2011: Article 9 - Vorträge und Geschichten

The 3rd Asia Inter-Religious Conference on Article 9 of the Japanese Peace Constitution
October 5 - 7, 2011
Okinawa Christian Institute, Japan

Article 9 and Peace in Asia

Die Dokumentation in Englisch, Japanisch und Koreanisch

Contents (2011)

00a. Titel
00b. Greeting 
00c. Participating Organizations
00d. Contents

01. Background 

02. Schedule 

03. List of Participants 

04. Comparative Timeline of Events in Japan & Ryūkyū/Okinawa Islands 
05. Map of Okinawa Prefecture 

06. Discussion Paper for Article 9 Conference
      Naval Base Construction on Jeju Island 
07. Statement of the 1st Article 9 Conference (2007) 
08. Statement of the 2nd Article 9 Conference (2009) 
09. Our Mission (3.12.2009) 

10. Keynote Address
      Article 9 and the Reality of Okinawa 
      Prof. TAKARA Tetsumi (Graduate School of Law, University of the Ryūkyūs)
11. Presentation
     US Military Strategy and Korean Peninsula from a Perspective of the Japanese Peace Constitution
     Mr. CHEONG Wook Sik (Civil Network for a Peaceful Korea)
     The Impact of US Military Bases 
     Ms. T AKASATO Suzuyo (Okinawa Women Act Against Military Violence)

12. Story Sharing 1
     The Problems and Realities of a Naval Base on Jeju Island
     Prof. CHO Young Bae (Jeju National University, Korea)
     Having Survived the "Forced Mass Deaths" of Okinawa 
     Rev. KINJO Shigeaki (United Church of Christ in Japan)
     The Visitor Who Came to Stay 
     Rev. Fr. Rex REYES Jr. (National Council of Churches in the Philippines)

13. Presentation 2
     American Perspectives on U.S. Military Bases in Asia and the Pacific
     Mr. Nick MELE (Pax Christi USA)
     Reflections upon My Participation in the Okinawa Peace Walk Since 1985
     Rev. TAKEDA Takao (Nipponzan Myohoji, Buddhism; Japan)

14. Story Sharing 2
     Reflections on the lnterfaith Movement
     Dr. Junaid AHMAD (Faculty of Law & Policy, Lahore University of Management Sciences; Pakistan)
     Peace Activities of Buddhists in Thailand & Article 9 
     Mr. Surasee KOSOLNAVIN (Pres., Sathirakoses - Nagapradipa Foundation; Thailand)

Some documents are only available in one or two of the three languages (Korean, English, Japanese).

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