Friday, February 10, 2017

IAPG is working to promote geoethics in Japan

IAPG in Japan supported a volunteers' conference, held on 28 January 2017 with students coming from several Japanese Universities, for the anniversary of the 2016 Kumamoto earthquake.
Megumi Sugimoto

In this conference, Megumi Sugimoto, IAPG Representative in Japan, delivered a speech on geoethics and its meaning in supporting disaster areas and disaster prevention activities in order to mitigate effects of future earthquakes.
The conference got a favorable coverage in 4 medias:
NHK TV news, Saga newspaper, Mainichi daily news and Nishi-Nippon newspaper.

Moreover, IAPG supports the Future Earth symposium at Kyushu University (17-18 February 2017). Megumi Sugimoto will present geoethics and IAPG activities.

Download the Future Earth symposium poster (pdf file)

IAPG - International Association for Promoting Geoethics: