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The Graduation Ceremony for the 23rd Basic Course Stars

From May 30 to June 3, 2022, the Japan Peacekeeping Training and Research Center (JPC) hosted the 23rd Basic Course in its facility in Ichigaya.
@At the end of the course, on June 2, as guest lecturer, we invited Ms. SEYA Rumiko, President of authorized NPO REALs (Reach Alternatives); Lt. Col. SONODA Naotaka and Lt. Col. MAEBUCHI Keisuke of the International Cooperation Office, Operations Department, Joint Staff; each of whom gave a professional and detailed lecture based on their experiences.
@On the final day of the course, on June 3, as the wrap-up of the group study, we held a comprehensive group study. Each group actively asked questions and exchanged opinions, making this short-term course effective.
@Commandant of the Joint Staff College, Lieutenant General TAJIRI Yusuke, made a speech to the students and encouraged them to gtake home and share the knowledge and the skill you have acquired during the course and be a core personnel in the international missions,h and the student left the JPC with newly acquired knowledge and skill to their units.
  • Classes by the guest lectures



  • Ms. SEYA Rumiko, President of authorized NPO REALs (Reach Alternatives)


  • Lt. Col. SONODA Naotaka
    of the International Cooperation Office,
    Operations Department, Joint Staff

  • Lt. Col. MAEBUCHI Keisuke
    of the International Cooperation Office,
    Operations Department, Joint Staff




  • Comprehensive Group Study





  • Graduation Ceremony


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The 23rd Basic Course Stars

@From May 30, 2022, the Japan Peacekeeping Training and Research Center (JPC) has started the 23rd Basic Course in its facility in Ichigaya.
@A lot of students who have the experiences of being dispatched abroad attend this course and they actively participate in class asking questions based on their experiences.
@During the group study, students from the SDF and the Cabinet Officefs Secretariat of Peace Cooperation Headquarters exchange their opinions from different viewpoints and share their experiences to deepen their knowledge of international peace cooperation activities.
@At the end of the course, we are scheduled to have the lecture by an invited guest and the comprehensive study aiming to broaden their knowledge.

  • Scenes from the course




  • Group study


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The Entrance Ceremony for the 23rd Basic Course

@On May 30, 2022, the Japan Peacekeeping Training and Research Center (JPC) held the entrance ceremony for the 23rd Basic Course in its facility in Ichigaya.
@Commandant of the Joint Staff College, Lieutenant General TAJIRI Yusuke, made a speech to the students including SDF personnel scheduled to dispatch to international peace cooperation activities and those from the Cabinet Officefs Secretariat of Peace Cooperation Headquarters at the ceremony. In his speech he encouraged the students to gstudy activelyh and gstrengthen the bonds of friendship among classmates from other ministries/agencies and servicesh based on the coursefs educational goal, gacquiring knowledge for international peace cooperation activitiesh.
@One-week course has started and the JPS will educate the students about the basic knowledge for international peace cooperation activities and its relevant rules.
  • Group photo (Masks were removed only during the photo shoot.)
    Front row: Commandant of the Joint Staff College and the JPC staff
    Other rows: Students




  • Entrance ceremonies


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The 22nd Basic Course

@From September 27 to October 1, 2021, the Japan Peacekeeping Training and Research Center (JPC) held the 22nd Basic Course under thorough anti-infection measures against the novel coronavirus in its facility in F2 building on camp Ichigaya.
@A total of 26 students including the SDF members who are candidates for international peace cooperation and other activities, and personnel from the Secretariat of the International Peace Cooperation Headquarters of the Cabinet Office and International Affairs Division, Ministerfs Secretariat of the Ministry of Justice learned basic knowledge and laws about international peace cooperation activities, etc.
@The JPC invited KITAMARU Kaoruko, former Chief of the Information Analysis Unit, *DDR Section, United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MOMUC); Lt. Col. SONODA Naotaka of the International Cooperation Office, 2nd Operations Division, Operations Department, Joint Staff; and Capt. WAKASUGI Takashi of the Civil-Military Cooperation Section, International Cooperation Division, Operations Department, Ground Component Command, having them give us professional and specific lectures based on their own experience. Also, in the group studies, students from varied forces and organizations actively exchanged opinions based on their knowledge and experience, and students with experience of dispatch delivered speeches, making this course effective despite being a short period of time.
@The students returned to their respective workplaces after receiving a negative result in a PCR test conducted during the course, and the course concluded without incident.
@*DDR: Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration
  • Group photo (Masks were removed only during the photo shoot.)
    Front row: Commandant of the Joint Staff College and the JPC staff
    Other rows: Students



