NGOs in Japan and the Constitution

This panel and discussion event seeks to provide a casual space for English speakers to learn about and share thoughts on the Constitution of Japan, in particular Article 9 and the ruling party’s current efforts to revise it. The event will be held in English, and it seeks to provide an opportunity to find out more about one of the biggest political topics in Japan in recent history and its global stakes.

The panel will feature NGO speakers sharing their experiences with the international roles of NGOs and community engagement in Japan, in relation to the Constitution. Then, the floor will be opened for attendees to discuss in a casual and relaxed setting.

Panelists: Maki Kato, Program Officer for Afghanistan, Japan International Volunteer Center (JVC); Sarajean Rossitto, Nonprofit NGO Consultant

Please register for the event by sending a quick email to

DATE AND TIMEFriday July 6 2018, 7pm-8pm
PLACEJapan International Volunteer Center (JVC) Tokyo Office: 6F Creative One Akihabara Building, 5-3-4 Ueno, Taito-ku
ACCESSJR Akihabara (秋葉原) station; JR Okachimachi (御徒町) station; Tokyo Metro Suehirocho (末広町) station
FEE500 yen
CAPACITY30 persons
ORGANIZERJapan International Volunteer Center (JVC)
HOW TO REGISTERPlease send an email to JVC staff member Maki Kato at

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