Board of Directors


President
日本国際平和構築協会
理事長
(since 2013 -)
Sukehiro HASEGAWASukehiro HASEGAWA
長谷川 祐弘


 Sukehiro Hasegawa is former Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Timor-Leste and head of UNMISET, UNOTIL and UNMIT (2004- 2006). Hasegawa is currently Chair of the Council of Hiroshima Peacebuilders Center (HPC) and Director for Academic Exchange and Cooperation of the UN Association of Japan. He is also Chief of the ACUNS Liaison Office in Tokyo since 2015. During his UN career that lasted for 37 years, he was Deputy Assistant Administrator of UNDP for Asia (1996-99), Deputy Executive Coordinator of UN Volunteers (1987-1992), Manager of UN Electoral Supervisors for Cambodia Elections (1993), Director, and Policy and Planning, UNOSOM II in Somalia (1994). Hasegawa served as UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Samoa, Rwanda and Timor-Leste, and Deputy SRSG for Timor-Leste (2002-2004). He was Professor, Faculty of Law, Hosei University (2007-2013) and Visiting Professor, UN University (2007-2013). He holds a Ph.D. in international relations from Washington University, St. Louis, USA.

Vice-President
日本国際平和構築協会
副理事長
(since 2016 -)



Takaaki MIZUNO
水野 孝昭



 Takaaki Mizuno, born in 1958, is currently professor of Kanda University of International Studies. He joined daily the Asahi Shimbun, and based as its bureau chief in Hanoi, Vietnam from 1992~1994 and its correspondent in Washington D.C. during the Clinton years. After spending time as a visiting scholar at the East-West Center in Honolulu, and at the Chinese Institute of Contemporary International Relations in Beijing in 2003, he was New York bureau chief to cover the UN before becoming a member of the editorial board of the paper in 2007. He graduated from the University of Tokyo, and later gained M.A. from the Paul Nitze School of Advanced International Relations of the Johns Hopkins University.

Vice-President
日本国際平和構築協会
副理事長
(since 2016 -)
Yoshitaka HANADAYoshitaka HANADA
花田 吉隆


 Yoshitaka Hanada is professor of Global Security Center, National Defense Academy, Japan. He was born in Hokkaido, graduated from Tokyo University, Faculty of Law, and was Minister, Embassy of Japan in Switzerland, Consul General of Japan in Frankfurt, Germany and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Timor-Leste.

Director
日本国際平和構築協会
理 事
(since 2015 -)
Daizo SAKURAIDaizo SAKURAI
櫻井 大三


 Daizo SAKURAI is professor of international law in the Department of Intercultural Communication at Gakushuin Women’s College, Tokyo, Japan. He once has been a research staff in the International Legal Affairs Division at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan. He took his PhD from Chuo University. In his study, he has been focusing in particular upon such topics as estoppel or acquiescence in international law.

Director
日本国際平和構築協会
理 事
(since 2015 -)
Naoko KUMAGAINaoko KUMAGAI
熊谷 奈緒子



 Naoko Kumagai is associate professor at the International University of Japan, where she teaches international politics, international organization, and conflict resolution. She earned a Ph.D. in political science at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.She has been working on the issue of comfort women from the perspectives of politics and morality. In her current research on reconciliation, she compares the Asian Women’s Fund, the Japanese government-initiated moral atonement project for former comfort women, and the German Fund of Remembrance, Responsibility, and Future, for moral compensation for East European slave and forced laborers under the Nazi era. She published a book, Ianfu Mondai (The Issue of Comfort Women), in 2014.

Director
日本国際平和構築協会
理 事
(since 2014 -)
Eiji OYAMADAEiji OYAMADA
小山田 英治


 Eiji Oyamada is Professor at the Graduate School of Global Studies of Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan. In the past, he worked for the United Nations (UN and UNDP: Palestine (2005, 2006), Timor-Leste (2002-3), Tokyo (1991-2002), World Bank (Jakarta, 2004-7) and other governmental agencies mainly in areas of governance. He has also taught at the University of Paramadina (professor), University of Gadjah Mada (visiting professor), Kwansei Gakuin University Japan (visiting professor), University of the Philippines (visiting adjunct professor), Hong Kong City University among others. Member of the JAUNS board since 2013. He holds a PhD (International Development) from Nagoya University.

Director
日本国際平和構築協会
理 事
(since 2014 -)
Katsumi ISHIZUKA

Katsumi ISHIZUKA
石塚 勝美


 Katsumi Ishizuka is professor in the Department of International Business Management at Kyoei University, Japan. He got a PhD at Keele University, England, in 2000. His research interests include UN peacekeeping operations and peace-building. He wrote several books including The History of Peace-building in East Timor (New Delhi: Cambridge University Press India, 2010).


Auditor
日本国際平和構築協会
監 事
(since 2016 -)
Ken InoueKen INOUE
井上 健


 Ken Inoue is Senior Advisor on Democratic Governance of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). He served various the UN Peacekeeping operations as Director of Democratic Governance Support Unit of UNMIT (Timor-Leste), Municipal Administrator of UNMIK (Kosovo), Regional Humanitarian Affairs Officer of UNOSOM II (Somalia), and Deputy Provincial Director of UNTAC (Cambodia). He also worked with Asian Productivity Organization in Tokyo, UN Volunteers in Geneva and Bonn, UN Cambodian Humanitarian Assistance Programme in Bangkok, UNDP in Trinidad & Tobago and World Bank in Washington DC. He is also Member of UNITAR Advisory Board on PKO Training Programme and Supporting Member of Amnesty International Japan. He graduated from Waseda University (Political Science) and IDS, Sussex University (Development Studies).

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