Symposium: Toward a Society in which Children Can Grow Up in FamiliesBuilding on the Experience of Promoting Family Protective Care in Central and Eastern Europe

Time: June 8, 2015 (Monday) 15:00-17:00 Nippon Zaidan Building, 2nd Floor Main Conference Room (Akasaka 1-2-2, Minato-ku, Tokyo)

Japan has announced a prefectural-level plan that seeks to raise the percentage of children requiring protective care who are raised in families to 30% by 2030. At this symposium, Georgette Mulheir, who as chief executive of the London-based, international NGO Lumos, has been named one of the world’s 30 most influential social workers, will discuss her experiences promoting family protective care in Central and Eastern European countries including Moldavia, the Czech Republic, and Bulgaria.

Time June 8, 2015 (Monday) 15:00-17:00
Location Nippon Zaidan Building, 2nd Floor Main Conference Room (Akasaka 1-2-2, Minato-ku, Tokyo)
Organizers Lumos, The Nippon Foundation
Capacity 200 person
Admission Free
Applications Please apply via the following url (advance reservations required, first-come-first-served) (in Japanese only)
Languages Japanese, English (simultaneous interpretation available)


Opening remarks

Takeju Ogata, President, The Nippon Foundation


Professor Kazuhiro Kamikado, Department of Social Welfare, Nagano University

Keynote address

Georgette Mulheir, CEO, Lumos


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