date : 14-05-21 13:41
2014 Tokyo International Conference of NGOs on History and Peace
 name : historyngo
counter : 1,640  





2014 Tokyo International Conference of NGOs on History and Peace

 

 

1.    Overview

Title

2014 Tokyo International Conference of NGOs on History and Peace

Date

20 (Fri.) – 23 (Mon.) June 2014

Place

YMCA Asia Youth Center / YMCA hotel, Tokyo

Address: 2-5-5 Sarugaku-Cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0064 JAPAN

Tel 03-3233-0611  Fax 03-3233-0633

E-mailayc@ymcajapan.org   Website: http://www.ymcajapan.org/ayc/hotel/

Theme

Building Peace in East Asia: Reestablishment of Korean-Japanese Relations through Review of the Korea (ROK)-Japan Treaty (1965) 

Slogan

A Historical Step, A Peaceful Future

Co-hosts

International NGO History Forum for Peace in East Asia

The Council of Civil Society Organizations for the Realization of Korea-Japan Declaration (Korea)

The Executive Committee of the Campaign for the Re-establishment of Japan-Korea Relations, 2015  (Japan)

Main events

Press conference, opening, plenary, international symposium, workshops, youth forum, field work

Participants

Around 300 members

(240 Japanese, 60 Koreans, and 10 overseas delegates)

Language

Korean, Japanese, English

Simultaneous translations will be provided.

(Korean/Japanese/English for Plenary 1 & 2)

(Korean/Japanese for Workshop 1)

(For workshop 2, Korean, Japanese, and English)

(For workshop 3, English will be a main language.)

 

2. The Aims of the 2014 Tokyo International Conference of NGOs :

“The bi-annual conference of this year is mainly focused on historical reconciliation and peacebuilding between Korea and Japan.”

1)      to share experiences on grassroots movements by civil societies and to promote historical understandings in order to pursue shared values for a peaceful future

2)      to reestablish historical perceptions through the reevaluation and reflection on the Korea-Japan Treaty of 1965 and San Francisco Peace Treaty of 1952

3)      to build peace in East Asia by overcoming colonial legacies and solving historical conflicts between Korea and Japan

4)      to arrange action plans of the campaign for the reestablishment of Korea-Japan relations toward the 50th anniversary of the 1965 Korea-Japan Treaty in 2015

5)      to share various experiences of history NGOs and strengthening their networks

6)      to develop agenda and programs for the 6th International NGO Conference on History and Peace to be held in 2015

 

2. Goals and vision of the International NGO Conference on History and Peace

 

1)    Goals

 


 

2)    Vision

 


 

 

 


4. Overall Timetable

 

Date

Time

Activities

Details

Notes

June 20 (Fri.)

Morning

Arrival

Check-in

Korean delegates (60 members)

Overseas delegates (10 members)

Airport

Haneda or Narita

Transportation

Afternoon

15:00-16:30

Press Conference

All overseas delegates including Koreans

Selective Japanese delegates

At the House of Representatives

In Tokyo

Evening

19:00

Dinner

Orientation

All overseas delegates

Selective Japanese delegates

At Tokyo Korean YMCA

 

June 21

(Sat.)

Morning

10:30-11:00

11:00-13:00

 

Opening

Plenary 1

 

All participants (about 300)

Main conference hall (space Y, 9th fl.)

Simultaneous

interpretation

J/K/E

Afternoon

14:00-17:30

 

Plenary 2

 

All participants

Main conference hall (space Y, 9th Fl.)

Simultaneous

interpretation

J/K/E

Evening

19:00

 

Dinner

 

Overseas delegates

At Tokyo Korean YMCA

 

June 22

(Sun.)

Morning

10:00-15:00

 

Workshop 1

Workshop 2

 

Organized by Japanese NGOs

Organized by NGO History Forum

 

Space Y

Rm. 304

Afternoon

13:00-15:00

 

15:30-17:00

 

Workshop 3

Youth Forum

Closing

 

Organized by NGO History Forum

Organized by Korea/Japanese Youth

Reports about each session

Resolution

 

Room 304

Room 305

Evening

18:00

Network

gathering

over Dinner

All participants

Location TBA

June 23

(Mon)

AM

PM

Check-out

Field works

Departure

Overseas delegates including Koreans

Moving in two groups

Visiting Japanese NGOs or historical monuments

                                          J: Japanese/ K: Korean  / E: English


 

5. Conference Schedule and Programs

 

June 20 (Fri.)

                     Arrival (Korean & overseas delegates)

                     Check-in ( YMCA hotel, Tokyo called “Tokyo Korean YMCA”)

15:00-16:30        Press conference (all overseas representatives and selective Japanese delegates)

                     At the House of Representatives

19:00-20:00        Dinner and Orientation

 

June 21 (Sat.)

09:30-10:00        Registration

10:00-10:30        Opening

Welcoming

Remarks

Group photos

11:00-13:00        Plenary 1

"Building Peace in East Asia: Reestablishment of the Korean-Japanese Relations through Review of the Korea (ROK)-Japan Treaty (1965)"