CDR/HSP Symposium “Refugee Law comparative forum 2014 Comprehensive and Effective Approaches to Human Security in Asia”

•Description: A comparative forum on international protection in Japan, Republic of Korea, the Philippines and Hong Kong, and how international “Rule of law” and rights based approaches can lead to quality assurance and cost effective protection systems for refugees and others in need
•Date: November, 21, 2014(Friday)    8:55 - 16:45

November, 22, 2014(Saturday)  9:30 - 13:00

•Venue: Graduate School for Mathematical Sciences Building, Komaba Campus I, The University of Tokyo, with some video/skype links to Seoul, Manila and HK.
•Speakers: Opening Remarks

・Hideo Kimura (Professor, Director of Human Security Program, The University of Tokyo)

・Yasunobu Sato (Professor, Director of Research Center for Sustainable Peace, The University of Tokyo)

Speakers

・Yasunobu Sato (Professor, Director of Research Center for Sustainable Peace, The University of Tokyo)

・Satoshi Yamamoto (Project Associate Professor, Secretary General of the Project of Compilation and Documentation on Refugees and Migrants: CDR)

・Miki Arima (Research Fellow of CDR)

・Allan Mackey (Judge, Project Director & former President, International Association of Refugee Law Judges: IARLJ)

・Martin Treadwell(Judge, Immigration and Protection Tribunal, New Zealand)

・Seong Soo Kim (Judge, Suwon District Court) [on Skype link up]

・Discussant: Hyun Yong Chae (Legal Officer, UNHCR Seoul)

・Shogo Watanabe (Attorney at Law, Secretary General of Japan Lawyers Network for Refugees)

・Discussant: Hiroshi Miyauchi (Attorney at Law, Japan Lawyers Network for Refugees)

・Ricardo V. Paras (Chief State Counsel, Department of Justice, Head of the Refugee and Stateless Persons Protection Unit, Manila)

・Discussant: Sedfrey M. Candelaria (Professor, Dean of Law School at Ateneo University, Manila)

・Billy Woo (Principal, Assistant Secretary, Hong Kong Security Bureau)

・Discussant: Sally Cheung (Principal Immigration Officer, Hong Kong)

・UNHCR representatives (to be announced)

 

Closing Remark

Professor Daisaku Higashi, Deputy Director, Research Center for Sustainable Peace, The University of Tokyo

•Language: English and Japanese
•Fee: Free of charge
•Registration: Required.

Please provide the following information by email to cdr.autumn.seminar@gmail.com:

1. Name, 2. Affiliation, 3. Phone Number, 4. Dates of Participation

•Materials: Click here for details. CDR facebook.
•Organizers: The Project of Compilation and Documentation on Refugees and Migrants, (CDR) of the Research Center for Sustainable Peace (RCSP), Institute of Advanced Global Studies (IAGS), The University of Tokyo

Graduate Program on Human Security (HSP), Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, The University of Tokyo

•Co-organizers: International Association of Refugee Law Judges (IARLJ)
•Supporters: Human Mobility Studies (donated by Hogakukan Co. Ltd.,

FY2009-2014), The University of Tokyo

UNHCR Representation in Japan

UNHCR Representation in Seoul

UNHCR Representation in Manila

UNHCR Representation in Hong Kong

Human Security Forum (HSF)