A major international conference to address the challenge of establishing effective strategies for mediating the relationship between humans and the natural world.

The Earth System Governance Tokyo Conference, held 28-31 January 2013 at the United Nations University Headquarters in Tokyo, Japan. This event was part of the global conference series organized by the Earth System Governance Project, the largest social science research network in the area of governance and global environmental change. The Earth System Governance Tokyo Conference was jointly hosted by the United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS), the International Environmental Governance Architecture Research Group and the Tokyo Institute of Technology on behalf of the Earth System Governance Project.

Graphic Recordings

Graphic Recording of the Post 2015 Global Development Goals Semi-Plenary

Graphic Recording of the Nuclear Safety and Post-disaster Governance Plenary

Conference Date: 28-31 January 2013

Abstract and Panel Proposal Key Dates:

  • Deadline for paper abstracts: 1 July 2012
  • Notification of acceptance of paper: 1 September 2012
  • Deadline for panel proposal: 1 October 2012
  • Full papers due: 1 December 2012
  • Conference date: 28-31 January 2013

Documentary Project Key Dates:

  • Deadline for demo documentary submission: 1 August 2012
  • Notification of acceptance of documentary: 1 September 2012
  • Deadline for final copy of documentary: 1 November 2012


Mar 11, 2013
Conference Photos
Jan 27, 2013
Practical information
Jan 25, 2013
Room Changes
Jan 14, 2013
Writing Workshop
Jan 12, 2013
Updates to the Confernce Programme