1. Purpose:

With the keyword "Reforming Japan where challenged (people with disabilities) may become taxpayers," Prop Station has been practically supporting people with disabilities through IT based trainings for their independent living and wider employment opportunities with full understanding and great support from respective organizations, local and central governments, corporate and academic institutions in Japan and overseas. Our purpose of the forum is to appealing together for "Realizing a Universal Society where everyone can share a fundamental role with own talent and capability." We are proposing practical measures through the forum.

2. Theme:

Realizing a Universal Society (supportive society)!

3. Date:

Saturday, July 22, 2006

4. Venue:

Tokyo Big Sight
3-21-1 Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan 1350063

5. Participants:

Anyone interested in purpose of the Challenged Japan Forum 2006 (CJF2006) can participate.

6. Hosted by:

7. Supported by: (including those under negotiation)

The Cabinet Office, Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Ministry of Education, Culture, Science, Sports and Technology, Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Coalition Parties Project Team for Promoting Realization of Universal Society, Hyogo Prefectural Government, Kobe City, Embassy of the United States of America, Embassy of Sweden, Royal Thai Embassy.

8. Admission:

¥5,000 per person for the forum.

¥8,000 per person for communication party.

9. References:

Report on CJF 2005 http://www.prop.or.jp/en/clip/2005/11newmedia.html

10. Inquiries:

Prop Station Tokyo ,

H. Paul Kuribayashi : paul@prop.or.jp