Peace and Stability in Afghanistan: Who Will Win the Afghan People's Support? A Japanese Perspective

  • 1118 International Affairs Building, Columbia University

By Nobutaka Miyahara

Co-sponsored by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute and Harriman Institute

Mr. Miyahara will describe present threats to the stability and peace and suggest what President Karzai and his government should do and how the international community could support them for winning Afghan people’s support, by quoting Japanese experiences.

Mr. Miyahara has served as Minister-Counselor and Deputy Chief of Mission in the Embassy of Japan in Afghanistan since 2002. He is conducting research on Japan’s role in facilitating the Bonn Process and its contributions to consolidating peace and stability in Afghanistan.