Attaining the SDGs in a future that is digital: the role of capacity building, education and skills development for digital inclusion
Tuesday, 9 July 2019
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Conference Room 5, UNHQ

SDGs Learning, Training and Practice

Biographies
Organizers: - International Telecommunication Union (ITU) - UNITAR - UNESCO - ILO - Permanent Mission of Mexico to the UN
Biographies
Mr. Kazuhiro Yoshida
Co-chair of the SDG-Education 2030 Steering Committee
Mr. Kazuhiro Yoshida

Co-chair of the SDG-Education 2030 Steering Committee

Professor Kazuhiro Yoshida is professor and director, Center for the Study of International Cooperation in Education, Hiroshima University, Japan. Presently, he is co-chair and a member (Asia and the Pacific region) of SDG-Education 2030 Steering Committee. He is a member of Japan National Commission for UNESCO. His research interest is in education policies and reform in developing countries, aid effectiveness, and skills development, with extensive publication. He is secretary of Africa-Asia University Dialogue on Educational Development, a UNITWIN network where 29 universities conduct joint research on education issues. He has professional experiences in over 30 developing countries, through his services at the World Bank, Japan International Cooperation Agency, development consultant and private companies. He advises the Japanese government on policy matters on international education cooperation. He holds MPhil in development studies from University of Sussex. His recent publications include:

Yoshida, K., Tanaka, S. and Hirosato Y. (2018) Transforming education financing for inclusive, equitable and quality learning outcomes for the 2030/SDG4 Agenda. A T20 Argentina Policy Brief.

Yoshida, K. and Van der Walt JL (2018) The policy-implementation-results linkage for education development and aid effectiveness in the Education 2030 era. Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, v48 n1 p39-55

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