On March 26, Professor Sukehiro Hasegawa, Ms. Akari Kano, and eight students from the Hasegawa seminar class discussed the implications of Japan’s massive earthquake and nuclear power plant issue. Professor Hasegawa and Ms. Kano emphasized that Japanese leaders needed to realize how important for Japan act as a global leader on handling the nuclear power issue.(Keisuke Nagashima, Jun Sune Misu)
On March 13, six female students of the Hosei Second High School started their special English language class in prepration for their interviews by Kent. The Hasegawa seminar students who assisted in conducting class are Mr. Akira Nakamura, Ms Aoi Yokoda, Ms. Mika Kato and Mr. Hayato Takeuchi.
Professor Hasegawa and 30 trainees of the Hiroshima Peacebuilders from 16 countries visited Yamato Museum at the port city of Kure outside of Hiroshima and also the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Naval Academy in Edajima on February 19, 2011.
Professor Hasegawa spoke to a group of trainees attending the peacebuilding training program held in Hiroshima. Organized by the HIroshima Peacebuilders with funds provided by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the training course had 30 trainees from several countries including China.
On Tuesday 15 February 2011, Minister of Finance of Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste Emilia Pires made a comprehensive presentation on “Accomplishments and Challenges of a Post-Conflict Country” at a seminar organized by the Institute of Sustainability and Peace of the United Nations University in Tokyo. She spoke about tangible achievements made and the need for further progress in the post-conflict peacebuilding taking place in Timor-Leste. (Hayato Takeuchi)
At the UNU Interactive Seminar on Global Issues, Professor Ramesh Thakur of the University of Waterloo introduced a new book entitled The Dark Side of Globalization published by the United Nations University Press. Professor Sukehiro Hasegawa participated in the book review meeting as discussant. Introduction was made by Mr. Vesselin Popovski, the Senior Academic Programme Officer of UNU. (Jun Sune Misu)
Professor Hasegawa delivered lectures to 20 trainees at a training seminars organized by the Hiroshima Peacebuilders. The training seminar was funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Professor Hasegawa explained the integrated peacebuilding mission approach as well as the leadership roles and competencies required of the Special Representatives of the Secretary-General and Resident Coordinators of the UN system in post-conflict countries.
Mr. Hairong Lai, Executive Director of the China Center for Overseas Social and Philosophical Theories spoke to Hosei graduate class students on Monday, 20th December 2010. He made a presentation on “Changing Political and Economic Structure in China and Its Implications for Foreign Policy.”(Kisho Tsuchiya)
On September 6, the Timor-Leste Dili Administrator, Mr. Ruben Braz, met with Professor Hasegawa of Hosei University and informed him about the improving situation in his district. The District Administrator informed Hasegawa that the Government provided each district with funds for development in a similar way as RESPECT which had been supported by the Government of Japan in 2003-2005. A council of village representatives reviewed proposals for funding.
Professor Sukehiro Hasegawa of Hosei University met with Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao and also Mr. Fernando “La Sama” de Araujo, President of the National Parliament of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste at a national consultation meeting held in Metinaro, in the District of Dili as well as Mr. Ruben Braz, District Administrator. It was the last of a series of meetings the Prime Minister made throughout the country, explaining the…
Professor Hasegawa accompanied by his assistants Kisyo Tsuchiya and Yuho Nakagawa met with Thomas Cabral, Director of the Technical Secretariat of Electoral Administration of Timor-Leste and his delegation on Monday, 12 July at Happo-en. They visited Japan from 7 to 13 July as part of the “Election Visit Programme” to observe the elections of members of the House of Councilors of the Diet of Japan. At a recption held in…
Professor Hasegawa delivered a graduation prize day memorial speech entitled “New Leadership in a Globalizing World” on 30 May at the South Kent School in Connecticut, USA before graduating students and their parents and friends. Also in attendance were Chairman Rosenburg of the Board of Trustees, Headmaster Andrew Vadnais and other faculty memebers. The text of Professor Hasegawa`s speech is shown below. South Kent School Prize Day Speech May 30,…
Vice President of Hosei University Katsumi Enomoto, Professor Sukehiro Hasegawa and Mr. Kimiyoshi Hayashi visited South Kent School and Kent School in Connecticut, USA on 27 and 28 May in order to start a programme for Hosei high school students to study at these schools. In September of this year, two Hosei high school male students will be enrolled in South Kent School and two female students are expected to…
Chika Suefuji. our seminar student, started her internship with UNDP in Washington, D.C. She has already attended eight symposiums about development and is now helping to organize an event for Haiti, which is going to take place in late April. She has had opportunities to hear speeches made by Mr. Robert Zoellick, the President of the World Bank, We wish her much success in her internship. (Aoi Yokoda)