We aim to promote better international understanding through a variety of programs.

■Initiatives of International Exchange Section 2016
 (April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017)

(1) Expanding and developing international understanding
(2) Friendship exchange with sister cities
(3) Research studies and information provision
(4) Exchange programs
(5) Support of registered volunteer groups

■Volunteers for International Exchange Section

We recruit volunteers from the general public to assist us with the followings activities;

(1) Youth Ambassador Program
Support for the operation of Youth Ambassador Program
(e.g. planning and organising the seminars and activities for the students)
(2) Publication of Multi-lingual Journal "VIVA! Himeji"
Preparation and publication of "VIVA! Himeji", which contains the information on living in Japan for foreign residents.
(e.g. organising the editorial meetings, collecting data and writing manuscripts, shipping new issues)
(3) International Friendship Festival
Planning and operation of our annual International Friendship Festival held in autumn.
(4) Translating and Interpreting
(5) Host Families for Visitors from Overseas
(6) Teaching Japanese Language

■Contact Us

Himeji Cultural and International Exchange Foundation
<International Exchange Section>
3rd floor, Egret Himeji Bldg, 68-290 Honmachi, Himeji, Hyogo 670-0012
Tel: 079-282-8950
Fax: 079-282-8955
E-mail: info▲himeji-iec.or.jp (Please replace ▲ with @)