  • Classes by the guest lecturers

KITAMARU Kaoruko
Former Chief, Information Analysis Unit, DDR Section, MOMUC

  • Lt. Col. SONODA Naotaka
    International Cooperation Office
    2nd Operations Division
    Operations Department
    Joint Staff

  • Capt. WAKASUGI Takashi
    Civil-Military Cooperation Section
    International Cooperation Division
    Operations Department
    Ground Component Command




  • Scenes from the course





  • Group study and presentation





  • Studentsf speeches about experience of dispatch, etc.





  • Distribution and collection of PCR test kits

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The 21st Basic Course

@From May 24 to 28, 2021, the Japan Peacekeeping Training and Research Center (JPC) hosted the 21st Basic Course in its facility in Ichigaya.
@A total of 28 students including Ministry of Defense personnel scheduled to dispatch to international peace cooperation activities and counter piracy operations, as well as those from the Cabinet Officefs Secretariat of Peace Cooperation Headquarters attended the course that covers basic knowledge and laws related to international peace cooperation activities such as UN peacekeeping operations.
@As guest lecturer, we invited Ms. SEYA Rumiko, President of REALs (Reach Alternatives); Lt. Col. SONODA Naotaka of the International Cooperation Office, 2nd Operations Division, Operations Department, Joint Staff; and Capt. WAKASUGI Takashi of the Civil-Military Cooperation Section, International Cooperation Division, Operations Department, Ground Component Command, each of whom gave a professional and detailed lecture. Also, in the group study, the students with various backgrounds actively exchanged opinions based on their own knowledge and experience, making this course effective.
  • Group photo (Masks were removed only during the photo shoot.)
    Front row: Commandant of the Joint Staff College and the JPC staff
    Other rows: Students



  • Classes by the guest lecturers

Ms. SEYA Rumiko, President of REALs (Reach Alternatives)
(Remote lecture from another room)

  • Lt. Col. SONODA Naotaka
    International Cooperation Office
    2nd Operations Division
    Operations Department
    Joint Staff

  • Capt. WAKASUGI Takashi
    Civil-Military Cooperation Section
    International Cooperation Division
    Operations Department
    Ground Component Command




  • Entrance and closing ceremonies





  • Scenes from the course



  • Group study, presentation and Q&A



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The 20th Basic Course

@From March 1 to 5, 2021, the Japan Peacekeeping Training and Research Center (JPC) hosted the 20th Basic Course in its facility in Ichigaya, inviting as guest lecturers, Ms. KITAMARU Kaoruko, Deputy Director of the Secretariat of Peace Cooperation Headquarters; Col. UCHIDA Yasuhiro of the International Cooperation Office, Operations Department, Joint Staff; and Capt. WAKASUGI Takashi of the Civil-Military Cooperation Section, International Cooperation Division, Operations Department, Ground Component Command. Those who attended the course gained knowledge on international peace cooperation activities and more.
@This time, the course was pushed back due to the novel coronavirus, and combined with the UN Staff Officers Course, which was the first attempt ever for the center. Also, the JPC accepted a fewer students than usual.
@The JPC, like in the 19th Basic Course, took such measures to prevent the possible spread of the novel coronavirus as wearing masks, maintaining social distancing between students and ensuring good ventilation.
  • Group photo (Masks were removed only during the photo shoot.)
    Front row: Commandant of the Joint Staff College and the JPC staff
    Other rows: Students



  • Classes by the guest lecturers

Ms. KITAMARU Kaoruko
Deputy Director, Secretariat of Peace Cooperation Headquarters, Cabinet Office
(Remote lecture from another room)

  • Col. UCHIDA Yasuhiro
    International Cooperation Office
    Operations Department, Joint Staff

  • Capt. WAKASUGI Takashi
    Civil-Military Cooperation Section
    International Cooperation Division
    Operations Department
    Ground Component Command




