A three-day international conference on peacekeeping will be held in Tokyo starting Monday, the Foreign Ministry said Wednesday.
Participants will analyze the experiences of the U.N. Transitional Administration in East Timor, the peacekeeping mission during the transitional period until East Timor became independent May 20.
East Timor Secretary of State for Defense Roque Rodrigues and Sukehiro Hasegawa, deputy head of the United Nations Mission of Support in East Timor, which took over the duties of UNTAET, will take part in the meeting with around 40 others, it said.
Participants at “UNTAET: Debriefing and Lessons,” will aim to draw from the experiences of the East Timor effort and compile a report for the U.N., the ministry said.
The meeting will be held at the United Nations University and cohosted by the Geneva-based United Nations Institute for Training and Research, among other institutes, according to the ministry.
Officials from international institutions, related governments, experts on peacekeeping and members from nongovernmental organizations will also take part in the conference, it said.
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