For upcoming listings for APR2P events in Japan and the region, see Events.
June 2014 - Panel on 'Promoting Rule of Law in Conflict Affected States' as part of Strengthening Rules-based Order in the Asia-Pacific Symposium, held in Canberra, Australia
With the support of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) hosted a symposium on Strengthening rules-based order in the Asia–Pacific at the Hyatt, Canberra, on 2 June 2014. The symposium, an invitation-only event, aimed to investigate the prospects for strengthening order-building in a range of areas, focusing on rules and norms in the Asia–Pacific. Each panel comprised a chairperson to guide discussions and three subject matter experts to proffer opinions on specific aspects of policy issues in question. The Asia-Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect's (APR2P) Dr. Noel Morada participated in the session 2 panel: 'Promoting rule of law in conflict-affected states', providing suggestions on how Japan and Australia could contribute to building capacity in the region.
January 2011 –Dissemination Meeting of the Responsibility to Protect Study Group at the Japan International Cooperation Agency Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
Co-organized by the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies and the Japan International Cooperation Agency Research Institute, this seminar aimed to: map out and understand different stakeholders’ perceptions of R2P in Asia; to track regional conceptual development of R2P; analyse the operationalisation of R2P in Southeast Asia and other Asian sub-regions; and examine regional mechanisms to promote R2P in Southeast Asia and beyond. This meeting was part of a project funded under the 2009 Australia R2P Fund, and was attended by Sarah Teitt on behalf of the APR2P.
March 2010 - Public Lecture: General Overview of Japan's International Peace and Cooperation and "Responsibility to Protect (R2P)" held at UQ
Ms. Miki Honda, Assistant Professor at Global-COE Program of Waseda University and lecturer at Kawamura Gakuen Woman's University, spoke at APR2P about the security policy of the Japanese government, providing insight on Japan's peacebuilding and peacekeeping operations. She also discussed the possibilities and limitations of Japanese contribution to capacity building with relation to protecting populations from genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity.
June 2009—Workshop: The Responsibility to Protect: Japan’s Role in Translating the Principle from Words to Deeds’ at Waseda University, Japan
Organised by the Global Institute for Asian Regional Integration (GIARI), Asia Human Community (AHC) and APR2P, this workshop provided an opportunity for Japanese experts to discuss points of convergence between R2P and Japan’s foreign policy, and how tailoring Japan’s ongoing support for humanitarian assistance, peacebuilding and peace operations to the prevention of mass atrocities may contribute to the implementation of R2P.