HSP Seminar (#278) “The possibilities for cooperation with Cambodia through civil society in the age of SDGs: Japan’s role amid COVID-19 and new US-China tensions” (Feb. 22, 2021)

Title The possibilities for cooperation with Cambodia through civil society in the age of SDGs: Japan’s role amid COVID-19 and new US-China tensions
Descriptions In Session 1, Mr. Koma will discuss the problems and possibilities of agricultural development in Cambodia in relation to Japanese agricultural support. In Session 2, the topic of civil society in Japanese ODA and her governance support will be discussed within the context of the growing influence of China on Cambodia. Finally, with the inclusion of SDG16+ research institutes (http://cdr.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp/RCSP/topics/869.html), a call to action by Japanese NGOs, in particular, PFCJ, to JICA, the Japanese government and Japanese Private Sector.
Date Month Date, 2021 (Mon.) 17:45 – 21:00(Open from 17:15, Screening a video from 17:30)
Venue Online webinar
Lecturers 1st session: Keynote speech
Dr. Yang Saing Koma (Chairman of the Board of the Grassroot Democratic Party, CEDAC founder and former representative. To participate online)

2nd session: Panel discussion
Tomoko Ako (Professor, University of Tokyo)
Ken Inoue (Vice Chairman, Japan International Peacebuilding Association)

Commentators 1st session:
Hironobu Kurata (KURATA PEPPER Co. Ltd. Commentator, participating online)

2nd session:
Yasunobu Sato (Professor, University of Tokyo)
Michiya Kumaoka (Professor, Japan Institute of the Moving Image; Co-Representative, People’s Forum on. Cambodia, Japan)

Moderators General Moderator:
Ryu Morita (Executive Director, Japan Overseas Christian Medical Cooperative Service)

1st session:
Koua Tasaka (Representation from Japan, Pesticide Action Network Asia And The Pacific (PAN AP))
Yukiko Yonekura (Associate Professor, Showa Women’s University)

2nd session:
Machiko Kaida (Representative Director, Japan International Center for the Rights of the Child (C-rights))
Yasunobu Sato (Professor, University of Tokyo)

Languages English, Japanese
Materials Preparing
Organizers Graduate Program on Human Security (HSP), The University of Tokyo;
People’s Forum for Cambodia, Japan (PFCJ);
Research Center for Sustainable Peace (RCSP), Institute of Advanced Global Studies (IAGS), The University of Tokyo
Supporters Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan;
United Nations Forum
Notes Application:

Contact: Haruki Matsui (Student, University of Tokyo)
Email address: matchan0527[at]icloud.com
Phone Number: 09086556537

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