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Tokyo Seminar on Refugees
and Human Rights in Asia

March 14, 2009 (Saturday)

Information on Tokyo Seminar
Tokyo Seminar on Refugees and Human Rights in Asia
Venue: JICA Global Space - Seminar Room 301
4-2-24 Hiroo, Shibuya-Ku, Tokyo JAPAN
Tel: +81 3-3400-7278
Fax: +81 3-3400-7264
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Date: March 14, 2009 (Saturday)
1:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Access: 1 min. walk from exit 3 of Hiroo Station on Tokyo Metro Hibiya line
Fee: 1000 Yen (including seminar materials and coffee)
  Inquiry: By Email or Fax to LFNKR office to make reservation for the seminar
Limited to 60 participants. Please apply early
Secretariat: Mr. Kato Hiroshi
Exec. Dir. Life Funds for North Korean Refugees
A-101, 2-2-8 NISHIKATA, Bunkyo-Ku, Tokyo
113-0024 JAPAN
TEL / FAX +81 3-3815-8127
Email via our Contact Form


Agenda for Tokyo Seminar
13:00 Registration
"North Korean Children Beyond the Border" a documentary film (20minutes) to be played continuously as people enter...
13:30 Welcoming Remarks
Hiroshi Kato, Secretariat
Director of Life Funds for North Korean Refugees (LFNKR)
14:00 State of Human Rights in Asia
Kanae Doi
Tokyo Director of Human Rights Watch
14:20 Human Trafficking Forum
Stories from the victims
Opening remarks - Introduction
Testimony from victims
Participants Q & A
15:20 Presentation
Trafficked North Korean women and their Children in China
Kate Nielsen
Director of International Relations, LFNKR
15:40 Presentation
The invisible trafficking to China from Kachin State in Myanmar
Shirley Seng
Director of Kachin Women's Association in Thailand
16:00 Presentation
Trafficking of North Koreans in China
Lin Fei
Representative of Overseas Chinese Democracy Coalition Japan
16:20 Presentation
Reception condition of women and children asylum seekers in Japan
Eri Ishikawa
Secretary general of Japan Association for Refugees
16:40 Presentation
Resettlement of North Korean Women and children in Japan
Kotaro Miura
Representative of Society to Help Returnees to North Korea
17:00 Panel Discussion
Refugees and Human Rights in Asia
17:40 Closing Remarks