Association for Promotion of International Cooperation
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Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 101-0054 Japan

EVENTS & PROJECTS

INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

PROJECTS

SHORT-TERM INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Students from various universities participated in the short-term internship program. The intern students engaged themselves in some activities related to international cooperation at APIC.

The 2nd Pacific Islands and West Indies Students Invitation Program

EVENTS

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.

The 331th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

EVENTS

2016.12.15

The 331th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 15 December 2016
Lecturer: Mr. Yasushi Takase, Director of Latin America, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The 330th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

EVENTS

2016.11.17

The 330th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 17 November 2016
Lecturer: Mr. Keiichi Ono,Deputy Director-General,Ministry of Foreign Affairs Bureau of North America

6 journalists from the Pacific Islands and Caribbean visited Japan

EVENTS

2016.11.14

6 journalists from the Pacific Islands and Caribbean visited Japan

The Association for Promotion of International Cooperation (APIC) invited 6 journalists from the Pacific Islands and Caribbean countries in collaboration with the Foreign Press Center Japan (FPCJ).

Environment Seminar in Caribbean

EVENTS

2016.10.31

Environment Seminar in Caribbean

On October 31, a Caribbean environment seminar was held at the University of the West Indies (UWI) in Jamaica as a series of environment seminars.

Micronecia Students Exchange Program

EVENTS

2016.10.31

Micronecia Students Exchange Program

On 31st October, four students from Junior College of Micronecia arrived at Japan. For three weeks, they took part in the lectures and other activities outside campus with Japanese students at Reitaku University and Sophia University.

The 329th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

EVENTS

2016.10.21

The 329th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 21 October 2016
Lecturer: Mr. Motohide Yoshikawa, Former Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations

Xavier High School Scholarship Students participate in Rotary October Festival

PROJECTS

2016.10.25

Xavier High School Scholarship Students participate in Rotary October Festival

On 7th October, three of Xavier High School Scholarship Students participated in October Festival of The Rotary Club of Tokyo South as guests.

The Second Summer Program for Students of Sophia University / Junior College Division at College of Micronesia -

EVENTS

2016.10.6

"Micronesia Intercultural Experience Tour"

Sophia University and Sophia University Junior College Division conducted the second "Micronesian Intercultural Experience Tour" from September 11 to 18 in which eight students participated.

Interview with CEO of Save the Children Japan (SCJ)

EVENTS

2016.10.4

"Interview with CEO of Save the Children Japan (SCJ)"

On 25 August, the interns at APIC from Sophia University interviewed Mr. Kunio Senga, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Save the Children Japan (SCJ) as part of their internship program.

Sophia Internship students interview Mr. Yamamoto, President of Aon Japan Ltd.

EVENTS

2016.10.04

Sophia Internship students interview Mr. Yamamoto, President of Aon Japan Ltd.

On 24 August 2016, three Internship students of Sophia University visited Mr. Yamamoto, President & Chief Executive Officer CEO of Aon Japan Ltd.

The 3rd Xavier Exchange Student Attend the Entrance Ceremony

PROJECTS

2016.9.21

The 3rd Xavier Exchange Student Attend the Entrance Ceremony

On 9 September, the Entrance Ceremony has been held. Mr. Miko Ronquillo, the 3rd recipient of “APIC-Sophia Xavier High School International Students Scholarship”, participated in the ceremony and orientation.

The 328th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

EVENTS

2016.9.15

The 328th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 15 September 2016
Lecturer: Mr. Yoichi Suzuki, Former Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to France

Thank-you Letters from Students at Shotoku Gakuen Junior and Senior High School

EVENTS

2016.9.8

Thank-you Letters from Students at Shotoku Gakuen Junior and Senior High School

Students from Shotoku Gakuen Junior and Senior High School had a cultural exchange with Xavier High School International Students and we received thank-you letters from them.

Water Tank Support for the Isolated Islands of Micronesia

EVENTS

2016.8.10

Water Tank Support for the Isolated Islands of Micronesia

APIC has been working together with the MCT to support the restoration business of the drought of Sapwuahfik atoll in Pohnpei, Micronesia. An article about this project has appeared in a newspaper in Micronesia.

The 327th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

EVENTS

2016.7.28

The 327th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 28 July 2016
Lecturer: Mr. Keiichi Hayashi, Former Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United Kingdom

A Dinner in Honor of Mr. Mitsuhiko Sakamoto

EVENTS

2016.7.19

A Dinner in Honor of Mr. Mitsuhiko Sakamoto

On 8 July, APIC held a dinner in honor of Mr. Mitsuhiko Sakamoto, together with Sophia University at the Tokyo Club.

