Immigration diplomacy

VR as a tool for cross-cultural understanding of the immigrant experience.

January 23, 2018

To be held on March 2, this year's theme is the increasing relevance of public diplomacy in border policy and global governance.

International students graduating in Japan could find it easier to launch their careers here if they fit into one of the categories spelled out in upcoming guidelines, which include jobs with a focus on international expansion in dining and apparel. The greater clarity on what types of workers would qualify for residency is meant to help domestic businesses hire more foreign-born talent straight out of Japanese schools. These individuals could also help promote tourism in Japan and support the Cool Japan soft-power initiative.