20170714-15 International Asbestos Conference in Tokyo
30th Anniversary Event of Ban Asbestos Network Japan
International Asbestos Conference towards a Ban on Asbestos in Asia and the World
and 29th Annual Meeting of BANJAN
July 15, 2017
Kuramae Hall, Tokyo Tech Front, Tokyo Institute of Technology
2-12-1 Ookayama, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 152-8550 Japan
10:00 Opening Remark by Mr. Satoru TAKYU (ZENKENZOREN)
10:15 Part 1: International Symposium
Facilitator: Mr. Sugio FURUYA (BANJAN Coordinator)
10:15 Ms. Kate Lee
Executive Officer, Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA, Australia
"Visions and actions of APHEDA (in particular in Mekong countries and the recent developments in Australia)"
10:45 Ms. Wulandari Sri
Regional Education Officer, Asia & Pacific Regional Office (Malaysia), Building and Wood Worker's International (BWI)
"Visions and actions of BWI (in particular in South East Asian countries)"
11:05 Ms. Omana George
Programme Coordinator for Occupational and Environmental Health, Asia Monitor Resource Centre, Hong Kong
"Visions and actions of AMRC (in particular in South Asian countries)"
11:25 Mr. Yeong Choi
Director, Ban Asbestos Network of Korea (BANKO), Korea
"Visions and actions of BANKO in Korea"
11:45 Mr. Sanjiv Pandita
Representive, Decent Work Asia (Hong Kong), Solidar Suisse, Switzerland
"Report from 8th Conference of Parties of Rotterdam Convention"
12:05 Ms. Laurie Kazan-Allen
Coordinator, International Ban Asbestos Secretariat (IBAS), UK
"Visions and actions of IBAS (in the world)"
13:30 Panel Discussion
14:15 End of Part 1
14:15 Part 2: Developments and Challenges in Japan
14:15 “The current situation of the Construction Workers Asbestos Litigation” (tentative)
Mr. Kohei MATSUDA, Lawyers team for the Construction Workers Asbestos Litigation
14:35 “Towards establishing comprehensive measures to tackle various aspects of asbestos issues” (tentative)
Prof. Takehiko MURAYAMA, Tokyo Institute of Technology
14:55 Q&A, discussion
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