The 326th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

EVENTS

2016.6.16

The 326th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 16 June 2016
Lecturer: Mr. Yasumasa Nagamine, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs

The 8th APIC International Cooperation Discussion Gathering

EVENTS

2016.6.7

The 8th APIC International Cooperation Discussion Gathering

The 8th International Cooperation Gathering was held on 30 May at the Tokyo Club, inviting Mr. Masato Kidera, former ambassador to China.

The 325th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

EVENTS

2016.5.24

The 325th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 19 May 2016
Lecturer: Mr. Haruhisa Takeuchi, Former Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Singapore

The 324th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

EVENTS

2016.4.21

The 324th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 21 April 2016
Lecturer: Mr. Koji Haneda, Former Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Islamic Republic of Iran

Xavier High School Scholarship Students Deliver Appreciation Speech at the Regular Meeting of the Rotary Club of Tokyo South

PROJECTS

2016.3.29

Xavier High School Scholarship Students Deliver Appreciation Speech at the Regular Meeting of the Rotary Club of Tokyo South

On 25 March, Ms. Mary Helen Mori and Ms. Risa Mariana Oue gave a speech at the regular meeting of the Rotary Club of Tokyo South.

The 323rd Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

EVENTS

2016.3.17

The 323rd Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 17 March 2016
Lecturer: Mr. Takeshi Nakane, Former Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Federal Republic of Germany

Pacific Islands Young Leadership Program

EVENTS

2016.3.3

Pacific Islands Young Leadership Program

APIC implemented an invitation program called “Pacific Islands Young Leadership Program” from February 21-28, 2016, under which two young leaders were invited from the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands and Republic of Palau, respectively.

Interview with the Representative of Asian Development Bank (ADB) at Japanese Representative Office

EVENTS

2016.3.1

Interview with the Representative of Asian Development Bank (ADB) at Japanese Representative Office

On 17 February, Interns of APIC interviewed Mr. Tomomi Tamaki, Representative of ADB Japan Office.

Welcome Reception for the Pacific Islands Young Leaders

EVENTS

2016.2.23

Welcome Reception for the Pacific Islands Young Leaders

On 23 February, President of APIC, Yoshiyasu Sato hosted a welcome reception for the Pacific Islands Young Leaders at The Tokyo Club.

The 322nd Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

EVENTS

2016.2.18

The 322nd Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 18 February 2016
Lecturer: Mr. Chikahito Harada, Representative of Japanese Government in charge of Japan-Russia Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, and Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Russian Federation

Pacific and West Indies Student’s Presentation & Farewell Party

EVENTS

2016.2.2

Pacific and West Indies Student’s Presentation & Farewell Party

On 29 January, invited students made presentations about their impressions of Japan and what they learned during their stay in Japan, followed by a farewell party at Sophia University.

The 321st Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

EVENTS

2016.1.21

The 321st Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 20 January 2016
Lecturer: Mr. Akitaka Saiki, Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan

Kamakura tour for the “Pacific Islands and West Indies Students Invitation Program”

EVENTS

2016.1.12

Kamakura tour for the “Pacific Islands and West Indies Students Invitation Program

As a part of this program, the students from the Pacific Islands and the West Indies took a day trip to Kamakura city.

The 320th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

EVENTS

2015.12.17

The 320th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 17 December 2015
Lecturer: Mr. Koji Tsuruoka, Chief Negotiator, TPP Government Headquarters, Cabinet Secretariat

Office Relocation

EVENTS

2015.12.7

Office Relocation

Association for Promotion of International Cooperation (APIC) has relocated its office.We welcome your visit to our new office and appreciate your continuous support.

The 319th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

EVENTS

2015.11.24

The 319th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 19 November 2015
Lecturer: Mr. Hideo Tarumi, Deputy Director-General, Asian and Oceanian Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

6 journalists from the Pacific Islands visited Japan

EVENTS

2015.10.30

6 journalists from the Pacific Islands visited Japan

APIC invited 6 journalists form the Pacific Islands in collaboration with Foreign Press Center Japan (FPCJ). During this visit, they had a chance to see some of the progressive approach of Japan regarding environmental protection and uses of energy resources with their own eyes.

The 318th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

EVENTS

2015.10.27

The 318th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 23 October 2015
Lecturer: Mr. Atsuyuki Oike, Director-General for Global Issues Ambassador, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Summer Program for Students of Sophia University / Junior College Division at College of Micronesia

EVENTS

2015.10.20

Summer Program for Students of Sophia University / Junior College Division at College of Micronesia

15 students from the Sophia University and Sophia University Junior College Division took part in a summer study program at the College of Micronesia from 6 to 16 September 2015.

