Those who are interested in attending the seminar, please send your full name to Ms. Arbenita Sopaj (arbenitasopaj[@]gmail.com).
This online seminar will be joined by Lise Morjé Howard, President of ACUNS and Professor of Government at Georgetown University and Prof. Kate Gilmore, former UN Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights. If you are interested in this event, please find the program below and fill in the registration form here.
Senior Afghan Government Official, Youssof Ghafoorzai, will be joined by former UN Special Representative Tadamichi Yamamoto in examining the role of UN in Afghanistan. Ambassador Ghafoorzai will also explain the significance of peace talks between the Government of Afghanistan and the Taliban group that has taken place in Doha, Qatar on Sept. 12. 2020. If you are interested in the seminar, please click here for a provisional program and send your name to Ms. Arbenita Sopaj: arbenitasopaj[@]gmail.com.
In Tokyo, Princess Akiko struck the peace bell at the ceremony held at Zojoji Temple. After the bell-beating ceremony, Sukehiro Hasegawa, chairman of the Japan Committee for International Peace Day, explained the purpose of the event. Then, Sen Genshitsu, president of the United Nations Association of Japan and the head of Urasenke, and Yoshiko Higashikuni, Chairman of the World Federation Culture and Education Promotion Council, gave a speech, and Yuriko Koike, the Governor of Tokyo Metropolitan Government, gave a congratulatory address. Actress Mikako Yoshida then read a message from Fabrizio Hochschild, Special Advisor to the Secretary-General for the 75th anniversary of the United Nations. Please clickhere. (Reporter: Yuuki Watanabe)
Akio Miyajima, Japanese Ambassador to Turkey explained Turkey as a “rising power” with “volatility” and “resilience” in the turbulent Middle East region and beyond from various aspects including its diplomacy, military, domestic affairs, and economy. He emphasized that Turkey, a nation of 83 million people with tremendous potential holds the key to regional stability and global peacebuilding as the influence and commitment of the United States wanes and declines.
Those who wish to participate, please pre-register at ”tanimoto[@]gpaj.org” by Monday, September 7. We’ll send you a return Zoom account.
Moderated by Ms. Arbenita SOPAJ of GPAJ, Ambassador Leon Malazogu based in Japan and his colleagues Ambassador Hajdin Abazi in Australia, Ambassador Qendrim Gashi in France and Ms. Merdiana Leci, Department for Bilateral Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs spoke about the contemporary Kosovo. Please click here for the full report of the seminar.
The conversation topic will center on “Global Governance in the Post-Corona Era: The Role of the United Nations, the United States and East Asian Countries.” This seminar will be conducted in English. Please click here to learn more about the program details. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP with your name and updated email address to Ms. Elizabeth Gamarra via egamarra15[@]yahoo.com. You will receive the official Zoom link prior to the event.
Mr. Koji SAKANE, JICA Senior Director for Peacebuilding Office, Professor Takaaki MIZUNO and Professor Katsumi ISHIZUKA will make general comments while GPAJ Vice President Professor KUMAGAI, Ambassador Motoo NOGUCHI、Mr. Ken INOUE, Professor AI KIHARA-HUNT and Ms. Arbenita SOPAJ will analyze reconciliation and transitional justice issues.
Ambassador MALAZOGU will also discuss the implication of the advisory opinion of 22 July 2010 of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) entitled “Accordance with international law of the unilateral declaration of independence in respect of Kosovo” and its relevant orders. For details, please click here.
Three events proposed and approved by the Diet Committee for World Federalist Movement are (1) Tokyo Peacebuilding Forum (co-sponsored by the Diet Committee and the Global Peacebuilding Association of Japan), (2) the Commission on Global Governance continues to address global issues, e.g. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and gender empowerment, and (3) a signature movement to establish the United Nations Parliamentary Assembly.
Rational solutions to these problems are should not be for finding solutions that benefit only oneself but that should have altruistic spirit. It should also serve the purpose of SDGs, i.e. “None should be left behind.”
Spread of new coronavirus is serious but not new as the mankind had experienced more deadly pandemic before such as the Spanish flu, also known as the 1918 flu pandemic, which killed millions of soldiers and people. The international community must be united in safeguarding the health and life of people around the world.
He is a member of the House of Representatives, and a former leader of Kibō no Tō. Before joining Kibō, Tamaki was a member of the Democratic Party.
Mr. FUKUYAMA is a native of Tokyo, he graduated from Doshisha University and received a master’s degree from Kyoto University.
Mr. INOUE is a senior member of the House of Representatives in the Diet. A native of Toyama, Toyama and graduate of Tohoku University, he was elected to the House of Representatives for the first time in 1990.
自民党からは伊吹文明元衆議院議長と共に大西英男、左藤章、三原朝彦の3人の衆議院議員と猪口邦子と武見敬三参議院議員が出席した。公明党より井上義久副代表、立憲民主党からは代表として福山哲郎幹事長、そして中川正春と山川百合子の２人の衆議院議員が参加した。国民民主党からは玉木雄一郎代表と浅野哲衆議院議員、維新の会からは馬場伸幸幹事長、共産党からは笠井亮衆議院議員そして社会民主党 福島瑞穂 党首が参加された。