Moderating Japan’s UNESCO Policy
By Trevor Kennedy
The country has benefited from listing sites, but it must avoid politicizing the process.
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.
UNESCO and Japan’s Act of Forgetting
By Mindy Kotler
Designation of Japan’s Meiji-era sites overlooks some important history.
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.