Michiru Mekata

For Michiru Mekata's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

SDGs, justice and female leaders

National | UNITED NATIONS DAY Oct 24, 2017

SDGs, justice and female leaders

Recently, U.N. Information Centre Director Kaoru Nemoto had the chance to meet Justice Minister Yoko Kamikawa. Nemoto asked about Kamikawa's expectations toward the U.N., especially in relation to the upcoming 14th U.N. Crime Congress to be held in Japan in 2020. The two also ...

LNG to light way for brighter future

National | GASTECH JAPAN 2017 Apr 4, 2017

LNG to light way for brighter future

The air has definitely become cleaner and the skies bluer in Japan as various industries have strived since the late 1960s to become energy efficient and eco-friendly. Today, cars are also becoming exhaust-free by adopting hybrid and fuel cell technology. "Compared to the 20th ...