November 13, 2015
Moderating Japan’s UNESCO Policy
By Trevor Kennedy
The country has benefited from listing sites, but it must avoid politicizing the process.
July 21, 2015
Japanese Company Apologizes for Forced Labor During World War II
By Shannon Tiezzi
Mitsubishi formally apologizes to U.S. POWs forced to work for the company during World War II.
July 03, 2015
UNESCO and Japan’s Act of Forgetting
By Mindy Kotler
Designation of Japan’s Meiji-era sites overlooks some important history.
May 02, 2013
Mount Fuji to Become a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Mt. Fuji, Japan’s most iconic peak, will likely become the nation’s 17th UNESCO World Heritage site.