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The World's Deadliest Conflict Ignored -- The Democratic Republic of Congo [DRC]

2009-10-19 (Mon) - 2009-10-23 (Fri)

The war in the Congo is the deadliest conflict since World War II with 5.4 million people killed. Ms. YONEKAWA who served as the director for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) in the middle of this most terrible war for a year and a half will provide information on the distressing truth and the political background of this conflict. 

What is happening today in this brutal war in the Congo, the country that has everything but peace.

Date & Time: Monday, October 19, 2009, 4:20 ~ 5:50 p.m.
Venue: Studio, 21st Century Kaitokudo, Osaka University
Lecturer: YONEKAWA Masako(Associate Member of the Africa Section, Japan International Cooperation Agency [JICA]) "Constructing Peace"
Admission is free. Registration is not necessary.
Sponsored by: Global Collaboration Center, Osaka University
In cooperation with: 21st Century Kaitokudo, Osaka University & "Eyes on the Congo"

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Documentary movie and mini-workshop

Date & Time: Wednesday, October 21 & Friday, October 23, 2009, 9:00 a.m. ~ 6:00 p.m.
Venue: Gallery, 21st Century Kaitokudo, Osaka University
Virgil HAWKINS
, Specially Appointed Assistant Professor

Experience the "real Congo" through a movie and enjoy a discussion with Assistant Professor Virgil HAWKINS, a member of "Eyes on the Congo."

Sponsored by: Global Collaboration Center, Osaka University

In cooperation with: 21st Century Kaitokudo, Osaka University & Eyes on the Congo

Venue: Studio, 21st Century Kaitokudo, Osaka University

Access: 21st Century Kaitokudo, 1-16 Machikaneyama-cho, Toyonaka, Osaka. Phone: 06-6850-6443

  • Fifteen minutes on foot from Ishibashi Station on the Hankyu Railway Takarazuko Line
  • Fifteen minutes on foot from Shibahara Station on the Osaka Monorail

Please contact the sponsor if you need wheelchair assistance in accessing the venue.

Date: 2009-10-19 (Mon) - 2009-10-23 (Fri)
URL: http://www.glocol.osaka-u.ac.jp/research/091019.html
Contact: Global Collaboration Center
jimu@glocol.osaka-u.ac.jp

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