Japan's Aid Agency Launches Support Body for Foreign Workers

November 17, 2020
The Mainichi

“There are many points of view—from companies, local governments, and non-profit organizations. But if foreigners aren’t working, Japan can’t operate. That’s the reality.” 

This insight and more from Toshihiro Menju of JCIE are featured in a Mainichi Shimbun article on Japan’s newly established nongovernmental body, the Japan Platform for Migrant Workers Towards Responsible and Inclusive Society (JP-MIRAI) by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Global Alliance for Sustainable Supply Chain. Menju was a featured speaker at a forum held to commemorate the launch of this new organization.

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This article features quotes from Toshihiro Menju, Managing Director and Chief Program Officer at JCIE/Japan, who heads our program on Immigration in Japan.