At the ACUNS annual meeting held in Seoul, nearly 20 Japanese scholars and experts of UN peace operation joined 250 other participants from all over the world and discussed how to revitalize the United Nations in human rights, peace and development.
Ai Kihara-Hunt, Associate Professor of Tokyo University made a presentation on her findings about individual criminal accountability of UN police personnel, who serve in UN peace operations.
Hasegawa calls for Asian participants to voice more actively their views and opinions at ACUNS meetings and contribute more to dialogue and mutual understandings across academics and practitioners of the world.
The 14th spring conference of the Japan Evaluation Society holds a thematic session to examine major issues and prospects of the governance systems in private and public sectors.
Kihara-Hunt succeeds Professor Katsumi Ishizuka who had completed his term as the Secretary-General at the end of March and Mr. Shintaro Higashiyama who acted ad interim until his departure for Bangladesh on an IOM assignment.
In his keynote speech, Professor Hasegawa explained the changing nature of conflicts and stresses the importance of conflict prevention and resolution.
GPAJ President Hasegawa presented his concept of a communitarian autonomous peace at the meeting of CCCPA International Advisory Board held in Cairo, Egypt, on April 10, 2017.
At the meeting of CCCPA International Advisory Board, Director Ashraf Swelam identified newly “internationalized” conflicts and transboundary threats emerging in Africa and expressed his appreciation of support provided by Japan.
Japan`s support is much appreciated for Africa to develop and own its path to peace, security and stability.