Teiichi Sato

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Delegation of Japan to UNESCO)


World Conference on Science – Science for the twenty-first century – A New Commitment (1999 Budapest)

Common understanding

Proclamation on four issues:
– Science for knowledge; knowledge for progress
– Science for peace
– Science for development
– Science in society and science for society

1. Two aspects of science
    – Usefulness of science in society
    – Capacity of society for utilizing science

2. The backgrounds
    – Understandability of the rapidly progressing cutting edges
    – Lack or ignorance of foresights for harmful outcomes
    – Complicated systems
    – The phases of failures (The influence of miss judgment)

3. Some policy issues
    – The role of the researchers and policymaking
    – Enriching social understandability
    – Science education
    – University – the center of the learning

4. Professor Yosikawa’s paradox
    – Toward the knowledge society

Symposium “How We Can Learn from Nature”
Braunschweig | May 24-25, 2024
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European Focus Day 2024
Tokyo | June 6, 2024
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JSPS Club Chairman Prof. Dr. Heinrich Menkhaus is awarded the “The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette” (旭日小綬章) of the Japanese Government in 2024.
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Club member Prof. Dr. Uwe Czarnetzki is awarded the “Plasma Materials Science Hall of Fame Prize” in March of 2024.
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Club member Prof. Dr. med. Tanja Fehm is awarded the “Klüh Foundation Award” 2023
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Neues vom Club 03/2023
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