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APIC Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues: Upcoming Events

《The ‘Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues’ will not take place in August due to summer holidays.》

《350th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues》
Thursday, September 20th, 2018
Guest Speaker: Mr. Ken’ichiro Sasae, Japanese Ambassador to the United States of America
Topic: Ending my Term in America (tentative)

In addition to automatically informing supporting members of upcoming events, APIC also provides information to non-members. Please inquire directly with APIC via telephone or e-mail.

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The 348th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2018.6.21

The 348th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: June 21st, 2018
Lecturer:Mr. Kazuyuki Yamazaki, Senior Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs (Economics)

The 347th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2018.5.17

The 347th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: May 17th, 2018
Lecturer: Mr. Hideo Suzuki, Director-General & Deputy Assistant Minister of Global Issues

Francis X. Hezel, SJ Speech at Sophia University

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2018.5.11

Francis X. Hezel, SJ Speech at Sophia University

Francis X. Hezel,SJ, famed Micronesian researcher was invited to Japan and gave a speech at Sophia University.

The 346th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2018.4.19

The 346th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: April 19th, 2018
Lecturer: Mr. Norihiro Okuda, Former Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Environmental Seminar held in F.S.M.

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2018.4.5

Environmental Seminar held in F.S.M.

On March 22nd, 2018, the third Environmental Seminar was held in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia

Assistance to Commemorate 25th Founding Anniversary of COM-FSM

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2018.3.26

Assistance to Commemorate 25th Founding Anniversary of COM-FSM

On March 21st, 2018, during his visit to Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, APIC President Peter Sato presented Vice President of COM-FSM Frankie Harriss with a $20,000 commemorative check.

APIC President Peter Sato’s Visit to Micronesia

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2018.4.5

APIC President Peter Sato’s Visit to Micronesia

From March 20th to 27th, APIC President Peter Sato visited the Federated States of Micronesia.

APIC Pacific Islands Leaders Invitation Program: Mr. Yogesh Karan

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2018.4.5

APIC Pacific Islands Leaders Invitation Program: Mr. Yogesh Karan

Mr. Yogesh Karan, Permanent Secretary to the Office of the Prime Minister of Fiji was invited to Japan as part of APIC’s Pacific Leaders Invitation Program from the 18th to 23rd of March 2018.

Pacific Islands Leader Invitation Program: Samoan Minister of Information and Communication Technology

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2018.4.26

Pacific Islands Leader Invitation Program: Samoan Minister of Information and Communication Technology

Samoan Minister of Information and Communication Technology Mr. Afamasaga Lepuia'l Rico Tupa'l was invited to Japan under APIC's Pacific Islands Leader Invitation Program.

Xavier Exchange Students Participate in Sawara Festival

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2018.3.29

Xavier Exchange Students Participate in Sawara Festival

Xavier High School exchange students took part in the Sawara Matsuri festival the town of Sawara, Chiba prefecture on October 14th, 2017.

Xavier Exchange Students Participate in Oktoberfest

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2018.3.29

Xavier Exchange Students Participate in Oktoberfest

On October 6th, Xavier High School exchange students were invited by the Tokyo South Rotary Club to participate in the club’s Oktoberfest.

University of the West Indies St. Augustine Campus: Principal Invitation Program

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2018.4.26

University of the West Indies St. Augustine Campus: Principal Invitation Program

Dr. Copeland, Principal of the University of the West Indies St. Augustine Campus and others were invited to Japan for a one-week program.

Sophia University “Micronesia Exposure Tour”

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2018.3.29

Sophia University “Micronesia Exposure Tour”

Students from Sophia University participated in the“Micronesia Exposure Tour” from September 10th to 17th, 2017.

The 345th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2018.3.15

The 345th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: March 15th, 2018
Lecturer: Mr. Kazuhide Ishikawa, Former Ambassador to the Republic of the Philippines

The 344th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2018.2.15

The 344th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: February 15th, 2018
Lecturer: Mr. Toshiro Iijima, Deputy-Director General of Economic Affairs

Environmental Seminar held in F.S.M.

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2018.3.29

APIC-Reitaku University Student Exchange Project: Short-term Micronesia Study Abroad Program

Students return to Micronesia after coming to Japan for six months under the College of Micronesia-FSM (COM-FSM) and Reitaku University short-term study abroad program.

10th International Co-operation Discussion Gathering

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2018.2.13

10th International Co-operation Discussion Gathering

On January 30th, 2018, APIC hosted its 10th International Co-operation Discussion Gathering at the Tokyo Club. The speaker was Mr. Masato Kitera, Japanese Ambassador to France.

The 343rd Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2018.1.18

The 343rd Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: January 18th, 2018
Lecturer: Mr. Shinsuke Sugiyama, Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs

Pacific Islands and Caribbean Student Invitation Program 2018

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2018.6.22

Pacific Islands and Caribbean Student Invitation Program 2018

A short-term exchange program was held for approximately one month with students from the Pacific and Caribbean Islands

The 342nd Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2017.12.21

The 342nd Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: December 21st, 2017
Lecturer: Mr. Takeo Mori, Director-General of the North American Affairs Bureau

Xavier Exchange Students Participate in ‘All Sophian Christmas 2017’

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2018.6.22

Xavier Exchange Students Participate in ‘All Sophian Christmas 2017’

On December 15th, 2017, six Xavier exchange students participated in Sophia University's "All Sophian Christmas"

JICA Global Plaza Micronesia Photo Exhibit ‘Pacific Light’

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2018.6.22

JICA Global Plaza Micronesia Photo Exhibit ‘Pacific Light’

The photo exhibit 'Pacific Light' was displayed at JICA's Global Plaza for one month.

The 341st Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2017.11.16

The 341st Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: November 16th, 2017
Lecturer: Mr. Yasushi Masaki, Director-General of the European Affairs Bureau

Pacific Leader Invitation Program: Senator Urusemal, former President of FSM

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2018.6.22

Pacific Leader Invitation Program: Senator Urusemal, former President of FSM

Senator Urusemal from Micronesia was invited to Japan from November 27th to December 2nd, 2017 for an official visit.

COM-FSM Student Invitation Program: Students to Study Abroad at Reitaku University & Sophia Junior College

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2017.11.16

COM-FSM Student Invitation Program: Students to Study Abroad at Reitaku University & Sophia Junior College

Four students from the College of Micronesia-FSM participated in a student exchange for three weeks from October 30th to November 17th.

The 340th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2017.10.19

The 340th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: October 19th, 2017
Lecturer: Mr. Hiroshi Ishikawa, Deputy Director-General of the Asian and Oceanic Affairs Bureau

Pacific and Caribbean Journalist Invitation Program 2017

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2017.3.29

Pacific and Caribbean Journalist Invitation Program 2017

An environmental seminar and associated workshops were held at the Cave Hill campus of the University of the West Indies, Barbados, on September 18th and 19th, 2017.

Environmental Seminar Held in Barbados

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2017.10.18

Environmental Seminar Held in Barbados

The third Pacific and Caribbean Journalist Invitation Program 2017 was held in October for ten days.

The 339th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2017.9.22

The 339th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: September 21st, 2017
Lecturer: Mr. Yasuaki Tanizaki, Former Ambassador to the Republic of Indonesia

Anime Expert Goes to Barbados

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2017.9.20

Anime Expert Goes to Barbados

For two days in the beginning of September, AnimeKon, an anime event, took place in Barbados. Associate professor Takahashi from the Japanese college Digital Hollywood University Graduate School gave a presentation at the event an also lectured at the University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus in Barbados.

Luncheon with Senators from the Federated States of Micronesia

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2017.9.6

Luncheon with Senators from the Federated States of Micronesia

Chancellor Kōso of Sophia School Corporation hosted a luncheon at Sophia University on August 25th. Among those in attendance were Sen. Urusemal, former president of FSM, Ambassador Fritz, and Mr. Kōso, among others.

2017 Pacific Islands Leaders Invitation Program

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2017.8.9

2017 Pacific Islands Leaders Invitation Program

Vice-chairman Esmond B. Moses and Pohnpei governor Marcelo K. Peterson visited Japan for eight days starting August 6th under the "Pacific Islands Leaders Invitation Program".

Interview with Graduate of University of West Indies

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2017.7.28

Interview with Graduate of University of West Indies

On July 14th, an interview with UWI graduate and APIC Caribbean Student Invitation Program 2016 participant Shekira Thompson took place (interviewer: Ayaka Matsuo).

Environmental Seminar held at Sophia University

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2017.7.25

Environmental Seminar held at Sophia University

On July 20th, 2017, Sophia University and APIC held a joint environmental seminar. Based on the MoU (memorandum of understanding) signed between the two organizations, this is the fifth of such seminar to be held thus far, with seminars held in Palau, Jamaica, and the Marshall Islands preceding.

Minister of Education, Youth and Information Invitation Program

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2017.7.25

Minister of Education, Youth and Information Invitation Program

From July 9th to 14th the Jamaican Minister of Education, Youth and Information Mr. Ruel B. Reid and five other members were invited to Japan.

The 338th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2017.7.20

The 338th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: July 20th, 2017
Lecturer: Mr. Kei’ichi Katakami, Former Deputy Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs

「Pacific Islands and Caribbean Nations Student Invitation Program」Featured in Local Newspaper

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2017.6.26

「Pacific Islands and Caribbean Nations Student Invitation Program」Featured in Local Newspaper

「Pacific Islands and Caribbean Nations Student Invitation Program」 was featured in The Marshall Islands Journal. The program commenced in 2015 with the cooperation of Sophia University, and has taken place two times to date.

MoU Signing Ceremony with Toyo University

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2017.6.21

MoU Signing Ceremony with Toyo University

On June 15th, 2017, APIC signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Toyo University at a signing ceremony conducted by Mr. Yoshiyasu Sato, President of APIC and Mr. Makio Takemura, President of Toyo University.

APIC has invited Principal of Cave Hill Campus of The University of West Indies

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2017.6.15

APIC has invited Principal of Cave Hill Campus of The University of West Indies

APIC has invited Principal of Cave Hill Campus of The University of West Indies (UWI), Violet Eudine Barriteau. She will stay in japan from June 10th to 18th, 2017.

The 337th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2017.6.15

The 337th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: June 15th, 2017
Lecturer: Mr. Kazuya Nashida, Director-General, Southeast and Southwest Asian Affairs Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Signing Ceremony of Xavier High School and Sophia University Renewal of Partnership Agreement

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2017.5.31

Signing Ceremony of Xavier High School and Sophia University Renewal of Partnership Agreement"

On May 29th, 2017, Sophia University revised part of its Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Xavier High School, and held a signing ceremony on Sophia’s Yotsuya campus with representatives from Xavier High School, Sophia University, and APIC in attendance.

Commemorative Dinner for Floyd Takeuchi’s Micronesia Photo Exhibit “Tropical Light”

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2017.5.23

Commemorative Dinner for Floyd Takeuchi’s Micronesia Photo Exhibit “Tropical Light”

On May 13th, a commemorative dinner was held at the Tokyo Club for photographer Floyd K. Takeuchi’s solo exhibition “Tropical Light”.

Micronesia Photo Exhibition

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2017.5.16

Micronesia Photo Exhibition "Tropical Light"
Opening Ceremony and Reception

On May 20th, 2017, the opening ceremony and reception for the Micronesia photo exhibition~ “Tropical Light”--photographs by Floyd K. Takeuchi~ were held.

Lecture by Photographer / Writer Floyd Takeuchi

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2017.5.16

Lecture by Photographer / Writer Floyd Takeuchi

On May 12th, 2017, a lecture by Floyd K. Takeuchi was held at Sophia University. The lecture was a part of the Micronesia photo exhibition entitled “Tropical Light”.

Interview with Mr. Tatsuji Ueshima, Chairman and Executive Director of UCC and standing Honorary Consul of Kobe and Jamaica

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2017.5.9

Interview with Mr. Tatsuji Ueshima, Chairman and Executive Director of UCC and standing Honorary Consul of Kobe and Jamaica

On October 11th, 2016, APIC intern Sayaka Matsuo held an interview with the Chairman and Executive Director of UCC and standing Honorary Consul of Kobe and Jamaica, Mr. Tatsuji Ueshima.

The Reception Party Held for the Caribbean Leadership Program

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2017.4.24

The Reception Party Held for the Caribbean Leadership Program

On April 21st, towards the end of the Caribbean Leadership Program, a reception party organized by APIC was held at the Tokyo Club.

MoU Signing Ceremony with Tsuda Univesrity

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2017.4.21

MoU Signing Ceremony with Tsuda Univesrity

On April 7th, the president of APIC, Mr.Peter Sato signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) regarding an inclusive education partnership with the president of Tsuda University, Ms.Yuko Takahashi.

The Second Caribbean Youth Leaders Invitation Program

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2017.4.17

The Second the Caribbean Youth Leaders Invitation Program

The “Caribbean Nations Young Leaders Invitation Program” was held for one week from April 15th, 2017. One leader from Barbados, Jamaica, Republic of Trinidad & Tobago, and the secretariat of Caricom visited Japan.

The Reception Party for the Pacific Young Leaders

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2017.4.12

The Reception Party for the Pacific Young Leaders

Towards the end of the training program, a reception party for the Pacific Young Leaders was held at the Tokyo Club on the evening of March 31st.

The Second Pacific Youth Leaders Program

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2017.3.27

The Second Pacific Youth Leaders Program

The Second Pacific Leaders Program will begin on May 27th, 2017. APIC has invited three young leaders from the Republic of Palau and from the Republic of the Marshall Islands.

The 2nd Pacific Islands and West Indies Students Invitation Program

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2017.1.23

The 2nd Pacific Islands and West Indies Students Invitation Program

On January 14th, students from the Pacific and West Indies took a day trip to Kamakura as part of the Pacific and West Indies Students Invitation Program, jointly organized by Sophia University.

