Consultation Meetings: Consultation Meeting with Japanese Experts and Opinion Leaders, on 26 and 28 January 2015 with the UN High-Level Independent Panel on Peace Operations

Web Report:


Publication: “UN Peace Operations: from National Security to Human Rights and Human Security” in Takahashi (ed), Human Rights, Human Security, and State Security (Praeger, 2014)


Research, writing and translation team: Amnesty International Japan, “Arrest the President who Killed my Father – International Criminal Court”, published in 2014·


Conference Panelist: Workshop 'Rule of Law and Accountability in Peacekeeping – Trends, Potentials and Challenges for Scholars and Practitioners' in Berlin, 28 January 2014.

Report: In English and German.…/rechtsstaatlichkeit-und-verantwortung…/



Panelist: At the UN Library Talk and Book Launch of Prof. Hasegawa’s “Primordial Leadership: Peace Building and National Ownership in Timor-Leste”, 17 January 2014

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Trainer: US-Japan Global Peace Operations Initiative (GPOI) Senior Mission Leaders Course, November 2013

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UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Nepal, “The Nepal Conflict Report”, for which Ai was a researcher and drafter.



Seminar Speaker: 24 August 2012 Japan Lawyers’ Association, Seminar for Lawyers aiming to specialize in International Affairs



Presenter, “Meaning of Peace Operations”, News in Depth, Asahi News Caster (TV, Japan), 21 March 2012

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Presenter, “Protecting the Rights of the Victims”, News in Depth, Asahi News Caster (TV, Japan), 5 October 2011

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Conference Speaker: ‘Human Rights and Asia’ 3 June 2011, Colchester, UK


Publication: Armed Police Force Human Rights Handbook, Release, June 2009, Kathmandu, Nepal

Video Clip of the Launch:


TrainingINSEC (Human Rights NGO)’s Activities, 8 July 2008, Kathmandu, Nepal

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SpeechRight to Food Network, World Food Day event, 16 October 2007, Kathmandu, Nepal



documents/2007_10_16_Ai_WorldFood Day_E.pdf


SpeechNepal Human Rights Commission Exhibition, 22 April 2007, Dhangadhi, Nepal






Report of the Independent Special Commission of Inquiry for Timor-Leste, October 2006, in which Ai was one of the UN Secretariat team




Publication: “The Accountability of Personnel Associated with Peacekeeping Operations”, in Aoi, de Coning and Thakur (eds), Unintended Consequences of Peacekeeping Operations (UNU, 2007)

documents/Unintended Consequences.pdf



Publication: The right to resort to External Self-Determination outside of the Colonial Context, Aoyama Journal of International Politics, Economics and Business, Vol.64 (2004)


Organizing Committee: “Conflicts and Human Security in West Africa” Conference, University of Essex, 1 March 2004

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Publication (draft): Working paper on the accountability of international personnel taking part in peace support operations submitted by Françoise Hampson, UN doc. E/CN.4/Sub.2/2005/42, 7 July 2005,


News: ‘A Normal Life for E. Timorese’, Washington Post 27 August 2000

News: 'East Timor faces challenges of nation-building’, Yomiuri Daily, 2 August 2000


Public LectureUnited Nations Volunteers, Tochigi Senior Centre, 6 April 2000

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News’ With More Broken Promises of Peace, East Timor Votes’, New York Times, 30 August 1999



Ai’s page at the University of Essex


Ai’s page at LinkedIn


Commission of Reception, Truth and Reconciliation in East Timor

etan org etanpdf 2006  CAVR 12-Annexe4-Acknowledgements


Music for Change (NGO) 10th Anniversary Brochure


Aoyama Gakuin University graduates profiles