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8 July 2015: UNU CAFÉ event featuring Ms. Yoko Watanabe



Longtime IPSI friend, Ms. Yoko Watanabe, Asia Regional Coordinator of Programs at the Secretariat of the Global Environment Facility (GEF), was the invited speaker at a “UNU CAFÉ” event held at the Headquarters of the United Nations University (UNU) in Tokyo, Japan on 8 July 2015.

Prior to joining the GEF, Ms. Watanabe worked for the World Wildlife Fund for Nature’s (WWF) Mongolia and US offices, as well as in the Nepal and Mongolia country offices of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). At UNU CAFÉ, Ms. Watanabe talked about her career path and experience working at GEF and UNDP, and also her experiences working with the Satoyama Initiative and IPSI.

More information on the event can be found at the UNU-IAS website here.