Seminar on
“Human Rights Approach to Environment Protection”
Lesson from FUKUSHIMA”

Date and Time:February 21, 2013   10:30 – 16:30

Venue:Liefmannhaus, University of Freiburg, Germany


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10:30-10:45 Opening session Opening remarks Prof. Kaoru OBATA, Nagoya University
10:45-12:15 1st session Moderator: Associate Prof. KIM Eonsuk, Nagoya University
Zum neuen Kontrollsystem von Atomkraftwerken in Japan Prof. Kenji SHIMOYAMA PDF
Die deutsche Antwort auf Fukushima:
accelerated exit
Prof. Doctor Matthias CORNILS, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
Question and answer
14:00-15:00 2nd session Moderator: Prof. Kaoru OBATA, NagoyaUniversity
Access to Information in the Context of Fukushima Accident: From the Perspective of International Environmental Law Prof. Yukari, TAKAMURA, Nagoya University
Right to know in the case law of the European Court of Human Rights: Suggestion to Japan Prof. Toshiya NISHIKATA, Kyoto Gakuen University
15:30-16:30 Q and A:
Open-Ended Discussion
Question and answer Moderator: Prof. Koji TONAMI, Waseda University (tentative)
Short Statement Prof. Doctor Thomas WÜRTENBERGER, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

Organized by

  • Nagoya University Center for Asian Legal Exchange
  • University of Freiburg
  • Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
  • -Grant-in-Aid project “Toward a Conceptualization on Structure of Constitutionalization of European Regional Order through an Analysis of Implementation of the Human Rights Convention”
  • -Strategic Young Researcher Overseas Visits Program for Accelerating Brain Circulation “Aspire to becoming the international node for the study of legal assistance -International joint research for building the theoretical foundation-“
  • -International Training Program, “Training Program for Researchers Capable of Disseminating Knowledge on Laws Asian Countries and Legal Assistance Activities in Asia”
  • -Program for Leading Graduate School, “The Program for Cross-Border Legal Institution Design”
  • -Grants for Excellent Graduate Schools