Ms. Rita Izak-Ndiaye, United Nations Special Rapporteur on minority issues
Ms Mohna Ansari, Member of the National Human Rights Commission of Nepal
Ms. Rania El Rajji, Middle East Programme Coordinator, Minorities Right Group International
Ms Salimata Lam, National Coordinator SOS-Esclaves, Mauritania
Japan’s economic slow-down since the end of the 1980s has pushed the third most powerful economy in the world, after United States and China, to rethink its economic strategy. After taking office in 2012, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was in need to find margins of growth for a stagnating and even abruptly recessing economy in 2011 . Indeed, Japan faces a constant economic stagnation for more than a decade.