Water Tanks Donated to Pohnpei, FSM for Drought Aid
Acting upon a request from MCT, APIC donated a total of eight 1,000-gallon water tanks to the drought-damaged Kapamarangi Atoll and Weno Island.
2nd term APIC-MCT Exchange Student Graduates, article in Local Press
Ms. Tamae Waguk, who entered Sophia University Graduate School in the 2nd term of the APIC-MCT Exchange Student Program, graduated September 2020.
News from Haiti Vol. 11 (final)
Former Japanese Ambassador to Haiti Yoshiaka Hatta introduces his eleventh and final column on Haiti.
An Introduction to Ama-chō of Oki Islands
The Association for the Promotion of International Cooperation (APIC) has taken a special interest in the small island of Nakanoshima (中之島), in western Japan.
3rd Term MCT Exchange Students Enter Sophia University Graduate School
Two students entered Sophia University Graduate School under APIC-MCT-Sophia's scholarship fund.
Summer Semester 2019 Tsuda University Short-term Internship Program
One student from Tsuda University interned at APIC from August 1st to September 6th, 2019.
2nd Term Xavier Exchange Students & 1st Term MCT Exchange Students Graduate Sophia University
On September 20, 2019, a total of three students part of APIC's Xavier High School Exchange Program and APIC-MCT Exchange Student Program graduated from Sophia University.
News from Haiti Vol. 10 part 2
Former Japanese Ambassador to Haiti Yoshiaka Hatta introduces his tenth column on Haiti.
News from Haiti Vol. 10 part 1
Former Japanese Ambassador to Haiti Yoshiaka Hatta introduces his tenth column on Haiti.
Interview: Yoshito Honda, APIC Trustee (Toshin International Corp. Honorary Chairman)
APIC interns interviewed Toshin International Honorary Chairman and APIC Trustee Mr. Honda.
Fall Semester 2018 Sophia University Short-term Internship Program
Two students from Sophia University interned at APIC from February 1st to 28th, 2019.
News from Haiti: Vol. 9
Mr. Hatta introduces his ninth column on Haiti.
Interview: NID Chairman & Top Advisor Mr. Kouichi Komori
APIC interns interviewed NID Chairman and Top Advisor Mr. Komori.
Interview: Mr. Dane Miller, Graduate of the University of the West Indies
APIC interns interviewed former APIC Pacific & Caribbean Student Invitation Program participant Mr. Dane Miller.
Interview: APIC-MCT Exchange Students Bradford and Bertha
APIC interns interviewed two MCT students, Bertha and Bradford, who are studying at Sophia University Graduate School.
5th Term Xavier Exchange Students & 2nd Term APIC-MCT Exchange Students Enter Sophia University
On September 21, 2018, a total of four students part of APIC's Xavier High School Exchange Program and APIC-MCT Exchange Student Program entered Sophia University.
First Xavier Exchange Student’s Graduation Celebration Dinner
On September 20, 2018, a celebratory dinner was held at the Tokyo Club for recent Sophia University graduate and recipient of the Xavier Exchange Student Scholarship program, Ms. Mary Helen Mori.
Summer 2018 APIC Student Internship
APIC held two separate internship sessions in the summer of 2018.
News from Haiti: Vol. 8
Mr. Hatta introduces his eighth column on Haiti.
News from Haiti: Vol. 7
Mr. Hatta introduces his seventh column on Haiti.
News from Haiti: Vol. 6
Mr. Hatta introduces his sixth column on Haiti.
Interview: APIC Director and Outside Auditor of Ajinomoto, Hiroshi Murakami
APIC intern interviewed APIC Director and outside auditor of Ajinomoto, Hiroshi Murakami.
News from Haiti: Vol. 5
Mr. Hatta introduces his fifth column on Haiti.
News from Haiti: Vol. 4
Mr. Hatta introduces his fourth column on Haiti.
News from Haiti: Vol. 3
Mr. Hatta introduces his third column on Haiti.
News from Haiti: Vol. 2
Mr. Hatta introduces his second column on Haiti.
