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Ulaanbaatar Process Monthly Dialogue – The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) and Northeast Asia
May 19, 2022 On May 19, around twenty representatives of civil society throughout Northeast Asia gathered online to join the Ulaanbaatar Process monthly dialogue, convened by GPPAC Northeast Asia. The session began with a presentation by Kawasaki Akira, Peace Boat Executive Committee Member and President of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), focusing… Continue reading Ulaanbaatar Process Monthly Dialogue – The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) and Northeast Asia
On April 20, 25 GPPAC Northeast Asia members and friends joined an online dialogue to discuss the results of the recent Republic of Korea Presidential election and their implications for peacebuilding and security on the Korean Peninsula and in Northeast Asia more broadly, as part of the Ulaanbaatar Process. Participants from throughout Northeast Asia including… Continue reading GPPAC Northeast Asia Dialogue on ROK Presidential election implications for peacebuilding
March 18 is the date the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 was adopted in 2015, at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan. On this day we reflect upon the connections between natural disasters and COVID-19 from a peacebuilding perspective. This is a report from a webinar in… Continue reading Cross-border cooperation – Disasters, COVID-19 and Confidence Building
What is the link between Youth, Peace and Security? What issues do young people in Northeast Asia face in their lives in Northeast Asia in relation to peace and security? And how are youth taking action to create a more peaceful community, region and world? 21 young Mongolian leaders gathered at a training held by… Continue reading GPPAC Youth, Peace and Security Workshop in Mongolia
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all sectors of society and civil society, and peacebuilding organisations are no exception. In late 2020, Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung invited the Japan-based NGO Peace Boat, in its role as the Northeast Asia Regional Secretariat for the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC), to organize a series of webinars focused… Continue reading Cooperation and Coalitions: Civil Society Activism under the Pandemic
As peacebuilders many of us know what it means to live through war. The Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict network stands in solidarity with all who desire peace, all who believe in it, and all who take action to make peacebuilding more powerful than conflict, more compelling than war. This video is… Continue reading Stop the War in Ukraine, Stop All Wars!