  • Entrance ceremony and closing ceremony





  • Class



  • Group work, presentation and Q&A


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The 19th Basic Course

@From September 28 to October 2, 2020, the Japan Peacekeeping Training and Research Center (JPC) hosted the 19th basic course at its facility in Ichigaya, while taking measures to prevent the possible spread of the novel coronavirus such as wearing masks, maintaining social distancing and ensuring good ventilation.
@We invited the following three as guest lecturers for the course: Ms. SEYA Rumiko, President of the NPO eREALs(Reach Alternatives)f; Lt. Col. KUROZUMI Kunihiro from the International Cooperation Office, Operations Department, Joint Staff; and Captain WAKASUGI Takashi from the Civil-Military Cooperation Section, International Cooperation Division, Operations Department, Ground Component Command Headquarters.
@The participants acquired expertise on international peace cooperation activities through this course.
  • Group photo(They removed masks only during the photo shoot)
    Front row: Commandant of the Joint Staff College and JPC Staff
    Other rows: Participants in the course



  • Classes by the guest lecturers

Ms. SEYA Rumiko, President of the NPO, REALs(Reach Alternatives)
gCivil-military relations and peacebuildingh (Remote lecture)

  • Lt. Col. KUROZUMI Kunihiro
    International Cooperation Office
    Operations Department, Joint Staff
    gDecision-making process for troop deploymenth
    (Remote lecture)

  • Capt. WAKASUGI Takashi
    Civil-Military Cooperation Section
    Intfl Cooperation Div., Ops. Dept.
    Ground Component Command HQ
    gExperiences in International Peace
    Cooperation Activitiesh



  • Lecture1
  • Lecture2
  • Lecture3
  • Lecture4

  • Scenes from the course


  • Lecture1
  • Lecture2
  • Lecture3
  • Lecture3
  • Lecture3
  • Lecture4

  • Study presentations and Q&As


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The 18th Basic Course

@The Japan Peacekeeping Training and Research Center (JPC) hosted the 18th basic course from September 9 to 13, 2019 at National Olympics Memorial Youth Center.
@The JCP invited Lt. Gen. KIYOTA Yasushi, Commandant of the Joint Staff College; Lt. Col. TETSUKA Hiromitsu of the International Cooperation Office, 2nd Operations Division, Joint Staff; and MATSUZAWA Tomoko, Instructor on UN peacekeeping operations as special lecturers.
@This time, we welcomed the Chief of the Joint Staff inspecting the course, and also received comments on the course and international peacekeeping operations from 4 of the foreign officers who attended the course.
@Through this course, the participants have gained knowledge especially of international peacekeeping activities.
  • Group photo


  • MATSUZAWA Tomoko
    Instructor on UN Peacekeeping Operations
    gFrom the perspective of a humanitarian assistance/peacebuilding practitionerh

  • Lt. Col. TETSUKA Hiromitsu
    International Cooperation Office, 2nd Operations Division, Joint Staffh
    gDecision-making process for troop deploymenth

  • Lt. Gen. KIYOTA Yasushi
    Commandant, Joint Staff College gLecture by an experienced officerh


  • Lecture1
  • Lecture2
  • Lecture3
  • Lecture4

  • Lectures by the JPC staff


  • Lecture1
  • Lecture2
  • Lecture3
  • Lecture4

  • Study presentations and Q&As


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The 17th Basic Course

@The Japan Peacekeeping Training and Research Center (JPC) hosted the 17th basic course from May 27 to 31, 2019 at National Olympics Memorial Youth Center.
@The JCP invited Lt. Col. UCHIDA Yasuhiro of the International Cooperation Office, 2nd Operations Division, Joint Staff and Ms. SEYA Rumiko, President of the NGO Japan Center for Conflict Prevention (JCCP) as special lecturers.
@The participants in the course gained knowledge especially of international peacekeeping activities.
  • Group Photo

    Group Photo: Commandant of the Joint Staff College and JPC staff (front row) and participants in the course (the other rows)


  • Lecturers within and outside of the JSDF



  • SEYA Rumiko, President of the NGO, JCCP

    SEYA Rumiko, President of the NGO, JCCP:
    gAs a worker on the ground in humanitarian assistance and peacebuilding effortsh

  • Lt. Col. UCHIDA Yasuhiro

    Lt. Col. UCHIDA Yasuhiro, International Cooperation Office, 2nd Operations Division, Joint Staff:
    gDecision-making process for troop deploymenth

  • Lt. Col. ARAI Nobuhiro

    Lt. Col. ARAI Nobuhiro; Training, Evaluation, Research and Development Command, JGSDF
    gExperiences through the service as an UNMISS engineering staff officerh

