At the international symposium on Japan’s international peace cooperation operations held at UN University on March 5, Japanese government officials provided a general overview, legal framework and operational parameters. During the first session, Mr. Shigeki Takizaki, Director, National Security Policy Division and Director, International Peace Cooperation Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan made a comprehensive power point presentation providing a general overview of Japan`s peace initiatives. Professor Hideaki Shinoda…
Mr. Vesselin Popovski, UNU senior academic officer, opened an international sysmposium on Japan`s international peace cooperation activities. He said that the United Nations had been founded to prevent and resolve international conflicts, achieving and maintaining peace between nations. The maintenance of peace and security remained the main purpose of the UN, as weapons become ever more deadly and the proportion of civilian casualties in war continues to rise….(Kisho Tsuchiya)
Mr. Kevin Gilroy, Chief of Special Operations for Peace and Humanitarian Operations of the UN Volunteers programme visited Hosei University and made a presentation on the roles of UN volunteers in fostering peace and development throughout the world. His presentation was followed by comments made by Professors Yuji Suzuki and Kazumi Goto. The seminar was sponsored by the International Center of Hosei University and its chief assistant, Ms Kimiko Hotokezaka,…
Foreign Minister Alexader Stubb of Finland delivered a memorial lecture at Hosei University on 4 November. He spoke about the European Union as a global power in the making. President Toshio Masuda welcomed and Vice President Akira Tokuyasu introduced the Foreign Minister, and Dean of Law Faculty Atsushi Sugita made concluding remarks.
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