JICA Ogata Research Institute

Experts

SARAIVA, Rui

Research FellowFull-time

Educational Background

Ph.D. in International Public Policy, Osaka University, Japan
Master’s Degree in Political Science and International Relations, NOVA University of Lisbon, Portugal
Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations, Lusíada University of Lisbon, Portugal

Career Background

Research fellow, Peacebuilding and Humanitarian Support Team, JICA Ogata Sadako Research Institute for Peace and Development, Japan
Visiting Lecturer, Graduate School of International Development, Nagoya University, Japan
Adjunct Lecturer, Faculty of Global and Interdisciplinary Studies, Hosei University, Japan
Research Assistant, Peace and Development Team, JICA Research Institute, Japan
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Human and Social Sciences, Lusíada University of Lisbon, Portugal
Invited Professor, Department of International Relations and Public Administration, University of Minho, Portugal
Visiting Researcher, Center for African Studies, Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique

Major Publications

Books
De Coning, Cedric, Ako Muto, and Rui Saraiva (eds.). Adaptive Mediation and Conflict Resolution. Peace-making in Colombia, Mozambique, the Philippines, and Syria. Cham: Palgrave MacMillan, 2022.

Book Chapters
“Peacemaking from Within: Adaptive Mediation of Direct Dialogue in Mozambique’s New Peace Process (2013–2019).” In: De Coning, Muto, and Saraiva (eds.), Adaptive Mediation and Conflict Resolution. Peace-making in Colombia, Mozambique, the Philippines, and Syria. Cham: Palgrave MacMillan, 2022.

With Cedric de Coning and Ako Muto. “Adaptive Mediation and Conflict Resolution in Contemporary and Future Armed Conflicts.” In: De Coning, Muto, and Saraiva (eds.), Adaptive Mediation and Conflict Resolution. Peace-making in Colombia, Mozambique, the Philippines, and Syria. Cham: Palgrave MacMillan, 2022.

With Cedric de Coning and Ako Muto. “Adapting to Uncertainty: What Have We Learned from Mediation and Conflict Resolution in Colombia, Mozambique, the Philippines, and Syria.” In: De Coning, Muto, and Saraiva (eds.), Adaptive Mediation and Conflict Resolution. Peace-making in Colombia, Mozambique, the Philippines, and Syria. Cham: Palgrave MacMillan, 2022.

“The Rising Importance of Shared Political Values in the Asia-Pacific Region. Human Rights, Human Security, and Japanese Foreign Policy in the Context of an Emerging New Global Order.” In Democracy, human rights and global justice = Democracia, direitos humanos e justica global / ed. Marta Nunes da Costa. – 1st ed. - V. N. Famalicao: Humus, 2013.

Journal Articles
With Ako Muto, “Assessing Context-Specific Peacebuilding Approaches in Contemporary Armed Conflicts: From High-Level Mediation to Middle-Out Linkage in Syria and from Adaptive Mediation to Nationally-Owned Peacebuilding in Mozambique.” Asian Journal of Peacebuilding Vol. 8 No. 2, 2020, pp. 241-264

With Ako Muto, “Contextualizing the Sustaining Peace Approach in Contemporary Armed Conflicts: From High-Level International Mediation to Pragmatic Peacebuilding Initiatives in Syria.” Journal of Human Security Studies, Vol. 9, No. 2, 2020, pp. 39-56.

“The Rising Importance of Shared Political Values in Contemporary Japan-European Union Relations.” Lusiada: International Politics and Security, Lisbon: Universidade Lusiada Editora, Serie 1/ No 11, 2014, pp. 29-49

“Japan’s Contribution to UN Peacekeeping Operations in Southern Africa. A Quest for Peace or Prestige?” SACCPS Journal, vol. 2 (1), 2013, pp. 59-75.

“Japanese Foreign Policy and Human Security in the Context of an Emerging New Global Order.” Journal of Conflict Transformation and Security, vol. 3 (1), 2013, pp. 31-52.

“The Post 1979 Iranian Foreign Policy: The Emergence of Theocratic Pragmatism?” International Public Policy Studies, vol. 17 (1), 2012, pp. 145-158.

Others
The Cabo Delgado conundrum amidst the COVID-19 crisis: fostering resilience through
inclusive development, peacebuilding, and prevention of violent extremism
.” ACCORD Covid-19 Resilience Monitor, 2021.

Affiliations

International Studies Association (ISA)
International Political Science Association (IPSA)
European Political Science Association (EPSA)
Portuguese Political Science Association (APSA)

Others

Awarded with the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship 2011-2014

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