Japan's Contribution to UN Peacekeeping Operations (PKO)
The Program for Global Human Resource Development for Peacebuilding and Development (JFY 2016 Primary Course)
Call for Applications for non-Japanese Program Associates
- The Program for Global Human Resource Development for Peacebuilding and Development (Global Peacebuilders Program) was established by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA) to strengthen the civilian capacity of Japan and other countries in the field of peacebuilding and development. Japan places emphasis on contributing to the peace and stability of the international community under the policy of "Proactive Contribution to Peace" based on the principle of international cooperation. MOFA has commissioned the Hiroshima Peacebuilders Center (HPC) to implement the program for JFY 2015-2017.
- Applications are now open for 10 non-Japanese Program Associates (PAs) [note] to participate in the Primary Course for the JFY 2016 Global Peacebuilders Program. The application guidelines and materials can be found below or on the HPC website Please submit your application and other required documents to HPC via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 17:00 Japan Time (GMT +9) on Monday, October 31, 2016.
[note] Those from the following countries are eligible to apply for the JFY 2016 Primary Course: Angola, China, Jordan, Liberia, Pakistan, Sierra Leone, Timor-Leste, the United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, and Yemen.
- Application Guidelines (PDF)
- Attachment 1-1 Contents of Coursework (PDF)
- Attachment 1-2 Application Form (Word)
- Attachment 1-3 Covenant (PDF)
- Non-Japanese PAs will participate in the Coursework in Tokyo and Hiroshima (conducted in English) from Thursday, January 12, 2016 to Friday, February 17, 2016 (Wednesday, February 22 for those who wish to take part in optional training) together with 15 Japanese PAs.
- Program reports from previous years are available below.
Please contact HPC for inquiries regarding the content of the program or application procedure.
The Hiroshima Peacebuilders Center (HPC)
7F Sagamiya-Honsha, 6 Ichiban-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo