SEMINAR: Dag Hammarskjöld and the United Nations

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The Embassy of Sweden in Tokyo, with the support of United Nations Information Centre in Tokyo (UNIC, Tokyo),  as an outpost of the UN Secretariat in Japan, cordially invites you to  a seminar centering on Dag Hammarskjöld, Second Secretary-General of the United Nations. Hammarskjöld was Secretary-General at the time of Japan’s accession to the United Nations in 1956. 

Date:                Friday, April 1, 2016

Time:               16:00 – 18:30   (Registration starts at 15:30 p.m.)

Venue:            Embassy of Sweden, Tokyo
(Access: Please click here for a map)

Speakers:     
Dr Ove Bring 
Professor emeritus, former Head of the International Law Centre at Swedish National Defence University. A member of the Permanent Court of International Arbitration (the Hague) and President of the Swedish Branch of the International Law Association

Dr Yozo Yokota  President of the Center for Human Rights Education and Training, Special Advisor to the Japanese Ministry of Justice, former President of the Japan Association for United Nations Studies and former Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights Situation in Myanmar.

Admission:   Free

Language:      English only (No translation provided)

RSVP:               kazumi.appleyard@gov.se (with your full name and affiliation)
by no later than Friday 25 March

The seminar is part of the celebrations of the 60th anniversary of Japan’s membership in the United Nations.

Program: Please see attached seminar invitation.

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