Creation of the Caribbean Islands Exchange Program

EVENTS

2015.10.6

Creation of the Caribbean Islands Exchange Program

During Prime Minister Abe’s official trip to Jamaica, an official signing of an MOU between the Caribbean Islands and Sophia University, was held in the presence of Prime Minister Abe and Jamaican Prime Minister.

The 317th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

EVENTS

2015.9.17

The 317th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 17 September 2015
Lecturer: Mr. Minoru Kiuchi, Senior Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Interview with Mr. Sakamoto Mitsuhiko

EVENTS

2015.9.11

Interview with Mr. Sakamoto Mitsuhiko

On 4 September, Ms. Risa Oue, the second recipient of ‘APIC-Sophia Xavier High School International Students Scholarship’ visited and interviewed Mr. Sakamoto Mitsuhiko, Adviser of Yukigaya Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.

Symposium about Environmental Protection in the Pacific Islands

EVENTS

2015.9.7

Symposium about Environmental Protection in the Pacific Islands

On 31 August, in cooperation with Sophia University and the Embassy of Japan in Palau, APIC hosted a symposium about Environmental Protection in the Pacific Islands at the Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Interview with Amb. Simanouchi, Councilor of APIC

EVENTS

2015.9.3

Interview with Amb. Simanouchi, Councilor of APIC

Interns of APIC interviewed former Amb. Ken Simanouchi, Councilor of APIC and Special Envoy for Japan-CARICOM Relations.

The 316th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

EVENTS

2015.7.21

The 316th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 16 July 2015
Lecturer: Mr. Yasumasa Nagamine, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The 315th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

EVENTS

2015.6.22

The 315th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 18 June 2015
Lecturer: Mr. Koji Tomita, Director-General, North American Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The 314th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

EVENTS

2015.5.19

The 314th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 19 May 2015
Lecturer: Mr. Shigekazu Sato, Former Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Kingdom of Thailand

The 313th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

EVENTS

2015.4.22

The 313th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 22 April 2015
Lecturer: Mr. Fumio Iwai, Deputy Director-General, Middle Eastern and African Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The 312th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

EVENTS

2015.3.30

The 312th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 25 March 2015
Lecturer: Mr. Takio Yamada, Director-General, Southeast and Southwest Asian Affairs Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The 311th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

EVENTS

2015.2.19

The 311th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 19 February 2015
Lecturer: Mr. Yutaka Yoshizawa, Former Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of South Africa

The 310th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

EVENTS

2015.1.28

The 310th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 28 January 2015
Lecturer: Mr. Shunsuke Sugiyama, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The 309th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

EVENTS

2014.12.15

The 309th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 18 December 2014
Lecturer: Mr. Yoshinori Katori, Former Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Indonesia

The 308th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

EVENTS

2014.12.15

The 308th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 20 November 2014
Lecturer: Mr. Sumio Tarui, Former Chief at Taiwan Office, Interchange Association, Japan

The 307th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

EVENTS

2014.12.15

The 307th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 21 October 2014
Lecturer: Mr. Toshinao Urabe, Former Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of the Philippines

SUPPORT XAVIER

PROJECTS

SUPPORT XAVIER EXCHANGE STUDENTS

In cooperation with Sophia University, APIC launched the “Sophia University-APIC Scholarship for Xavier High School International Students” program in April 2014.

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MICRONESIA CHALLENGE

PROJECTS

MICRONESIA CHALLENGE

APIC is supporting the natural environment intiative in the Republic of Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of Marshall Islands, Guam, and Northern Mariana Islands.

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ABOUT APIC

The Association for Promotion of International Cooperation (APIC) is engaged in various development cooperation projects for the purpose of promoting international cooperation and deepening mutual understanding between Japan and various countries.

Specifically, APIC is engaged in these following activities.

1. Supporting development cooperation projects in the Pacific Island Region
2. Supporting development cooperation projects in the Caribbean Region
3. Organizing lecture meetings regarding global issues
4. Organizing social meetings regarding international cooperation
5. Supporting recipients of "APIC-Sophia Xavier High School International Student Scholarship"
6. Training young generations interested in international cooperation

APIC was established on 8th September 1975 for the major purpose of facilitating public understanding and cooperation on ODA through the provision of information regarding Japanese international cooperation including ODA.

APIC transferred into a general incorporated foundation due to the law revision on 1st April 2013, and is continuing its activities.

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