  • Maj. ARAI Takuya

    Maj. ARAI Takuya (JPC research officer)


  • Scenes of the lectures 1
  • Scenes of the lectures 2
  • Scenes of the lectures 3
  • Scenes of the lectures 4

  • Scenes of the lectures


  • Speech by the director of the JPC 1
  • Speech by the director of the JPC 2

  • Speech by the director of the JPC


  • Study presentation and Q&As 1
  • Study presentation and Q&As 2
  • Study presentation and Q&As 3
  • Study presentation and Q&As 4

  • Study presentation and Q&As


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The 16th Basic Course

@The Japan Peacekeeping Training and Research Center (JPC) held the 16th Basic Course between 10 to 14 September 2018 at the National Olympics Memorial Youth Center.
@As special lecturers, we invited Ms. Rumiko Seya, President of the Japan Center for Conflict Prevention, and LTC Keisuke Soya, a staff member of the International Cooperation Office, 2nd Operations Division, Joint Staff.
@Through the course, all the participants came to have better understanding of international peacekeeping activities.
  • Group Photo


  • Lectures by Japanese and foreign lecturers



  • Lecture by Ms. Rumiko Seya on
    gCivil-Military Coordination@
    and Peace Buildingh

  • Lecture by LTC Keisuke Soya on
    gDecision-making process concerning
    deployment of SDF units, etc h

  • LCDR Daisaku Suda
    iJPC Research Officerj

  • LtCol Kei Nakai
    iJPC Research Officerj


  • National Olympics Memorial Youth Center

  • Inspection by Commandant of
    the Joint Staff College


  • Class


  • Students eagerly listening to the lecture

  • Lecture by Director of the JPC


  • Research presentations

  • Questions and Answers

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The 15th Basic Course

The Japan Peacekeeping Training and Research Center (JPC) held the 15th Basic Course between 28 May to 1 June 2018 at the National Olympics Memorial Youth Center.
@Besides MOD/SDF personnel, one civilian from the Cabinet Office and two civilians from the MOFA participated in the course.
@As special lecturers, we invited Dr. Yukie Osa, President of the Association for Aid and Relief (AAR), Japan, Dr. Yuji Uesugi, Professor, School of International Liberal Studies, Waseda University, COL Hayato Yamaguchi, Chief of Plans and Administration Section, Finance Division, GSO (working for the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations from Aug 2013 to Sep 2016), and LTC Keisuke Soya, a staff member of the International Cooperation Office, 2nd Operations Division, Joint Staff.
@Through the course, all the participants came to have better understanding of international peacekeeping activities.

  • Group Photo

  • Lecture by Dr. Yukie Osa on
    gFrom the Viewpoint of Practice and Research on Humanitarian Aid and Peace Buildingh

  • Lecture by Dr. Yuji Uesugi on
    gCivil-Military Coordination and Peace Building: All-Japan Approach to International Peace Operations h


  • Class


  • Lecture by COL Hayato Yamaguchi on
    gWork experience at the UN Headquarters h

  • Lecture by LTC Keisuke Soya on
    gDecision-making process concerning deployment of SDF units, etc h


  • Lectures by JPC Research Officers


  • Research presentations

  • Questions and Answers

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The 14th Basic Course

@The Japan Peacekeeping Training and Research Center (JPC) held the 14th Basic Course between 25 and 29 September 2017. Besides MOD/SDF personnel, one civilian from the MOFA participated in the course.
@As special lecturers, we invited Dr. Yukie Osa, President of the Association for Aid and Relief (AAR), Japan, Dr. Yuji Uesugi, Professor, School of International Liberal Studies, Waseda University, and COL Masaki Mochida, Chief of Career Transition Section, Personnel and Education Department, GSO (Commander of the 3rd Japanese Engineer Unit, UNMISS).
@Through the course, all the participants came to have better understanding of international peacekeeping activities.
  • Group Photo

  • Lecture by Dr. Yukie Osa on
    gThe Site of Peace Building: Civil-Military Relations
    from the View Point of Civil Sideh

  • Lecture by Dr. Yuji Uesugi on
    gCivil-Military Coordination and Peace Buildingh

  • Lecture by COL Masaki Mochida on
    gExperiences as the National
    Contingent Commander for UNMISSh

