Participation for the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD)




"World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD)" will be held at Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa, from August 26 to September 4, 2002.

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), the National Space Development Agency (NASDA), and Japan Marine Science and Technology Center (JAMSTEC) exhibit the panels under the theme "earthobservation from space" in the "Japan pavilion." Also, the side event on the theme of "earth observation for sustainable development" will be held from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM on September 2.

Frontier Research System for Global Change and Earth Simulator Center will introduce our activities focusing on "Promotion of Global Change Research" at the exhibition mentioned above.

For details, please visit the following sites.

Exhibition
http://eos.nasda.go.jp/summit_e.html

Side event seminar schedule
http://www.mofa.go.jp/policy/environment/wssd/2002/event.html