3rd Global Leader Studies

Date: June 30 (Saturday)


1. Environmental Issue

Yokkaichi Pollution and Environmental Museum for Future Awareness
Museum staffs: Mr. Kazumichi Ikawa, Ms. Mariko Koike
Environment Safeguard Division: Mr. Kosuke Katsuragawa, Mr. Haruhisa Kozuka

Proposal to global issue from Yokkaichi, Mie-prof.

 Most important key words of this lecture was "Environmental problem can be solved only when compound of awareness of three aspects of science and technology and legal system are improved.
 Participants learnt history and current environmental issue of Yokkaichi in Yokkaichi Pollution and Environmental Museum for Future Awareness.
After that, they visited museum and learnt historical background and processes of pollution trials and later process then had a lecture on constant monitoring of air pollution in Yokkaichi and the current situation and countermeasures of global warming.
Students discuss in groups on topics of "Forest destruction" "Climate change" "Air pollution" "Acid rain" "Desertification". They discussed on problem, cause, solution and then had presentation.



② Education, human rights, volunteer / ⑥ Global business

Dr. Junko Mimaki, Economic Infrastructure Development · Environment Section, Tokyo International Center, Japan International Cooperation Agency

Career Development

About design school
  International Cooperation → Consider the development of the international community.
・Co-creation ... What is your mission/vocation?
  Four important factors - what you like, what you are good at, be able to make money, needed by the world/society.
・How you feel/view things
  There are three patterns: visual dominance, auditory superiority, Sensory dominance.
Each pattern has different speaking and learning method. Students learnt which pattern they are through workshop.
・Schspranger's six values
  Answer to multiple questions and check which pattern to be applied → it is important to collaborate with those have different values.
・· Importance of having a vision for the future
  Imagine yourself in 15 years and ultimate future.



③ Cultural research / ④ Law · History research

Prof. Atsushi Nishiyama, Cultural Creation, Department of Literature, Tezukayama University

"Eison" there was such a person in the past!

 Lecturer introduced a monk called "Eison" who worked hard for development of Seidaiji temple in Nara during Kamakura period. Eison believed that " We can change the world by actively promoting true Buddhism" and spend his life to make people happy.
  After this lecture, students made comments such as "importance of complete things once you started" and "learn from the past and think about now". Even Eison exist long ago, students felt sadness of Eison when he lost his mother in his childhood.
 During question and answer session, student asked questions such as "what was imperial court doing when Eison worked so hard to save the world". It showed the students' enthusiasm.
 At the end of session, student actively exchanged opinion through group work and concluded the day.



5. Medical Issue

Dr. Norifumi Ninomiya Minami machida hospital

General disaster  General medical support from outside

・Dr. Ninomiya introduced damage of Niigata Chuetsu Earthquake, Sumatra Offshore Earthquake and Tsunami.

  • Types of disasters: short-term natural disasters include earthquakes, tornadoes, and tsunamis. Long-term natural disasters include floods and droughts. There is artificial calamity besides natural disasters. The cause of death of disaster victims in the world is starvation.

・He also explained about disaster medical care from the view of disaster cycle.

  • Balance between demand and (human and material) resources collapses immediately after the disaster so that it is important to send patient out from the affected area while increasing the number of rescues (doctors, nurses, emergency personnel).

・Dr. Ninomiya talked about the current state and prospect of disaster medical treatment in Japan and necessity of development of emergency disaster system.
・Regarding the issue of 650,000 Rohingya have been evacuating to Bangladesh, he talked about operation of refugee camps and improvement of poor water environment.
・At the end of his lecture, Dr. Ninomiya introduced his own thoughts and desire toward to medical support.