Institute for Corean-American Studies, Inc.
The Hon Masaharu Nakagawa
Member, House of Representatives of Japan
Vice-Chair, Policy Research Committee of
the Democratic Party of Japan
General, The Democratic Party of Japan Diet Members' Federation on North Korean
Refugees and Humanitarian Issue
The North Korean Refugees and Human Rights Issues: A Japan's Angle
ICAS Spring Symposium: Humanity, Peace
May 19, 2004 Wednesday
United States Senate Dirksen Office
Building room SD G11
Washington D C 20510
We are pleased to share with you that The Hon Masaharu
Nakagawa will address "The North Korean Refugees and Human Rights Issues: A Japan's
at the ICAS Spring Symposium 2004.
The Hon Masaharu Nakagawa is a member of
House of Representatives of Japan serving his third terms and Vice-Chair of Policy
Research Committee of the Democratic Party of Japan. Masa is also Secretary General
of the Democratic Party of Japan Diet Members' Federation on North Korea Refugees
and Humanitarian Issues.
In addition, he serves as Senior Director of the Special
Committee on Humanitarian Assistance for Iraq and Prevention of International Terrorisms
and member of the Special Committee on Responding Emergency Situation and the Committee
on Fundamental National Policies, respectively. Masa had a distinguished career
with the Japan Foundation and served with distinction three terms as a member of
the Mie Prefectural Assembly.
Other confirmed speakers, to date, include Michael
J Green (Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs and Senior
Director for Asian Affairs at the National Security Council, The White House), Lawrence
R Klein (ICAS Distinguished Fellow; Benjamin Franklin Professor Economics Emeritus
University of Pennsylvania; Nobel Laureate) and Sook Jong Lee (Senior Research Fellow,
Sejong Institute, Seoul; Visiting Fellow, Brookings Institution). Thank you.
Sang Joo Kim / signed
Sr. Fellow & Executive Vice President