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About the Kumamoto International Association

Organization Name: Kumamoto International Association

 

Address:

International Affairs Division

Department of Commerce, Industry, Tourism, and Labor

Kumamoto Prefectural Government

18-1 Suizenji 6-Chome, Chuo-ku

Kumamoto City, 862-8570

 

TEL: 096-385-4488

FAX: 096-277-7005

E-mail: kuma-koku@cup.ocn.ne.jp

URL: http://www.kuma-koku.jp/

 

Goal:

Our goal is to strengthen the ties between Kumamoto’s international organizations, and promote international exchange and cooperation in Kumamoto Prefecture.

 

History:

April 1, 1988           Founded as the Kumamoto Liaison Council for International Exchange Promotion

January 23, 1990    Designated a local authority for international relations by the Minister of Home Affairs

April 1, 1997           Renamed the Kumamoto Liaison Council for International Exchange

April 1, 2001           Renamed the Kumamoto International Association

 

Board of Directors:

Chairperson            Governor of Kumamoto Prefecture

Vice chairpersons   Mayor of Kumamoto City

                               President of Kumamoto University

Other                      Board members (up to 20, recommended by member organizations)

  Two secretaries

 

Membership:

97 member organizations (as of April 1, 2017)

\10,000 annual membership fee

\10,000 membership entrance fee

 

Projects and Initiatives:

1.  Management of the International Consultation Corner

2.  Publication of Voice magazine

3.  Dispatch of lecturers for international education (Higokko Wakuwaku Global Classroom)

     Foreign nationals are sent at the request of local education agencies to conduct lectures to improve international understanding.

4.  Organization of the International Friendship Festival

     The annual International Friendship Festival started in 1994 with the goal of raising awareness about the activities of NGOs and other organizations in Kumamoto that promote international cooperation.

熊本県国際協会 〒862-8570  熊本市中央区水前寺6丁目18番1号 7階 《 熊本県商工観光労働部 国際課内 》   
Tel:096-385-4488 ( 直通 )    Fax:096-277-7005  
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熊本県国際協会

〒862-8570
熊本市中央区水前寺6丁目18番1号 7階 《 熊本県商工観光労働部 国際課内 》 
Tel:096-385-4488 ( 直通 )
Copyright c kumamoto-ken kokusaikyokai All Rights Reserved.