国際シンポジウム「ドイツの難民の経験と日本への示唆」

シリア難民問題が国際社会において重要な課題になっている今、ドイツはシリア難民の受け入れ・問題においてリーダシップを発揮しています。このシンポジウムは、こうした状況を踏まえて、難民に対するドイツのこれまでの姿勢や、国内での対応状況などについて理解を深めるとともに、ドイツの対応から日本は何を学べるのかについて考えることを目的として行われました。

2015年12月5日(土)、法政大学で、シンポジウム「ドイツはなぜシリア難民を受入れるのか?-ドイツの経験と日本への示唆」(共催:(公財)日本国際交流センター、認定NPO法人難民支援協会、協力:フリードリヒ・エーベルト財団、後援:ドイツ連邦共和国大使館)を開催した。

シリア難民問題が国際社会において重要な課題になっている今、ドイツはシリア難民の受け入れ・問題においてリーダシップを発揮している。このシンポジウムは、こうした状況を踏まえて、難民に対するドイツのこれまでの姿勢や、国内での対応状況などについて理解を深めるとともに、ドイツの対応から日本は何を学べるのかについて考えることを目的として行われた。

Program

Opening Remarks: Toshihiro Menju

Keynote Speech 1: “The rapid increase in refugees and Germany’s response”—Andrew Horvat (Josai International University)

Keynote Speech 2: “Refugees and German domestic affairs”—Ryo Kuboyama (Senshu University)

Panel Discussion

Speakers

Andrew Horvat Josai International University

Ryo Kuboyama Senshu University

Yuki Moriya Public Information Officer, UN Refugee Agency

Eri Ishikawa Board Chair, Japan Association for Refugees

Moderator: Toshihiro Menju, Managing Director and Chief Program Officer, Japan Center for International Exchange

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