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Application is now open for the Primary Course JFY2022 for Non-Japanese Applicants of “The Global Peacebuilders Program” ※Applications closed

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The Program for Global Human Resource Development for Peacebuilding and Development (Global Peacebuilders Program) has started accepting applications for the Primary Course JFY2022 for Non-Japanese Applicants.


The Course is designed for people who have the strong will to build their careers in the field of peacebuilding and development to acquire the required practical knowledge and skills through participation in a 5-week Coursework in Japan.


This course expects to host around 12 participants from Japan and 10 participants from other countries. As Non-Japanese nationals, those from the following countries/organizations are eligible to apply for this year’s program:

the Republic of Mali, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Republic of South Sudan, the Republic of Turkey, Ukraine, the Republic of Columbia, the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, the Republic of the Philippines, and the African Union Commission (AUC). Please note that for AUC, the application process is not open to the public and depends on arrangements with AUC.


Duration: January 18 (Wednesday), 2023 – February 17 (Friday), 2023 (Approximately 5 weeks)

* February 20 (Monday) and February 21 (Tuesday) are optional.

Venue: Tokyo and Hiroshima City

Participation Fee: No fees (except fees necessary for his/her participation online) charged for selected participants (Travel fees, traveler’s insurance, accommodation fees and living expenses are covered through the program)

Application Deadline: October 20 (Thursday), 2022 (9:00 a.m. Japan Standard Time)

* The contents and schedule may change due to the spread of the COVID-19.

* With regard to the measures introduced as a result of COVID-19, please read the Application Guidelines carefully.


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Click here for Application Guidelines