  • Class

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The 13th Basic Course

@The Japan Peacekeeping Training and Research Center (JPC) held the 13th Basic Course between 29 May and 2 June 2017. Besides MOD/SDF personnel, one civilian from the MOFA participated in the course.
@As special lecturers, we invited Dr. Yukie Osa, President of the Association for Aid and Relief (AAR), Japan, Dr. Yuji Uesugi, Professor, School of International Liberal Studies, Waseda University, and COL Kazuhiro Aizono, Commander, 35th Infantry Regiment, 10th Division, JGSDF (Commander of the 9th Japanese Engineer Unit, UNMISS).
@Through mass teaching and group learning led by instructors and lectures inside and outside the JSDF, all the participants acquired general knowledge of international peacekeeping activities.
  • Group Photo

  • Lecture by Dr. Yukie Osa on gThe Site of Peace Building: Civil-Military Relations from the View Point of Civil Sideh

  • Lecture by Dr. Yuji Uesugi on gCivil-Military Coordination and Peace Buildingh

  • Lecture by COL Kazuhiro Aizono on gExperiences as the National Contingent Commander for UNMISSh

  • Class

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The 12th Basic Course

@The Japan Peacekeeping and Research Center (JPC) of the Joint Staff College held the 12th Basic Course between 26-30 September. Of 47 officials who participated in the course, 43 were from the Ministry of Defense and four from the Cabinet Office and the Ministry of Foreign affairs.
@We invited as guest lectures Ms. Yukiko Ishii, Secretary General, Japan Center for Conflict Prevention, Dr. Yuji Uesugi, Professor, School of International Liberal Studies, Waseda University, and RADM Hiroshi Ito of the Joint Staff, who is a former Commander of the Combined Task Force 151 (CTF-151), MSDF. By participating in the group workshop, in addition to receiving lectures by guest lectures and JPC research officers, attendees deepened their knowledge about international peace cooperation activities.
@The JPC will continue to direct its efforts to developing professionals who can contribute to international peace cooperation activities.
  • Group Photo

  • Lecture by Ms. Ishii, Secretary General, Japan Center for Conflict Prevention

  • Training by Dr. Uesugi, Professor, School of Intl Liberal Studies, Waseda Univ.

  • Lecture by RADM Ito, Deputy Director General, J-5

  • Class

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The 11th Basic Course

@The Japan Peacekeeping Training and Research Center (JPC), of the Joint Staff College (JSC), held the 11th Basic Course in Tokyo between 30 May and 3 June 2016.
@There were 40 participants in the course, including 20 Ground Self-Defense Force (GSDF) officers, 8 Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF) officers, 9 Air Self-Defense Force (ASDF) officers, and one civilian each from the Ministry of Defense (MOD) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.
@Guest lecturers with specialized knowledge and experience in various fields are invited for the Course from both inside and outside of the SDF.
@For the 11th Course, we had Ms. Rumiko Seya, President, Japan Center for Conflict Prevention, Dr. Yuji Uesugi, Professor, School of International Liberal Studies, Waseda University, and RADM Hiroshi Ito, Commander, Escort Flotilla Four, MSDF. From May through August 2015, RADM Ito assumed command of counter-piracy operations for Combined Task Force 151 (CTF-151) off the coast of Somalia and in the Gulf of Aden. His lecture covered various issues such as the meaning and significance of Japan's presence in international cooperation activities, operations by CTF-151 and latent factors contributing to piracy. By participating in the group workshop, in addition to receiving lectures by guest lectures and the JPC research officers, attendees deepened their knowledge about international peace cooperation activities.

@The JPC will continue to direct its efforts to developing professionals who can contribute to international peace cooperation activities.
  • Group Photo

  • Lecture by Ms. Seya, President, Japan Center for Conflict Prevention

  • Lecture by Dr. Uesugi, Professor, School of Intl Liberal Studies, Waseda Univ.

  • Lecture by RADM Ito, Commander, Escort Flotilla Four, MSDF

  • Lecture by the Executive Research Fellow, JPC

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The 10th Basic Course

@The Japan Peacekeeping Training and Research Center (JPC), of the Joint Staff College (JSC), held the 10th Basic Course in Tokyo between 28 September and 2 October 2015. There were 53 participants in the course, including 15 Ground Self-Defense Force (GSDF) officers, 16 Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF) officers, 10 Air Self-Defense Force (ASDF) officers, 6 civilians from Ministry of Defense (MOD), 1 person from Cabinet Office, and 5 persons from Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.

