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October 27 2013 | JAPAN

Tokyo, October 31, 2013 - Europe against the Death Penalty -House of Representatives - NO JUSTICE WITHOUT LIFE

 
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  COMMUNITY OF SANT'EGIDIO                                                                           EUROPEAN COMMISSION

 

NO JUSTICE WITHOUT LIFE

Europe against the Death Penalty – Join the discussion

Tokyo, October 31st, 2013

House of Representatives
 

10:00 am~12:30 pm

 

The World is changing...

… Japan is a Partner we want closer and closer...

… There is a Need to create more Bridges!

 

Joint Appeal of 42 European Ministers

for the Abolition of the Death Penalty

… From Europe to Tokyo …
… to meet parliamentarians, journalists, Japanese citizens

… In an open and respectful discussion.

Thursday, October 31st, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

House of Representatives - First Members’ Office Bldg. 1F
Congress Hall

PART I

Introduction

Alberto  QUATTRUCCI
Secretary General of Peoples and Religions, Community of Sant’Egidio

Key-note addresses

Mario MARAZZITI
Chairman of the Committee for Human Rights to the Italian House
of Representatives

Shizuka KAMEI
Member of the House of Representatives of Japan

PART II

Panel discussion

 “The Death Penalty in Japan and the USA”
     
and
 “Japan, are we really in favor of the Death Penalty?”

Presentations of

Isshin TESHIMA andMihoko TAKEUCHI
Waseda University

Moderator

Pio D’EMILIA
East Asia Correspondent, Sky TG24

Panelists

Mizuho FUKUSHIMA
Member of the House of Councilors of Japan

Nobuto HOSAKA
Mayor of Setagawa

Curtis MC CARTHY
Innocent, exonerated after spending 20 years of his life on
Oklahoma Death Row, USA

YujiOGAWARA
Secretary General of JFBA's Committee on Abolition of the
Death Penalty

Maeve COLLINS
Deputy Head of the Delegation of European Union to Japan

Kaoru TASHIRO
Member of the House of Councilors of Japan

Other contributionsare expected…

PART III

Screening of images about the work for
the Abolition of the Death Penalty in the World

 

Conclusions

Mario MARAZZITI
Chairman of the Committee for Human Rights to the ItalianHouse
of Representatives

 

www.santegidio.org

http://blog.goo.ne.jp/c-santegidio-japan-n2013

For the accreditation of journalists and televisions:

Muneto Nikai –[email protected]

Pleaseconfirm your participation

(together with the number ofpersons with you) to:

[email protected]

Languages of the Conference: Japanese/English/Italian

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