MMN & Meiji Gakuin University Symposium
“Beyond ‘Tolerance’: Working hand-in-hand to promote the social inclusion of migrants and their families”
22 July 2016, Kanagawa, Japan
On 22 July 2016, the Mekong Migration Network (MMN) in collaboration with the Faculty of International Studies at Meiji Gakuin University in Kanagawa, Japan organized a symposium entitled: “Beyond ‘Tolerance’: Working hand-in-hand to promote the social inclusion of migrants and their families.”
Over 40 people, including representatives of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), self-help groups, universities, and research institutes, attended the symposium. The symposium began with an introduction to MMN’s project and by welcoming participants representing the Faculty of International Studies at Meiji Gakuin University. The first session of the symposium involved presentations by three of MMN’s project partners on issues related to labour migration in the Mekong Sub-region and Japan in the era of globalization. The session was followed by presentations from representatives of civil society organizations (CSOs) working on migration issues in Japan.
MMN & Meiji Gakuin University Symposium Brief Report [89 KB]