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The Report of the Roundtable Discussion with the Mayor 2007

2009.12.18 10:24

This program gives the opportunity to foreign people to talk directly to the Mayor of Wako about their daily problems of living in Wako.
There was a lively exchange of opinion to promote internationalization of the city.

Date : March 24, 2007
Venue : Niikura Furusato Minkaen
Participant : 9  (5 South Korea, 2 Iran, 1 Singapore, 1 Brazil)


Language barrier 
 - Being frustrated because there aren't any place to talk about their children's matter.
 - Difficult to understand at hospital, so have to take an interpreter all the time.

Misunderstanding / Discrimination
 - Having difficulty in renting a house or a room because of foreign people.

Tell us about Japan
 - How about making a guidebook explaining Japan 's social rules and system.

The point is Station
 - Need more information around Wako shi station.  Multi language city guide and map would be useful.

Thank you very much
 - Really appreciate for offering Japanese classes and interactive event.


Cultural and International Affairs Section, Human Rights and Cultural Affairs Division

Address: 3rd Floor, 1-5, Hirosawa, Wako-shi, Saitama-ken 351-0192

Tel: 048-424-9088  Fax: 048-464-1234