Japan's Contribution to UN Peacekeeping Operations (PKO)

Call for Applications for non-Japanese Program Associates

April 21, 2016

1. The Program for Global Human Resource Development for Peacebuilding and Development (Global Peacebuilders Program) is a program established by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA) in order to strengthen the civilian capacity of Japan and other countries in the field of peacebuilding and development. MOFA has commissioned the Hiroshima Peacebuilders Center (HPC) to implement the program. 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.

2. Applications are now open for 10 non-Japanese Program Associates (PAs) [note] to participate in the Primary Course for the JFY 2015 Global Peacebuilders Program. The application guidelines and materials can be found below or on the HPC websiteOpen a New Window Please submit your application and other required documents on the HPC website by 17:00 Japan Time (GMT +9) on November 12, 2015.

[note] Those from the following countries are eligible to apply for this program in JFY 2015: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Iraq, Kenya, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Uganda

3. Non-Japanese PAs will participate in the Coursework in Tokyo and Hiroshima (conducted in English) from January 18, 2016 to February 19 (February 23 for those who wish to take part in optional training), 2016 together with 15 Japanese PAs.

4. The reports of the past years’ programs (pamphlet format) are available below.

For inquiries on the content of the program or application procedure

The Hiroshima Peacebuilders Center (HPC)
7F Sagamiya-Honsha, 6 Ichiban-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
102-0082 JAPAN
http://eng.peacebuilderscenter.jp/Open a New Window

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