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Awards Ceremony(October 10, 2018)



【Winners entering the ceremony hall】


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


【Introduction of Blue Planet Prize】

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

【Mini-biography video】
 Prof. Brian Walker       Prof. Malin Falkenmark

 


【Presentation of awards】  
Prof. Brian Walker


【Presentation of awards】  
Prof. Malin Falkenmark


【Felicitation】  
His Imperial Highness Prince Akishino


【Felicitation】   
・Mr. Shinzo Abe, The Prime Minister of Japan (Read by Mr. Toshihide Kasutani, Deputy Vice-Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Officials of Minister's Secretariat, METI for P.M. Abe)
・Mr. Bassim Blazey, Charge d'Affaires, Australian Embassy
・Ms. Victoria Forslund Bellass, Minister Counsellor, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Sweden


【Acceptance speeches】
Prof. Brian Walker


【Acceptance speeches】
 
Prof. Malin Falkenmark

 

Congratulatory Party(October 10, 2018)


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



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

 

Commemorative Lectures [Tokyo] (October 11, 2018)



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


【Lecture】  Prof. Brian Walker 
The Science and Practice of Resilience Thinking


【Questions and Answers】  Coordinated by Prof. Kanehiro Kitayama, Professor of Forest Ecology, Kyoto University


【Lecture】  Prof. Malin Falkenmark  
Water - Bloodstream of the biosphere


【Questions and Answers】  Coordinated by Prof. Taikan Oki, Senior Vice-Rector, United Nations University, Japan, Assistant Secretary-General, United Nations

Commemorative Lectures [Kyoto] (October 13, 2018)



【Introductory remarks】 
Mr. Hiroyuki Watanabe, Senior Executive Director of the Asahi Glass Foundation


【Lecture】  Prof. Brian Walker 
The Science and Practice of Resilience Thinking


【Questions and Answers】  Coordinated by Prof. Kanehiro Kitayama, Professor of Forest Ecology, Kyoto University


【Lecture】  Prof. Malin Falkenmark  
Shift in water thinking - crucial for hunger alleviation in sub-Saharan Africa


【Questions and Answers】  Coordinated by Prof. Taikan Oki, Senior Vice-Rector, United Nations University, Japan, Assistant Secretary-General, United Nations