@This was the largest number of personnel from outside of the SDF to participate in the basic course since it was first opened to external agencies in September 2014. All of the participants increased their mutual understanding through an intensive dialogue focused on the international peace cooperation activities the SDF has conducted.

@Guest instructors, as well as the JPC research officers, delivered valuable lectures, from various viewpoints, on international peace cooperation activities.

@The JPC will continue to contribute to and support educational services for international peace cooperation activities.
  • Opening Ceremony

  • Group Photo

  • Class

  • Rear Admiral (Retired) Ochiai, delivering his experience in the Persian Gulf

  • Lecture by Ms. Seya, President, Japan Center for Conflict Prevention

  • Lecture by Dr. Uesugi, Professor, School of International Liberal Studies, Waseda University

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The 9th Basic Course

@The Japan Peacekeeping Training and Research Center (JPC), of the Joint Staff College (JSC), held the 9th Basic Course in Tokyo between 25 and 29 May 2015. There were 40 participants in the course, including 18 Ground Self-Defense Force (GSDF) officers, five Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF) officers, 11 Air Self-Defense Force (ASDF) officers, four civilians from the Ministry of Defense (MOD), one person from the Cabinet Office, and one person from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

@Throughout the course, the students increased their mutual understanding of each other. This will lead to tighter cooperation between the Self-Defense Forces (SDF) and related government ministries performing international peace cooperation activities, which are complex affairs involving a multitude of different actors.

@Special lecturers were invited from outside the SDF, making the course more productive and fruitful. The Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Defense Kenji HARADA observed the course. Ms. Hiroko HASHIMOTO (the Japanese Representative to the UN CSW and the Principal of the Jumonji Junior & Senior High School) audited a lecture on ggenderh. In addition, many people from related government ministries audited lectures such as gthe protection of civiliansh, which is one of the major challenges that the UN is facing. This course was highly rated as a good educational opportunity to deepen the studentsf understanding of the diversity in peace cooperation activities, nations and religions.

@The JPC will continue to contribute to and support educational services for international peace cooperation activities.
  • Lecture by Ms. Rumiko SEYA, President, Japan Center for Conflict Prevention

  • Lecture by Dr. Yuji UESUGI, Professor, School of International Liberal Studies, Waseda University

  • Col. Katsunobu ISHIBASHI, GSDF, describing his experiences in international peace cooperation activities

  • The Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Defense Kenji HARADA, observing a lecture

  • Lecture by the Executive Research Fellow, JPC

  • Class

  • Students

  • Graduation Ceremony

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The 8th Basic Course

The Japan Peacekeeping Training and Research Center (JPC), the Joint Staff College (JSC) held the 8th Basic Course in Tokyo between 29 September and 3 October 2014. There were fifty participants in the course including nineteen Ground Self-Defense Force (GSDF) officers, sixteen Maritime Self-Defense Forces (MSDF) officers, ten Air Self-Defense Force (ASDF) officers and 5 civilians including from Self-Defense Force (SDF) and a related ministry. Based on a guiding principle of gthe middle-term defense power improvement program in FY2014h to accept students at the JPC from outside SDF, one civilian from Ministry of Foreign Affairs joined in the course and many persons concerned with other ministries and government offices attended lectures including gGenderh and gProtection of the Civilian.h This was the second time that the JPC practiced integration of the students from outside SDF. In July 2014, foreign military officers and persons concerned with other ministries and government attended the 3rd PKO Contingent Commandersf Course.

@Participation by a person related ministry besides JSDF officers in the Basic Course contributed to gstrengthen relationships and mutual understanding between JSDF and other ministryh at an education level for PKO operations. On the final day of the course, the former Rear Admiral Taosa Ochiai, who commanded a Minesweeping troop in the Persian Gulf dispatched overseas to conduct the very first JSDFfs peacekeeping mission as ga visible international contributionh in 1991, described his own precious experience during the mission in the Persian Gulf. It deepened our understanding more about importance of international cooperation.

@JPC, hereafter, will consider accepting students broadly and make utmost effort to educate people to serve to the public good.

  • Lectuture by the former RADM OCHIAI

  • Comprehensive Studies

  • Graduation ceremony

  • Lecture

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