ACUNS Annual Meeting Going Virtual

2020-04-07

ACUNS Annual Meeting, which was scheduled to be held on 25-27 June 2020 in London, is turned into the first all virtual annual meeting. This is a challenge, but also an opportunity. All plenary and panel presentations and discussions will be held on-line. Additional submission of paper presentation and panel presentation proposals are accepted until 15 April 2020. For details, please see https://acuns.org/am2020/
(Ai Kihara-Hunt, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Tokyo, and Member of the Board of Directors, Academic Council on the United Nations System)

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Dr. Ai Kihara-Hunt, Associate Professor at the Graduate Program on Human Security, the University of Tokyo, presented a paper at the ACUNS Plenary Panel III, focusing on crime, conflict and development (22/06/2019)

2019-06-22

The other panelists were Mr. Kwesi Aning, Director, Faculty of Academic Affairs & Research, Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre, and Mr. Jean-Luc Lemahieu, Director Division for Policy Analysis and Public Information, UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

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Six Japanese participate in the 2019 ACUNS Annual Meeting held at Stellenbosch University in South Africa. (22/06/2019)

2019-06-22

ACUNS Annual Academic Meeting was held at Stellenbosch University, South Africa. Six Japanese academic participated in the event. At the Plenary, Kihara-Hunt Ai, University of Tokyo served a panelist. The Japanese scholars who presented papers are Hiromi Fujishige, Associate Professor, Aoyama Gakuin University, Ayako Inokuchi, Doctoral student, Osaka School of International Public Policy, Osaka University, Professors Yasushi Katsuma, Waseda University, Yasue Mochizuki of Kwansei Gakuin University and Yasuhiro Ueki of Sophia University. For more detail, see https://acuns.org/am19-plenary-sessions/

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Trilateral UN Academic Councils of Japan, China and Korea Meet at Fudan University in Shanghai, China (16-18/10/2015)

2015-11-02

 The academic councils of the three Northeast Asian countries, the China Academic Net for United Nations Studies (CANUNS), the Japan Association for United Nations Studies (JAUNS) and the Korea Academic Council on the United Nations System (KACUNS) met and discussed global and regional peace and security issues along with sustainable development and human rights. Please click here for the full story and program.

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ACUNS Liaison Office established in Tokyo (13/08/2015)

2015-08-13

On August 10, 2015, the Executive Committee of Academic Council on the UN System and its Board of Directors unanimously decided to establish its Liaison Office and to appoint Professor Hasegawa as the first ACUNS Liaison Officer in Tokyo. Prior to this appointment, Hasegawa chaired an ACUNS session at the Hague Institute of Global Justice in the Netherlands on June 11.

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