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About Tatsushi Arai

Dr Tatsushi Arai is an scholar-practitioner of peace building and multi-track diplomacy with twenty years of international experience. Currently, he is a Professor of Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation at the School for International Training (SIT) Graduate Institute in Vermont and a Fellow of the Center for Peacemaking Practice at George Mason University's School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (S-CAR) in Virginia. Previously, Dr Arai taught international relations at the National University of Rwanda in the aftermath of the 1994 genocide.

As a trainer, mediator, and dialogue facilitator, he has conducted a number of capacity-building workshops and dialogues on conflict, development, culture, and religion for political leaders, diplomats, civil society and religious leaders, military and peacekeeping professionals, and representatives of international organizations in diverse regions of the world. During the past decade, Dr Arai's activities have focused on Asia (Central, South, East, and Southeast), the Middle East, sub-Sahara Africa, and the United States. He has also conducted field research in Europe. Dr Arai serves as a consultant and adviser to United Nations agencies and non-governmental organizations.



Present Fellow, The Center for Peacemaking Practice, the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University
Present Professor of Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation, SIT Graduate Institute

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