Intro to the Republic of Haiti
Starting from February 2018, Ambassador to the Republic of Haiti, Mr. Yoshiaki HATTA will contribute to our column "News from Haiti" once a month.
5th APIC Short-term Internship
One student from Sophia University joined APIC’s short-term internship program as part of Sophia’s "Working Experience" curriculum.
Interview: Ryokichi Hirono APIC Trustee (Seikei Univ. Professor Emeritus)
APIC interns interviewed APIC Trustee and Seikei University Professor Emeritus Ryokichi Hirono.
Interview: Tsuda University President Dr. Yuko Takahashi
APIC intern interviewed Tsuda University President Dr. Yuko Takahashi.
Micronesia Photo Exhibition “Tropical Light” held at Tsuda University
The Micronesia Photo Exhibition “Tropical Light” was held from October to November 2017 at Tsuda University.
Xavier Exchange Students Attend Opening Ceremony at Sophia University
Sophia University's fall entrance ceremony was held on September 21st, with two students from Xavier high school entering, as well as two students entering Sophia's graduate school.
Tsuda University APIC Internship Start!
A new internship program sgtarted under an MoU signed between Tsuda University and APIC.
Interview: Ms. Shekira Thompson, Graduate of the University of the West Indies
On July 14th, 2017, an interview with UWI graduate and APIC Caribbean Student Invitation Program 2016 participant Ms. Shekira Thompson took place (interviewer: Ayaka Matsuo).
Interview: Kansai Gaidai University Professor Dr. Osamu Kataoka
APIC intern interviewed Kansai Gaidai University Professor and archaeologist Dr. Osamu Kataoka.
Interview: APIC Director Isako Funaki
APIC interns interviewed APIC Director, Chairwoman and Executive Director of Yacmo Co. Ltd Mrs. Isako Funaki.
Interview: Sophia University President Mr. Yoshiaki Terumichi
APIC interns interviewed Sophia University President Mr. Yoshiaki Terumichi.
Micronesia Photo Exhibition “Tropical Light” Featured in Local Papers
The photo exhibition by Floyd Takeuchi titled "Tropical Light" which was shown for one month in May/June was featured in Pacific Island local papers.
Micronesia Photo Exhibition ～“Tropical Light” -- Photographs by Floyd K. Takeuchi～
～“Tropical Light” -- Photographs by Floyd K. Takeuchi～
During the month of May, 2017, APIC held a Micronesian photo exhibit titled“Tropical Light" with photos by photographer Floyd Takeuchi.
4th APIC Short-term Internship
In February 2017, two students from Sophia University participated in a short, 21-day internship at APIC.
Two Xavier exchange students to intern at PIC
Students from Xavier high school interned at the Pacific Islands Center.
APIC helps support the UNESCO World Heritage Site preservation of Nan Madol Ruins
The Nan Madol Ruins situated in the state of Pohnpei, Micronesia, was designated as a UNESCO Heritage site. APIC is helping to support the conservation of the site.
Interview: Mr. Tatsushi Ueshima, Representative Director-Chairman of UCC UESHIMA COFFEE CO., LTD. / Honorary Consul of the Honorary Consulate of Jamaica in Kobe
On October 11th, 2016, APIC intern Sayaka Matsuo held an interview with the Representative Director-Chairman of UCC UESHIMA COFFEE CO., LTD. / Honorary Consul of the Honorary Consulate of Jamaica in Kobe, Mr. Tatsushi Ueshima.
Interview: Ambassador to Japan of the Republic of the Marshall Islands: His Excellency Mr. Tom D. Kijiner
On September 16th, APIC interns interviewed the Ambassador to Japan of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, His Excellency Mr. Tom D. Kijiner.
Xavier High School Scholarship Students participate in the October Rotary Festival
On October 7th, Tokyo South Rotary Club invited three Xavier high school students to its Oktoberfest.
Interview: Mr. Kunio Senga, CEO of Save the Children Japan (SCJ)
On August 25, 2016, the interns at APIC from Sophia University interviewed Mr. Kunio Senga, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Save the Children Japan (SCJ).
Interview: Mr. Yamamoto, President & CEO of Aon Japan Ltd.
