JATAN Seminar 2016 “Conflict commodities originating from the tropics to enter Japan”

JATAN Seminar 2016 "Conflict commodities originating from the tropics to enter Japan"
- The risk of commodities originating from Sarawak and Sumatra -

Producing region of plywood and paper production which Japan imports large number of it from Malaysia or Indonesia are caused not only destruction of environment but also land conflict or human-rights issue due to land conversion of paper and palm plantation and people who depend on forest are deprived of the land.
Japanese companies should take measure about environmental issue, human-rights issue and corruption for supply chain include raw procurement.
This seminar’s speaker is Michio Uchida(Photo journalist who cover ethnic minorities),Thomas Eskildsen(from Sarawak Campaign Committee)and Akira Harada(From JATAN).

1.Live burning forests-Sumatra Indonesia Disappearing tropical rainforests for paper and palm oil/Michio Uchida(Photo Journalist)
2.Domestic supply chain of plywood made by Sarawak/Akira Harada(JATAN)
3.Happening in forest of Sarawak/Thomas Eskilgsen(SCC)

【Date】 Friday 10th June
【Time>】Open 6:00pm /Start 6:30pm/Close8:00pm
【Venue】Global Environment Outreach Center(GEOC)
【Handout charge】500yen(Free for member of JATAN)
【Application】You can be available TEL(03-5269-5097)and E-mail(info@jatan.org) for an application. Please tell your name telephone number or E-mail address on the application.
Japan Tropical Forest Action Network
Daini-tokumaru Bld. 3F, 1-23-16 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0022, Japan
Contact personnel Takayuki Nakatsuka