April 2022; Conversation (Part 2) Henrik Syse (PRIO) with Betsy Kawamura (W4NV)
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Betsy Kawamura on Women, Peace and Security in North East Asia
Henrik Syse, PhD
Research Professor, Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) /
Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies, Björknes University College /
Editor, Journal of Military Ethics /
Freelance lecturer / Member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee 2015 - 2020
Below were the basic questions asked by Dr. Syse:
A. What are your observations on the current Russian war on Ukraine, and its potential impact on North Asia, especially Okinawa ?
B. You have been preoccupied about the RAA - Recreation and Amusement Association - military prostitutionin post WWII Japan organized between US-Japan.Can you tell us a bit about this, and why it is relevant for today ?
C. I understand your colleagues in Japan/Okinawa strongly wish for revisions in the Status of ForcesAgreement between Japan and USA - Can you tell us a bit about this, in view of Women, Peace and Security Issues?
D. Do you have a kind of 'wish list' of how the United Nations can engage better on elucidating issues ofWomen, Peace and Security issues from regional Asian basis? February 2021; Conversation Henrik Syse (PRIO) with BetsyAnd do you have any special messages for the POTUS Biden and the new White House Council on Gender Policies?