In November 2015, I had the chance to attend the first ever Asia-Europe Foundation Young Leaders Summit in Luxembourg. Over 100 representatives from 51 Asian and European countries gathered in this tiny (yet very charming) European city to discuss entrepreneurship and employment of young people across both continents. See the highlight video here!
In December 2015, I was very fortunate to be invited to the 5th ASEM Labour and Employment Ministers' Conference (ASEM LEMC5) by the Asia-Europe Foundation. Government leaders from 51 Asian and European countries came together to explore the theme: "Towards Sustainable Social Development in Asia and Europe: A joint Vision for Decent Work and Social Protection." [...]
In December 2015, I spent a week in Paris to attend the United Nations 2015 Paris Climate Conference, a.k.a. COP21. I consider myself extremely fortunate to have had the chance to witness this pivotal moment in history first-hand. After all, (as corny as this sounds), this gathering of world leaders literally had the power to decide [...]
In August 2015, I sailed from Japan to the Philippines to conduct a joint programme with the U.N. Office for Disaster Risk Reduction. Here are some photos from the amazing trip from Yokohama Port to Cebu Island, Philippines, where were visited communities affected by Typhoon Haiyan and learnt about the work of local communities who [...]