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NON Talks with UNIC Director, Kaoru Nemoto, at International Symposium「Asahi World Forum 2020」(Asahi Shimbun Sponsor)

NON talked with UNIC Director, Kaoru Nemoto, at International Symposium「Asahi World Forum 2020」(Asahi Shimbun Sponsor).

The main theme is 「Atarashii Mirai no Tame no Itsukakan」(5 Days for the Sake of a New Future) and is held online due to the novel coronavirus. Experts will discuss best actions for the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) after the coronavirus disaster from the perspectives of democracy, climate variability, culture and civilization. The forum is until October 15th.

The theme is 「SDGs Shinai NON?」where actress & sosaku artist NON will talk about her experiences.

NON introduces “up-cycyling” which is creating new clothing from old clothes that you like but are no longer wearable. Realizing her activities would lead to the SDGs goal of “Responsiblity to make, responsibility to use”, NON talked about how “Her activities connected to that of SDG’s in a natural way.”

The opening of Asahi World Forum Day 1: NON, Yoichi Ochiai and Other Speak: Asahi Shimbun Digital (Japanese)
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