GPAJ Delegation attended the Inaugural Ceremony of President José Ramos-Horta and the Independence Day Celebration on 19 and 20 May 2022. (19/05/2022)

2022-05-20

Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Mr. José Ramos-Horta, was sworn in as President of Timor-Leste on 19 May 2022, ahead of the celebrations marking the 20th anniversary of independence for Asia’s newest country. The delegation led by Professor Sukehiro Hasegawa, former Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, included Professor Takaaki Mizuno of Kanda University of International Studies, Professor Mayumi Yamada of Ritsumeikan University, Professor Takeshi Sato Daimon of Waseda University, Professor Juichi Inada of Senshu University and Ms. Akiko Abe of the Global Peacebuilding Association of Japan (GPAJ). (Photo and Reporter: Akiko ABE)

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“Current Status and Future of Japan’s International Peace Cooperation Activities” by Mr. Goro MATSUMURA (26/02/2022)

2022-03-24

Former General Manager of the North Eastern Army of the Ground Self-Defense Force, Goro Matsumura, presented the current and future prospect of Japan’s international peace cooperation activities, the global trend of partnership peace cooperation activities, two approaches to national security, and the relationship between Japan’s national security in general and international peace cooperation activities as well as the future prospect.

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Online Seminar “Why Do Revolutions Happen? -Reflections on Post-Soviet Kazakhstan’s 30 year Shadow Transition-” (Professor Aigul Kulnazarova)

2022-01-30

Professor Aigul Kulnazarova will explain why revolutions take place in the post-Soviet region, most recently in Kazakhstan, on Tuesday 8 February 2022 from 20:00~21:30 Japan Standard Time. She will be joined by David Chikvaidze, Chef de Cabinet, UN Office at Geneva and Lise Howard, President of ACUNS. For participation, please register from the link below by February 7. https://forms.gle/oPRwsLY4Jg411A7V9

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GPAJ Online Seminar “Democratic Crisis in Sudan” (Mr. Koji SAKANE)

2022-01-24

Global Peacebuilding Association of Japan (GPAJ), and Kyoto Peacebuilding Center (KPC)
present Mr. Koji SAKANE, Chief Representative, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Sudan Office and Director of GPAJ, “Democratic Crisis in Sudan” Saturday,12 February 2022 at 20:00 hours Tokyo time. If you are interested in, please contact Fujiko AMANO (fujiko.amano[@]gmail.com) for registration.

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GPAJ Webinar “Legacy of Boutros Boutros-Ghali and Omnilateralism” (04/12/2021)

2021-11-29

Global Peacebuilding Association of Japan (GPAJ), Kyoto Peacebuilding Center (KPC) and Academic Council on the United Nations System Tokyo Liaison Office (ACUN\s-Tokyo) in association with the Association of Former International Civil Servants of Japan (AFICS-Japan) held a seminar on “Legacy of Boutros Boutros-Ghali and Omnilateralism” on Saturday, December 4, 2021, Japan Standard Time from 20:00 to 21:30 hours.

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GPAJ President Sukehiro Hasegawa stated that the concept of “human security” was proposed by Mahbub ul Haq, who was a special adviser to UNDP’s Human Development Report Office in 1994. (28/10/2021)

2021-10-28

(日本語) 長谷川理事長は、人間に脅威をもたらすもう一つの要因として、人間の貪欲性を挙げ、新たな世代の人々にとっても脅威を生み出すことになると説いた。そして、人類が自ら内蔵している脅威から、人々の生命と安全を確保するために、日本が「人間の安全保障」の概念を推進していくことは重要であると述べた。詳細はここをクリックして下さい。

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