Sasakawa Peace Foundation English Newsletter
June Issue (NE19-03)

Welcome to the June Issue of the SPF English Newsletter, a monthly round-up of English information about news, events, and research from the Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF).

Featured articles and announcements

1. REGISTER NOW: Lecture by Dr. Masoumeh Ebtekar, Vice President for Women and Family Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran, on June 27, 2019

2. The latest SPF Now interviews:

» OPRI's Dr. Tomo Shioiri on marine plastic waste

» U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette and Rep. Billy Long on strengthening international and bipartisan ties through exchange trips

3. Report - Proposals to the Japanese government about the International Management of Plutonium

4. SPF videos featuring interviews, events, and more

5. The "new face" of Jakarta: Dr. Anies Baswedan on his first two years as governor and goals for the future

6. Updates from the Asia Social Integration Department - the latest on population aging and masculinity in East Asia

7. Updates from OPRI - event rundowns from the 52nd ADB Annual Meeting, SPF's "Ocean Forum," and the Arctic Circle China Forum

1. REGISTER NOW: Lecture by Dr. Masoumeh Ebtekar, Vice President for Women and Family Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran, on June 27, 2019
** Registration open until 5pm on June 25, 2019 (Tuesday) **

SPF is pleased to welcome H.E. Dr. Masoumeh Ebtekar, Vice President for Women and Family Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran, to SPF for discussions covering topics including the social advancement of women in Iran following the Islamic Revolution, the results of a collaborative research project conducted by Iran and SPF, women's entrepreneurship, and more.

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2. The latest SPF Now interviews

As the world looks toward the global challenge of marine plastic waste, we spoke with SPF's Ocean Policy Research Institute Senior Research Fellow Dr. Tomo Shioiri about the importance of taking a comprehensive look at the flow of plastic from land to the sea and the critical role of international collaboration and early intervention.

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U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Rep. Billy Long (R-MO) met with SPF Now for a wide-ranging interview about the importance of building bilateral trust through congressional exchange trips, increasing partisanship in U.S. politics, and concerns about North Korea.

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3. Report - Proposals to the Japanese Government about the International Management of Plutonium

This report, drafted by the Working Group on New Initiatives for Nuclear Energy and Nuclear Non-Proliferation launched by SPF, presents a set of proposals focusing on the international management of plutonium with the ultimate aim of reducing global plutonium stocks and encouraging the adoption of new international norms.

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4. SPF videos featuring interviews, events, and more

Keep an eye on our video page for access to SPF content you won't find anywhere else. Recent uploads include:

» An interview with Ambassador David Shear, former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs, and Admiral Scott Swift, former commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet

» A Japan-U.S. Program seminar on "How Japan Matters for America in the Indo-Pacific," with four distinguished panelists: Dr. Satu Limaye from the East-West Center, Dr. Mie Oba from Tokyo University of Science, Dr. Ryo Sahashi from the University of Tokyo, and Dr. Tomohiko Satake from the National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)

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5. The "new face" of Jakarta: Dr. Anies Baswedan on his first two years as governor and goals for the future

Dr. Anies Baswedan, governor of Jakarta, recently spoke at SPF about his first two years in office, his policy agenda to tackle challenges from rising inequality to traffic jams, and his potential future political aspirations.

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6. Updates from the Asia Social Integration Department

"Dialogue for the Future: Digital Aging and Active Aging" Symposium

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Policy Dialogue on "Adapting to Population Ageing in Asia: Social Participation and Employment Perspectives"

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Expert discussion on masculinity in East Asia

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7. Updates from OPRI

Side Event at the 52nd ADB Annual Meeting: Regional Workshop on Blue
Economy, Disaster Risk Financing, and Ocean Infrastructure

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"Ocean Forum" discussing Human-Ocean Relations

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OPRI-SPF Participates in the Arctic Circle China Forum

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