• The ACUNS Tokyo Liaison Office and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) will hold the East Asian Forum on UN Peace Operations entitled New Directions and New Approaches in UN Peace Operations: The Primacy of Politics and Protection of Civilians
  • The event will be held at the Elisabeth Rose Conference Hall, 5th floor, United Nations University, Tokyo
  • 20th April 2018.
  • If you are interested in participating in this forum, please contact Associate Professor Kihara-Hunt, kiharahunt[at] by email.


13:30 – 14:00 Registration for Public Symposium

14:00 – 14:30 Opening Session (Master of Ceremony: Professor Yunmi Choi)

  • David Malone, Rector, UN University
  • Sven Schwersensky, Representative of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES)
  • Math Noortmann, Incoming Executive Director, Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS)
  • Masaki Noke, Director-General, International Peace Cooperation Headquarters, Office of the Prime Minister, Government of Japan

14:30 – 16:00 Panel discussion on UN Peace Operations (Moderator: Coordinator of Japan)

New Directions and New Approaches in UN Peace Operations: Role of East Asian Countries

  • Sebastian von Einsiedel, Director of the UNU Centre for Policy Research (UNU-CPR)
  • Presentation (15 minutes for each country)
  • Japan
  • China
  • Korea
  • Mongolia

16:00 – 17:10 Open Discussion: Questions and Answers

17:10 – 17:25 Summary comments by ACUNS

17:25 – 17:30 Concluding Remarks by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES)

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