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Awards Ceremony(October 14, 2015)



【Introductory remarks】 
Mr. Kazuhiko Ishimura, Chairman of the Asahi Glass Foundation


【Introduction of award winners】

Dr. Yoshihiro Hayashi, Chairman of the Blue Planet Prize Selection Committee

  
【Presentation of awards】  
Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta FBA FRS

  
【Presentation of awards】  
Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs

 
【Felicitation】  
His Imperial Highness Prince Akishino


【Congratulatory remarks】  
・Mr. Shinzo Abe, The Prime Minister of Japan (Read by Mr. Ikuro Sugawara, Vice-Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry for P.M. Abe)
・His Excellency Mr. Tim Hitchens, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Kingdom (Read by Mr. Jonathan Joo-Thomson, Head of Climate Change and Energy, British Embassy Tokyo for Ambassador Tim Hitchens)
・Her Excellency Ms. Caroline Kennedy, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America

 
【Acceptance speeches】 
Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta FBA FRS

 
【Acceptance speeches】
 
Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs

 

Congratulatory Party(October 14, 2015)


Their Imperial Highnesses Prince and Princess Akishino, Winners and their spouses, Chairman Ishimura



【Toast】 
Dr. Hiroyuki Yoshikawa, Chairman of the Blue Planet Prize Presentation Committee

 

 

Commemorative Lectures(October 15, 2015)



【Introductory remarks】 
Mr. Kazuhiko Ishimura, Chairman of the Asahi Glass Foundation

 
【Lecture】  Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta FBA FRS 
"Sustainable Development and the Wealth of Nations" 
For the video of the lecture, click here

 
【Lecture】  Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs 
"MEETING THE CHALLENGE OF THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS" 
For the video of the lecture, click here

 
【Panel discassion】


Mr. Takejiro Sueyoshi; Special Advisor to The UNEP Finance Initiative
Dr. Ayumi Onuma, Professor of Economics; Keio University
Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta FBA FRS
Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs