About CEMiPoS

The Centre for Environmental and Minority Policy Studies (CEMiPoS) was established in December 2016, taking advantage of the International Conference of Policy towards Indigenous Peoples. It aims to pursue truth and justice in favor of marginalised people through studying environmental and minority policy in the light of protecting the human rights and promoting human security. The Director of the CEMiPoS is Hiroshi Maruyama, Honorary Doctor, the Hugo Valentin Centre, Uppsala University, and Professor Emeritus, Muroran Institute of Technology. The researchers include Masumi Tanaka, Andrew Schirmer, Miku Maeda and Leni Charbonneau. The collaborator is Professor Kamrul Hossain, Director of the Northern Institute of Environmental and Minority Law, Arctic Centre, University of Lapland.