HSP Seminar (#230) “Rwanda –Achievements and Challenges”

Description: The seminar aims at providing our students and participants a precious opportunity to deepen their understanding on the socio-economic development that the Republic of Rwanda has achieved in the last few decades, and challenges it is facing. Her Excellency Ms. Venitia Sebudandi, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Rwanda will make the key note speech. Two discussants will then provide perspectives from their professional experience with the United Nations and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) respectively.

There will be questions and answers time at the end.

The seminar is open to the public.

Date: May, 31, 2017 18:45 – 20:15
Venue: Bldg. 18 ,4th floor, Collaboration Room 1, Komaba Campus, University of Tokyo
Lecturer: Her Excellency Ms. Venetia SEBUDANDI (Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Rwanda, Embassy of the Republic of Rwanda)
Commentator: Prof. Sukehiro Hasegawa (former United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Timor-Leste)

Mr. Tomoyuki Naito (Senior Advisor for ICT and Development,

Japan International Cooperation Agency)

Moderator: Prof. Yasunobu Sato (Professor, Graduate Program on Human Security, University of Tokyo; Director, Research Center for Sustainable Peace)
Language: English
Materials: To be provided at the venue.
Organizers: Graduate Program on Human Security, University of Tokyo (HSP)
Co-organizers: Research Center for Sustainable Peace, Institute of Advanced Global Studies (IAGS), University of Tokyo

Research Center for African Studies, Institute of Advanced Global Studies (IAGS), University of Tokyo

Research Center for Sustainable Development, Institute of Advanced Global Studies (IAGS), University of Tokyo

Global Peacebuilding Association of Japan