Hiroshima Peacebuilders Center (HPC) co-organizes an open event in Hiroshima on February 11, 2011 together with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) Hiroshima Office. The event consists of the seminar entitled "Reconsidering Peacebuilding in Hiroshima" and an opportunity for communication between the 30 participants of the Primary Course from Japan and 15 other Asian countries and people in Hiroshima.
|Date:||15:00-19:00, February 11 Fri. 2011|
|Venue:||Hiroshima Aster Plaza,(Part1)4F Large Meeting Room A&B,|
(Part2)4FLarge Japanese-style Room
|Language:||English(simultaneous interpretation is available.)|
|Organizer:||Hiroshima Peacebuilders Center (HPC)|
|Co-Organization:||United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) Hiroshima Office and Aster Plaza|
|General inquiries and application procedure:|
|Hiroshima Peacebuilders Center (HPC)|
|Tel: 082-236-1414 Fax: 082-247-0643|
*Please send an e-mail to HPC (email@example.com) according to the following instruction.
- Please write as "Participation in Open Seminar and Cultural Exchange on February 11" in the title.
- Please refer to participant's name, affiliation and contact information in the text.
|＜Part 1＞ Open Seminar: Reconsidering the Significance of Peacebuilding Trainings in Hiroshima|
|15:00-15:10 Opening Speech|
| -Takehiro SHIMADA|
(Director, International Peace Cooperation Division, Foreign Policy Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan)
|15:10-15:30 Presentation "UNITAR's Interest in Hiroshima with Special Reference to the Afghan Fellowship Program*"|
|-Alexander MEJIA (Head, United Nations Institute for Training and Research [UNITAR] Hiroshima Office)|
|15:40-16:40 Lecture "Post-Conflict Peacebuilding in Japan and Hiroshima"|
|-Hideaki SHINODA (Director, Hiroshima Peacebuilders Center [HPC] / Associate Professor, Hiroshima University)|
|16:40-17:00 Q&A and Discussions|
|*The Afghan Fellowship Program was initiated by UNITAR in 2003 and is aiming at capacity building and enhancing the leadership, management and professional skills of a core group of senior government officials, academics and practitioners primarily from Afghanistan.|
|＜Part 2＞ Sharing the Idea of Peace and Cultural Exchange (tentative)|
|17:10-19:00 Free Discussion and Cultural Exchange between participants of the Primary Course and people in Hiroshima.|