational Programme Subjects Application Form (for new registered students)
ユネスコチェアWENDI-HESDプログラム募集説明会
Lecture Material for the UNESCO Chair WENDI Guidance Lecture(WENDI GL)
Lecture Material for the UNESCO Chair WENDI Guidance Lecture(WENDI GL)
「UNESCO SDGsスクールin 屋久島」の募集
ユネスコチェアWENDI-HESDプログラム(追加)募集説明会
WENDI-HESD Guideline of Registration for the Academic Year 2020
Educational Programme Subjects Application Form (for new registered students)
WENDI-HESD Guideline of Registration for the Academic Year 2020
UNESCO Chair WENDI Resilience Brief 2020 is released.
WENDI-HESD Programme Certificate Conferment Celemony was held first time and 11 graduate students received the cerificates.
UNESCO Chair WENDI, Workshop on Creating Resilient Society will be held on Feb. 27
Special Seminar on “Higher Education and Research for Sustainable Development (HESD)” was held on November 7, 2019.
KYOTO-U OPEN COURSWARE (OCW) from International Inaugural Symposium for UNESCO Chair on WENDI is now available from the following links:
UNESCO Chair WENDI Guidance Lecture(WENDI GL)について
esilience Retreat, Special Session for WENDI, レジリエンス リトリート, WENDI特別セッション
WENDI-HESDプログラム募集説明会を開催しました。
UNESCO Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme Special Lecture, “UNESCO MAB Programme: Learning Laboratories for achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals”
Career Development and Choices along Research on Water, Energy or Disaster Management
Support on Overseas Travel Expenses for Graduate School Students: Third Call (by Kyoto University’s Zengaku Keihi 2018)
International Inaugural Symposium has been successfully held
International Inaugural Symposium for UNESCO Chair on Water, Energy and Disaster Management for Sustainable Development, 29 – 31, July 2018
Kyoto UNESCO Chair Kick-off Meeting in Kyoto University
Kyoto UNESCO Chair Special Seminar on Water Energy and Disaster Management (WENDI)
International Symposium on Utilization of Field Sites in Research and Education (FREE2017)