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2017 Schedule:

Session 1
August 7-11

(Registration August 6)

Course #1

Conflict and Peace Framework
Kyoko Okumoto
Oyunsuren Damdinsuren

Course #2

Identity-Based Conflict
Ryozo Teruoka & Kyungmook Kim

Course #3

Peace Education II: Program and Curriculum Design
Cheryl Woelk & Kathy Matsui

Field Trip -
August 12-14

Visits to Okinawa Prefectural Peace Memorial Museum, Camp Schwab, Sea of Henoko, and Kin Town; Opportunities to hear diverse voices on U.S. military base issues; Free time in downtown Naha

Session 2
August 15-19

(Departures August 20)

Course #4

Optimizing Peace Making by Ending Generational Trauma
Aya Kasai & Tommy Lee Woon

Course #5

Restorative Justice: Rebuilding Identity, Community and History
Hiro Katano & Jae Young Lee

Course #6

Nonviolent Response to Militarisation
Syd Wang & Yutaka Ohata

General application process:

  1. Read the 2017 Summer Training information package

  2. Complete the application form, along with all required documents

  (resume, recommendation letter, passport copy),   and submit by email to

  3. After receiving the acceptance letter and billing statement, transfer your payment to the NARPI bank account.

  4. In cooperation with the NARPI admin team, apply for a visa (if necessary).

  5. Purchase flight ticket, or make other plans for transportation.

  6. After receiving the pre-course readings and field trip readings by email, start studying to prepare for your courses and

   the trip.

  7. Join the Summer Training and enjoy two weeks of networking, sharing and learning.

Lodging and Food:

Week 1(August 6-10) and Week 2(August 14-19) of the 2017 NARPI Summer

Peacebuilding Training will be held at Nago Youth Center, located in the northern part of Okinawa, about 1.5 hours from Naha.

Nago Youth Center website:

During the Field Trip(August 11-13), NARPI lodging will be at Okinawa International Youth Hostel in Naha, just 15 minutes away from the airport.