The 2nd Pacific Islands and West Indies Students Invitation Program

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2017.1.10

The 2nd Pacific Islands and West Indies Students Invitation Program

On 4th January, 16 students from the Pacific Islands and Caribbean arrived in Japan. They took part in the lectures at Sophia University until the end of January.

WHAT'S NEW

-2017.6.21 Update
EVENTS "MoU Signing Ceremony with Toyo University"

-2017.6.15 Update
EVENTS "APIC has invited Principal of Cave Hill Campus of The University of West Indies"

-2017.6.15 Update
EVENTS "The 337th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"

-2017.5.18 Update
EVENTS "The 336th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"

-2017.5.16 Update
EVENTS "Micronesia Photo Exhibition "Tropical Light" Opening Ceremony and Reception"

-2017.5.16 Update
EVENTS "Lecture by Photographer / Writer Floyd Takeuchi"

-2017.4.24 Update
EVENTS "The Reception Party Held for the Caribbean Leadership Program"

-2017.4.21 Update
EVENTS "MoU Signing Ceremony with Tsuda Univesrity"

-2016.4.20 Update
EVENTS "The 335th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"

-2017.4.12 Update
EVENTS "The Reception Party for the Pacific Young Leaders"

-2017.3.27 Update
EVENTS "The Second the Pacific Youth Leaders program"

-2016.3.24 Update
PROJECTS "Micronesia Photo Exhibition ~“Tropical Light” -- Photographs by Floyd K. Takeuchi~"

-2016.3.16 Update
EVENTS "The 334th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"

-2017.3.15 Update
PROJECTS "APIC Short-term Internship Program"

-2016.2.16 Update
EVENTS "The 333th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"

-2017.1.23 Update
EVENTS "The 2nd Pacific Islands and West Indies Students Invitation Program"

-2016.1.19 Update
EVENTS "The 332th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"

-2017.1.10 Update
EVENTS "The 2nd Pacific Islands and West Indies Students Invitation Program"

-2016.12.15 Update
EVENTS "The 331th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"

-2016.11.17 Update
EVENTS "The 330th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"

-2016.11.14 Update
EVENTS "6 journalists from the Pacific Islands and Caribbean visited Japan"

-2016.11.8 Update
EVENTS "Environment Seminar in Caribbean"

-2016.10.31 Update
EVENTS "Micronecia Students Exchange Program"

-2016.10.25 Update
PROJECTS "Xavier High School Scholarship Students participate in Rotary October Festival"

-2016.10.20 Update
EVENTS "The 329th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"

-2016.10.6 Update
EVENTS "Micronesia Intercultural Experience Tour"

-2016.10.4 Update
EVENTS "Interview with CEO of Save the Children Japan (SCJ)"

-2016.10.4 Update
EVENTS "Sophia Internship students interview Mr. Yamamoto, President of Aon Japan Ltd."

-2016.9.21 Update
PROJECTS "The 3rd Xavier Exchange Student Attend the Entrance Ceremony"

-2016.9.15 Update
EVENTS "The 328th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"

-2016.9.8 Update
EVENTS "Thank-you Letters from Students at Shotoku Gakuen Junior and Senior High School"

-2016.8.10 Update
PROJECTS "Water Tank Support for the Isolated Islands of Micronesia"

-2016.7.28 Update
EVENTS "The 327th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"

-2016.7.19 Update
EVENTS "A Dinner in Honor of Mr. Mitsuhiko Sakamoto"

-2016.6.16 Update
EVENTS "The 326th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"

-2016.6.7 Update
EVENTS "The 8th APIC International Cooperation Discussion Gathering"

-2016.5.24 Update
EVENTS "The 325th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"

-2016.4.21 Update
EVENTS "The 324th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"

-2016.3.29 Update
PROJECTS "Xavier High School Scholarship Students Deliver Appreciation Speech at the Regular Meeting of the Rotary Club of Tokyo South"

-2016.3.17 Update
EVENTS "The 323th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"

-2016.3.3 Update
EVENTS "Pacific Islands Young Leadership Program"

-2016.3.1 Update
EVENTS "Interview with the Representative of Asian Development Bank (ADB)"

-2016.2.23 Update
EVENTS "Welcome Reception for the Pacific Islands Young Leaders"

-2016.2.18 Update
EVENTS "The 322th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"

-2016.2.2 Update
EVENTS "Pacific and West Indies Student’s Presentation & Farewell Party"

-2016.1.21 Update
EVENTS "The 321th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"

-2016.1.12 Update
EVENTS "Kamakura tour for the “Pacific Islands and West Indies Students Invitation Program”"

-2014.12.15 Update
Website renewal

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