Deaf European Parliament member to lecture on European disability measures in Tokyo

In Japan, important disability-related laws --- The Basic Law for Persons with Disabilities, the comprehensive welfare law, and the anti-discriminatory law --- are currently discussed.

During his visit to Japan, Mr. Ádám Kósa, a Deaf European Parliament member, will give a presentation on the European policies and legalization related to the persons with disability to offer the better picture of future Japan to the concerned individuals and groups.

There will be two events with Mr. Kósa.

1. Theme: Disability laws
- Date:
October 19, 2011, Wednesday, 13:00-16:30
- Place:
Auditorium of the House of Councillors Office Building (the first floor) in Tokyo

The Nippon Foundation and the Japanese Disability Forum (JDF) sponsor the event.

2. Theme: Sign Language Law

- Date:
October 22, 2011, Saturday, 12:30-16:30
- Place:
Itami Aiphonic Hall in Itami City, Hyogo Prefecture

This even will be organized by the Hyogo Prefecture Association of the Deaf.

Both events are free admission.

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