The Global Peacebuilding Association of Japan, in cooperation with AFICS-Japan, Kyoto Peacebuilding Center, and ACUNS-Tokyo Office, will host an online seminar titled “the United Nations 75th Anniversary Declaration and the Sustainable Development Goals” featuring Prof Akiko Yuge, Ms Norimasa Shimomura, Ms Mikiko Tanaka, and Ms Chikako Takase. Please register online at https://forms.gle/GeqMM1jitjn9NbFF9 or contact Dr Dahlia Simangan (simangan[@]hiroshima-u.ac.jp) to attend the seminar.
To attend the meeting, please send an email message to the organizer: Ms. Arbenita Sopaj (arbenitasopaj[@]gmail.com) by 26 August.
The Global Peacebuilding Association of Japan and the Kyoto Peacebuilding Center will hold a book review entitled “UN Security council Reform – Assessment of Its Legitimacy, Effectiveness and Representativeness” on September 8, 2021, 20:00 -21:30 Japan Time.
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As UNV turns 50, we feature an interview with Sukehiro Hasegawa, former Deputy Executive Coordinator of the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme from 1987 to 1993. Mr Hasegawa helped transform UNV from primarily a community development organization into a strong partner for UN peacekeeping efforts. Find out more about Mr Hasegawa’s reflections on our mandate, work and partners 30 years ago.
UN Secretary-General`s Special Envoy for Myanmar Christine Bergner met with Yasushi AKASHI (Former SRSG for Cambodia, former Yugoslavia) Sukehiro HASEGAWA (Former SRSG for Timor-Leste) Tadamichi YAMAMOTO (Former SRSG for Afghanistan) at the Kyoto International Peacebuilding Center on the Tokyo Gaien Campus on May 26, 2021. Former Japanese Ambassadors to the United Nations, Kenzo OSHIMA, Takahiro SNINYO and Toshiya HOSHINO also participated in the meeting along with Mr. Takahiro NIWA, Chairman of the Council of the Kyoto International Peacebuilding Center.
To participate please contact Ken Inoue(camelworld[@]aol.com).
During his online conversation with Japanese diplomats and scholars, former President and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate José Ramos-Horta praised Japan for upholding the principle of democratic governance. He was referring to the resolution passed by the Lower House on June 8, 2021, which condemned the coup d’état staged by the Myanmar military. The resolution, adopted by a majority vote in the Lower House, demanded early restoration of democratic governance in Myanmar.
For registration, please contact Mr. Masakuni Tanimoto (tanimoto[@]tenaz.jp).
Please email to naokokumagai71[@]gmail.com for registration.