UN University Holds Library Talk (03/03/2014)

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 On 3 March, the UN University Library held its first library talk on the book, Primordial Leadership: Peacebuilding and National Ownership written by Professor Sukehiro Hasegawa. Ambassador Isilio da Silva of Timor-Leste pointed out the significance of five key attributes of leadership that contributed to successful peacebuilding in Timor-Leste. The Ambassador was followed by several other discussants that included Mr. Ken Inoue, former Director for Governance Support, UNMIT, Mr. Takakazu Ito, Office of the Under-Secretary-General for Field Support (DFS), New York, Katsumi Ishizuka, Professor, Kyoei University, Professor Miko Maekawa of Osaka University, Ms. Seiko Toyama, International Peace Cooperation Headquarters, Cabinet Office and Mr. Satoru Miyazawa, UNHCR.

 The photo shows Ambassador Isilio da Silva of Timor-Leste, Professor Sukehiro Hasegawa, Mr. Vesselin Popovski, Director for Peace and Governance and Mr. Kevin Gilroy, Director of Special Operations of UN Volunteers Bonn Headquarters who is explaining the importance of UN assistance to peacebuilding operations.

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