On August 24, 2016, three internship students from Sophia University visited Mr. Yamamoto, President & CEO of Aon Japan Ltd.
Interview: Sophia University Graduate School Chancellor Fr. Toshiaki Koso
On August 9th, 2016, APIC intern Ms. Kanako interviewed Sophia University Graduate School Chancellor Fr. Toshiaki Koso.
3rd Short-term APIC Internship
Three students from Sophia University took part in APIC's short, 21-day internship program, held from August to September, 2016.
The 3rd Xavier Exchange Student Attend the Entrance Ceremony
On September 21st, 2016, Sophia University held its fall entrance ceremony. Miko Ronquillo took part in the ceremony and orientation programs.
Water Tank Support for the Isolated Islands of Micronesia
An article appeared in a local newspaper about APIC's help with the Micronesian Conservation Trust (MCT) to restore the Sapwuahfik atoll in Pohnpei, Micronesia.
Interview: Yoshihiro Sakamoto, APIC Director (CISTEC Chief Director, previous MITI Deputy Director-General)
APIC interns interviewed APIC Director and previous MITI Director-General, Mr. Yoshihiro Sakamoto
Interview: Tonga Ambassador to Japan, Her Excellency Lady Tania Laumanulupe‘o Talafolika FUSITU’A
APIC interns interviewed the Tongan Ambassador to Japan, H.E. Lady Tania Laumanulupe‘o Talafolika FUSITU’A
Interview: Jamaican Ambassador to Japan H.E. Mr. Clement Philip Ricardo Allicock
APIC interns interviewed the Jamaican Ambassador to Japan, H.E. Mr. Clement Philip Ricardo Allicock.
Xavier High School Scholarship Students Deliver Appreciation Speech at the Regular Meeting of the Rotary Club of Tokyo South
Chairman Kadowaki of the Tokyo Rotary Club South invited Xavier scholarship students to speak at the club's regular meeting.
Interview: Mr. Tomomi Tamaki, Representative, Japanese Representative Office, ADB
APIC interns interviewed Mr. Tomomi Tamaki, Representative of ADB Japanese Representative Office.
Short-term Intensive Internship Begins
In February 2016, three students from Sophia university and one student from Reitaku university began a short 21-day internship at APIC.
Micronesia Conservation Trust (MCT) Project: Protecting the streams of Pohnpei Island
In 2015, as part of APIC’s Pacific Island Nation Development Cooperation Program, in its support of the Micronesia Environment Protection Plan (Clean Water and Lifestyle Improvement Project), the MCT gave a mid-term report of the project.
APIC Student Internship Program
APIC has instituted two internship programs to further aide in the development of "global resources".
Xavier International Students Scholarship
In line with the Sophia-APIC-Xavier High School Exchange Scholarship Fund, students will commence their studies in September.
APIC supports the Republic of Palao, the Federation of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands Environmental Conservation Initiative.
- 2021.1.27 UPDATE
Information of APIC Directors & Trustees
- 2020.12.17 UPDATE
EVENTS "The 371st Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"
- 2020.12.2 UPDATE
PROJECTS "Water Tanks Donated to Pohnpei, FSM for Drought Aid"
- 2020.11.27 UPDATE
EVENTS "“Dream Seminar”: APIC Endowment Talk Series in Amacho, Shimane Prefecture -1st Talk: Aon Japan President & CEO, APIC Director Mr. Tatsuya Yamamoto"
- 2020.11.19 UPDATE
EVENTS "The 370th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"
- 2020.11.18 UPDATE
EVENTS "Opening ceremony for Micronesia Photo Exhibition “Pacific Light” in Amacho"
- 2020.11.13 UPDATE
PROJECTS "2nd term APIC-MCT Exchange Student Graduates, article in Local Press"
- 2020.10.14 UPDATE
EVENTS "The 369th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"
- 2020.9.23 UPDATE
EVENTS "The 368th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"
- 2020.8.28 UPDATE
EVENTS "Past “Pacific & Caribbean Islands Student Invitation Program” Participants Take Part in Japanese Speech Contest in Trinidad & Tobago"