Both Mr. Takakazu ITO and Dr. Herman SALTON will make a presentation on the multilateral diplomacy among the United Nations to strengthen UN peacebuilding from 15:00 to 17:30 on Saturday 17th November 2018 at JICA Headquater Room 111.
If you would like to participate, please contact Mr. Masakuni Tanimoto Secretary-General of GPAJ (tanimoto[@]gpaj.org).
【DATE】 15:00-17:30 Saturday, 17th November, 2018
【VENUE】 Conference Room 111, the JICA Headquaters (5-25 Niban-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)
15:00-15:10 Welcome remarks
15:10-16:10 “Triangular Partnership to strengthen UN Peacekeeping Operations”
Mr. Takakazu ITO
Senior Programme Officer, Department for Field Support, United Nations
15:10-16:10 “Dangerous Diplomacy: Bureaucracy, Power Politics, and the Role of the UN Secretariat in Rwanda”
Dr. Herman SALTON
Associate Professor, International Christian University
17:20-17:30 Concluding remarks
Dr. Herman Salton is currently Associate Professor of International Relations at the International Christian University (ICU) in Tokyo, Japan, and specializing in international organizations, global ethics, international law, and the United Nations. He was educated at the Universities of Trento (Italy), Auckland (New Zealand), Wales (UK), and Oxford (UK), and holds two doctoral degrees, one in international law and the other in international relations. He was a visiting scholar at Sciences-Po Paris and TUJ Tokyo; an officer at the Icelandic Human Rights Centre in Reykjavik, Iceland; and briefly an Associate in the Under-Secretary-General’s Office at UN Headquarters in New York, USA. He has served as a Senior Adviser to the Center for Advanced Studies in South Asia (CASS) in Kathmandu, Nepal, and as Treasurer of the International Studies Association’s Asia-Pacific Section (ISA-AP). He is fluent in English, Italian, French and Spanish.