Cooperation and Coalitions: Civil Society Activism under the Pandemic

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

COVID-19 and Women in East Asia: Collaboration toward a Redefinition of ‘Security’

In late 2020, the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung invited Japan-based NGO Peace Boat, in its capacity as the Regional Secretariat for the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC) in Northeast Asia, to convene a series of webinars on non-traditional security and COVID-19 in Northeast Asia. In this third and final webinar of the series, speakers… Continue reading COVID-19 and Women in East Asia: Collaboration toward a Redefinition of ‘Security’

Ulaanbaatar Process 7 – Summary Document

The Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC) Northeast Asia convened the seventh annual Ulaanbaatar Process meeting on December 9, 2021. Almost 30 participants from throughout the Northeast Asia region, as well as Southeast Asia, Europe and the United States gathered to discuss the current situation in the region, priorities and opportunities for… Continue reading Ulaanbaatar Process 7 – Summary Document

Youth, Peace and Security Training in Ulaanbaatar!

What is the link between Youth, Peace and Security? What is the United Nations Security Council resolution 2250??What issues do we face in our lives in Northeast Asia in relation to peace and security? How are youth taking action to create a more peaceful community, region and world?And what can you do to be a part of… Continue reading Youth, Peace and Security Training in Ulaanbaatar!

2021 International Seminar on Peace in Asia and the Role of Women

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the first meeting of the Seminar on Peace in Asia and the Role of Women (1991-1993), a coalition of 11 Korean women's groups will hold the 2021 International Seminar on Peace in Asia and the Role of Women on 25 November 2021. GPPAC is honoured to co-sponsor… Continue reading 2021 International Seminar on Peace in Asia and the Role of Women

People-Participated Public Diplomacy International Seminar on Women, Peace and Security

On November 12 2021, CAMP Int. Peace and Development Center, Women Making Peace will hold the 'People-Participated Public Diplomacy International Seminar on Women, Peace and Security' under the theme of 'UN-Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace, Security and Korean-Philippine Women and Civil Society’s Peace Action'. We hope that many people interested in women, peace,… Continue reading People-Participated Public Diplomacy International Seminar on Women, Peace and Security

New Report on Building Peace Locally Amidst a Global Pandemic: Infrastructures for Peace in the Era of COVID-19

Local peacebuilders react and adapt to crises through building their own and utilising existing Infrastructures for Peace (also known as I4Ps). Generally, I4Ps are understood as a dynamic network of skills, capacities, resources, tools and institutions that help build constructive relationships and enhance sustainable resilience of societies against the risks of relapse into violence. Local… Continue reading New Report on Building Peace Locally Amidst a Global Pandemic: Infrastructures for Peace in the Era of COVID-19

“Northeast Asia Peace and Cooperation” Session at International Peace Bureau World Peace Congress, Oct 17

GPPAC Northeast Asia is excited to join the International Peace Bureau World Peace Congress 2021, held in a hybrid form both in Barcelona and online from October 15-17, 2021. The Congress featured diverse discussions around bringing a peace perspective into confronting the global challenges of our time. A session coordinated by GPPAC Northeast Asia members… Continue reading “Northeast Asia Peace and Cooperation” Session at International Peace Bureau World Peace Congress, Oct 17