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TEDxKyotoChange - Kanae Doi - Developing Human Dignity from Japan

Kanae Doi, a lawyer in Japan, was born in Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture. A graduate of University of Tokyo's Faculty of Law, she passed the national bar examination while still a student in 1996. In 1998, she traveled to what was at the time the newest African country, Eritrea, and devoted herself to the enactment of criminal laws. After returning to Japan, she actively engaged in refugee human rights issues. Currently, she serves as the Japan Director of the international human rights NGO, Human Rights Watch."Developing Human Dignity from Japan"What is development? Many probably think economic development. The human rights activist, Ms. Doi, however, speaks of the importance of seeing development not as the field of economics but of human dignity. Only this can be the key to an orderly world in the next 50, 100 years. This presentation advocates a kind of role, one unique both to Japan and the world.土井 香苗(どい かなえ)日本の弁護士。神奈川???市生まれ。東京大?法?部卒業。東大在?中だった1996年に司法試?に合格。1998年、?時アフリカで最も新しい?であったエリトリアへ渡り、刑法の制定に?力しました。??後は難民の人?保護活動を積極的に行い、現在では?際人?NGOヒュ?マン?ライツ?ウォッチの日本ディレクタ?として活躍中です。『尊?としての開? : 日本の役割』「開? / Development」とは何か?多くの人は「??開?、???展」の意 味で捉えているだろう。人?活動家の土井は、開? / ?展を、??分野だ けでなく「Dignity/ 人間の尊?」の分野に?げて捉えることが重要だと? く。それこそが、今後 50 年、100 年の世界の秩序の鍵となりえる課題だ、と いうのだ。世界、そして、日本のユニ?クな役割を提言するプレゼンテ? ション。 TEDxIn the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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