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5th EMECS Conference

EMECS2001
Title
5th International Conference on The Environmental Management of Enclosed Coastal Seas(EMECS2001)
Theme
Toward Coastal Zone Management that Ensures Coexistence between People and Nature in the 21st Century
Date
November 19-22. 2001
Venue
November 19-21, 2001 Portpia Hotel(Kobe)
November 22, 2001 Awaji Yumebutai International Conference Center(Awaji Island)
Organizer
Ministry of the Environment Hyogo Prefecture, City of Kobe, International Center for the Environmental Management of Enclosed Coastal Seas (International EMECS Center)
Executive
body
EMECS 2001 Executive Committee
Co-Organizers
Japan Environment Corporation Japan Foundation, Japan International Cooperation Agency, Nippon Foundation, Hyogo Prefecture Fisheries Foundation, ION Group Environment Foundation, Kobe Convention and Visitors Association, Governors and Mayors’ Conference on the Environmental Protection of th e S eto Inla n d S e a, A ssociatio n for the Environmental Conservation of the Seto Inland Sea, Asia Pacific Network for Global Change Research, Japanese Society of Environmental Education, Foundation of River and Watershed Environment Management, Tsutomu Nakauchi Foundation, Hyogo Prefecture Environmental Advancement Association.Hyogo Environmental Creation Center Public Corporation
Sponsors
United Nations Environment Programme DTIE International Environmental Technology Center (UNEP), Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), United Nations Center for Regional Development, United Nations University, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Fisheries Agency, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, National Governors’ Association, Japan Association of City Mayors, National Association of Chairpersons of City Councils, National Association of Chairmen of Town and Village Assemblies, Japan Conference for the Environmental Management of Enclosed Coastal Seas, Japan Federation of Economic Organizations, Kansai Economic Federation, Kobe Chamber of Commerce and Industry, City Planning Institute of Japan, Coastal Development Institute of Technology, Global Environment Centre Foundation, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, International Association of Earth Environment and Global Citizen, Japanese Association for Coastal Zone Studies, Japan Marina and Beach Association, Japan Marine Recreation Association, Japan Marine Science and Technology Center, Japan Marine Surveyors Association, Japan National Park Association, Japan Ocean Industries Association, Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Japanese Society of Fisheries Oceanography, Japanese Society of Fisheries Science, Japanese Society of Phycology, Japan Society on Water Environment, Japan Weather Association, Marino Forum 21, Maritime Disaster Prevention Center, National Association of Sea Coast, National Federation of Fisheries Co-operative Association, Northwest Pacific Region Environmental Cooperation Center, Organization to Promote Amenities at Seas and Beach Public Service Cooperation, Osaka Bay Area Development Organization, Remote Sensing Society of Japan, Research Institute for Ocean Economics, Research Institute for the Seto Inland Sea, Ship and Ocean Foundation, Waterfront Vitalization and Environment Research Center (Japan) (Includes organizations currently being petitioned for support.)

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Overview of the conference

2001年11月19日(月)から22日(木)、神戸市・淡路において、環境省・兵庫県・神戸市・財団法人国際エメックスセンターにより開催された。会議には、国内・海外から41ヶ国から延べ2,000名(参加登録数1,100名)を越える参加者が参加しました。
会議では、まず開会式が行われ、秋篠宮、同妃両殿下のご臨席のもと、近藤次郎実行委員会会長の開会挨拶、川口順子環境大臣の主催者挨拶の後、ヨーカ・ウォーラーハンター経済協力開発機構(OECD)環境局長による基調講演、安藤忠雄東京大学教授(建築家)、貝原俊民(財)兵庫地域政策研究機構理事長(前兵庫県知事)の特別講演が行われた。2日目より分科会、特別セッションが設定され、閉鎖性海域における国内外の様々な問題を取り上げられ、参加者による熱心な議論が進められた。

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