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‘Activity Report‘

Date ^ Venue Activity
October 27-28, 2012
@@iin Sapporo
@@@(Japan)
@Information was shared and exchanged at the 32nd Loan Shark and Black Market Lender Victim Conference with Mr. Damon Gibbons (Director of the Centre for Responsible Credit) invited from the United Kingdom and 19 lawyers and activists from South Korea participating. After the conference, an meeting to exchange opinions with Mr. Gibbons was held. Mutual understanding was deepened by discussing efforts toward the multiple debt problem in both Japan and the United Kingdom as well as the challenges faced.
September 14-15, 2012
@@iin Seoul
@@@(Korea)

@There was participation by a total of 25 people including a reporter from this group at the 3rd East Asia Financial Victims Conference (Organizers: Joint Assembly for Social Responsibility in Financial Affairs and others) that was held in Seoul.
@@Day 1: Street protest (In front of Seoul Central District Court)
@@Day 2: Financial Victims International Conference
October 21 through 22, 2011
@@in Taipei
@@@(Taiwan)
@The international convention called gThe Symposium on Laws Regarding Personal Debt Reductionh was held in Taipei and a total of 16 members from our committee including reporters participated. Activities to lobby the legislators and interaction with victimsf associations took place along with the convention.
@@Participating CountriesF@Taiwan, Korea, Japan
July 30, 2011
@@in Kyoto
@@@(Japan)
@4 members from the victimsf association in Korea participated in the gKinki Region Credit and Consumer Finance Victimsf Meeting in Kyotoh in order to exchange information and promote interaction.
November 26, 2010
@@in Gifu
@@@(Japan)
@An international convention on multiple debt issues was held in Gifu. @@
@@Theme:@gCurrent Status and Issues of Multiple Debt
@@@@@@@@Issues in Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Chinah @@@@Participating Countries: @Korea, Taiwan, China, Japan
August 28, 2010
@@in Seoul
@@@(Korea)
@A convention was held to announce the formation of victimsf association in Korea. The convention was hosted by the Korea Consumer Finance Victim Support Council and about a dozen members including reporters participated in this convention from our committee
@@Theme: gDevelopment and Current Status of Regulating
@@@@@@@ High Interest Rates in Japan and the
@@@@@@@ Consumer Finance Victimfs Movementh
November 27, 2009
@@in Kitakyusyu
@@@(Japan)
@An international convention to address the issues of multiple debts called gThe Forum for Lawyers in Korea, Taiwan and Japanh was held in Kitakyushu (Fukuoka).
@@Participating Countries: Korea, Taiwan, Japan
October 31 through November 2, 2009
@@in Taipei
@@@(Taiwan)
@We participated in g2009 Legal Aid International Symposiumh which was hosted by the Taiwan Legal Aid Foundation and held in Taipei.
September 5 through 9, 2009
@@in Seoul
@@@(Korea)
@We visited Seoul in order to investigate the status of relief for multiple debtors in Korea
@Places we visited: A law firm in Seoul, the Minsaeng Alliance, and the Club for Debtors Discharged from Debts etc.
November 13 through 14, 2008
@@in London
@@@(England)

@We participated in the European Coalition for Responsible Credit (ECRC) Convention which was held in London.
November 8, 2008
@@in Akita
@@@(Japan)
@We held an international convention to address the issues of multiple debts in Akita.
@@Theme:@gAsk Judges in Korea, Taiwan and Japan
@@@@@@@@`An International Comparison of Procedures
@@@@@@@@ to Provide Relief for Multiple Debtors`h
@@Participating Countries: Korea, Taiwan, Japan
December 21 through 22, 2007
@@in Taipei
@@@(Taiwan)
@We participated in the symposium held in Taipei on the problems experienced after the enforcement of the debt reduction ordinance.
October 4, 2007
@@in Tokyo
@@@(Japan)
@We exchanged opinions with the Taipei Subcommittee of the Taiwan Legal Aid Foundation in Tokyo.
@@Participating countries:@Taiwan (6 members), Japan
@@@@@@@@ (10 members)
@We introduced the victimsf association to them after this and explained about the consultation system at the victimsf association.
September 29 through 30, 2007
@@in Otsu
@@@(Japan)
@We invited the representative of the Taipei Subcommittee of the Taiwan Legal Aid Foundation, which aims to provide relief for consumer finance victims in Taiwan, to the victimfs meeting held in Ozu, Shiga. We exchanged opinions and information.
September 14 through 15, 2007
@@in Brussels
@@@(Belgium)
@We participated in the ECRC (European Coalition for Responsible Credit) Convention held in Brussels and gave reports on the problems of multiple debts in Japan.
May 31 through June 2, 2007
@@in Taipei
@@@(Taiwan)
@A meeting to exchange opinions on the issues of multiple debts was held in Taipei with the support of the Legal Aid Foundation and the Taiwan Consumer Cultural and Educational Foundation.11 members from our committee took part in this event.
@After the event, we conducted a 2km street protest in Taipei City.
November 17, 2006
@@in Kagoshima
@@@(Japan)
@We held an international convention to address the issues of multiple debts in Kagoshima.
@This was the first time an international convention was held regarding this issue.
@@Theme: gLooking at Asia from a High Interest Rate
@@@@@@@ Viewpointh
@ Participating Countries:@Korea, Taiwan, Japan
@@@@@@@@ (Total of 130 participants)
April 13, 2006
@@in Osaka
@@@(Japan)
@We agreed to hold an international exchange event involving Japan, Korea and Taiwan in Osaka in order to solve the issues of multiple debts. The Nihon Shohi Keizai Shinbun invited the members of the Taiwan Consumer Cultural and Education Foundation to this meeting.
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