Conserv’Session Conservation Documentary Nights

The Ivory Game Click to Zoom
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Date & Time
2016 November 26, 5-7.30 pm
日時
2016年11月26日 午後5時~午後7時30分

Location
Graduate School of Letters, Basement 1, Room L012, Main Campus, Kyoto University
場所
京都大学本部構内文学部校舎地下一階大会議室 L012

Film
The Ivory Game (112 min.)
作品タイトル
アイボリー・ゲーム

Invited Speakers
Airi Yamawaki
Director / Co-founder, Tears of the African Elephant

Saeko Terada
Assistant director, Wildlife division, Nature conservation bureau, Ministry of the Environment
ゲスト・スピーカー
特定非営利活動法人アフリカゾウの涙
代表理事 共同創立者
山脇愛理氏

環境省自然環境局野生生物課
野生生物専門官
寺田佐恵子氏

Registration
Not required
申込
不要

Report
... This meeting was a good opportunity to gather two different views on Japan's position regarding the ivory trade: the NGO side represented by Airi Yamawaki and the government side represented by Saeko Terada. Tears of the African Elephant supports the proposed ban for Japan's ivory market and wished that all African elephant populations had been uplisted to Appendix I in Johannesburg, while the Ministry of the Environment prefers to keep the ivory market open and states that due to an increase in numbers, the African elephant populations mentioned above cannot be uplisted.

We started the session with the screening of The Ivory Game depicting the illegal trade in elephant tusks including conservationists battling poachers, investigative journalists following the money trails, wildlife law enforcement NGOs leading undercover investigations and black market traders in China. After the film, we contextualize the role of Japan into the ivory trade - something absent from the movie. Airi Yamawaki and Saeko Terada both described their respective work regarding the issue and answered questions from the public... [Click here to continue reading]
— Cécile Sarabian

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参加者数
50名(うち日本人9名)