First online book review will be held on Spirit of Peacebuilding on 22nd August.(22/08/2020)

 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.


Global Peacebuilding Association of Japan
1st Online Book Review
(長谷川祐弘『平和構築の志』創成社, 2020)

22 August 2020 15:00 – 17:00

15:00 – 15:05 Opening remarks Ambassador Tadanori INOMATA
15:05 – 15:20 Introduction by the Author

15:20 – 15:50 General Comments
          Mr. Koji SAKANE
          Professor Takaaki MIZUNO
          Professor Katsumi ISHIZUKA

15:50-16:40 Discussion
     Professor Naoko KUMAGAI
      (Initiator to introduce general aspects of truth and reconciliation and transitional justice issues involved) 

     Ambassador Motoo NOGUCHI
      (Discussant to raise relevant issues relative with the experience of Cambodia Khmer Rouge Trials)

     Mr. Ken Inoue INOUE
      (Discussant to comment on the implication of the Matenous Bere Incident for peace and justice)

     Professor Ai KIHARA-HUNT
      (discussant to assess the validity of PNTL as a para judicial system)

     Ms. Arbenita Sopaj
      (Discussant to compare State legitimacy between Timor- Leste and Kosovo after independence)

16:40 – 16:50 Response by the Author

16:50-17:00 Review of the first book review session

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