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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

GPPAC Northeast Asia Dialogue on ROK Presidential election implications for peacebuilding

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

Cross-border cooperation – Disasters, COVID-19 and Confidence Building

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

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

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