Professor Kevin P Clements, Foundation Chair and Emeritus Professor the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, Current Director of the Toda Peace Institute, Tokyo Japan, is a NZCGS Board Member. Kevin’s academic interests lie in Peace and Conflict Research with a specific focus on Development and Peacebuilding and Building Stable Peace in North East Asia. His main affiliations include his role as Emeritus Professor, National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies; Director the Toda Peace Institute; Chair of the Peninsula Branch of the Labour Party and Former Secretary General of the International Peace Research Association.
Kevin is currently working on “The Decline of the West and the Unravelling of the democratic Project“; Japan-Korea Relations; Building Trust in North East Asia.
Kevin was the Foundation Director and Chair of The Australian Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Queensland; Secretary General of International Alert, London; Lynch Professor and Director of the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University, Fairfax Va; Head of the Peace Research Centre at the ANU; Director of the Quaker United Nations Office, Geneva.
Kevin’s recent publications include:
- Kevin P Clements and Sung Yong Lee (Eds) Multi Level Reconciliation and Peacebuilding: Stakeholder Perspectives, London Routledge
- Kevin P Clements (ed) Identity,Trust and Reconciliation in East Asia:Dealing with Painful History to Create a Peaceful Present, London Palgrave
- Kevin P Clements and Daisaku Ikeda, Toward a Century of Peace:A Dialogue on the Role of Civil Society in Peacebuilding, London, Routledge