Wednesday, 16 May 2012 - GIVING BACK TO JAPAN 2: Community Leaders Report
Images from the event
A crowded reception area
Getting seated; standing center EBC Chairman Duco Delgorge
NCCJ Program Committee chair Martin van der Linden making opening remarks
The event, held at Hitotsubashi ICS was attended by 415 persons.
Television and radio presenter Peter Barakan guided the presetations and discussions.
The presenters: mayors from five communities in Tohoku.
Ofunato mayor Kimiaki Toda makes his presentation.
Onagawa mayor Yoshiaki Suda presents their future city plan.
The Onagawa city plan.
The panelists take questions from the audience.
At party after the presentations 12 NPO's presented their activities.
The youngest mayor, Yoshiaki Suda of Onagawa, was popular among the ladies...
Jukka Tuomisto greets Yoshiaki Suda.
Iwanuma mayor Tsuneaki Iguchi discusses with participants.
Austrian Commercial Counsellor Martin Glatz discusses with EBC chairman Duco Delgorge (right) and ABC President Kurt Sieber.
Enjoying food and drinks.
The NPOs present their activities,
Shigeyoshi Noto, Maki Shoji and Pekka Laitinen.
Jukka Tuomisto and Tokiko Horiuchi.
Martin van der Linden closes the event.