Group of Global Citizens Recruiting participants for “Kamenori Multicultural Symbiosis School” in Saga (December, next February)

Authorized NPO Global Citizen’s Association
[Group of Global Citizens] Recruiting participants for “Kamenori Multicultural Symbiosis School” in Saga (December, next February) Knowledge of multicultural coexistence and organizational management learning activity subsidy Recruiting 20 people until 11/25

The certified NPO Global Citizens’ Association (Saga City, President: Hisao ) is a public interest incorporated foundation sponsored by the Kamenori Foundation (Tokyo, President: Shinsuke Kimura) to learn about knowledge of multicultural coexistence and organizational management. I will be in charge of the operation of the Kamenori Multicultural Symbiosis School 2022 in the Kyushu area (Saga prefecture venue). We are looking for 20 participants for the training that will be held in December and February 2023.
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The Kamenori Foundation has been unable to carry out international exchange projects due to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) that has continued since 2020. supported activities in Japan under the theme of multicultural coexistence. Currently, in Japan, while the need and momentum for acceptance of foreigners and coexistence measures are increasing, in view of the situation in which there is a shortage of people who will lead the promotion in the region, it is an urgent task to develop those leaders and the organization that promotes the business. In 2022, we will hold workshops and network conferences to nurture leaders and build networks for multicultural coexistence at three venues: Tokyo, Chugoku/Shikoku (Hiroshima), and Kyushu (Saga). We will be in charge of the Kyushu district.
◆ Gorgeous lecturers on multicultural coexistence and NPO management [Image 2

This time, we invited Mr. Hideto Kawakita, representative of IHOE (International Institute for Human, Organization and the Earth), and Mr. Taro Tamura, representative director of the Diversity Research Institute, as lecturers. , survey methods for regional issues, and organizational management. Ultimately, we plan and formulate an activity plan for multicultural coexistence. The participants whose plans have been selected in each district will be announced at the “Network Conference for Supporters of Multicultural Coexistence” to be held in Tokyo in March 2023. In addition, for projects that have been adopted after screening, part of the activity funds will be subsidized by the Kamenori Foundation.
[First term training] December 7, 2022 (Wednesday) 1:30 pm to 6:00 pm          December 8th (Thursday) 9:30 am to 3:00 pm
[Late term training] February 1, 2023 (Wednesday) 1:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.           Thursday, February 2, 9:30 am to 3:00 pm
Venue: Large conference room on the 7th floor of the Saga Shoko Building
Capacity: 20 people (application deadline November 25)
[Network Meeting] Wednesday, March 22, 2023, 13:30-18:00
Venue: Arcadia Ichigaya ( For more information, please see the link for the multicultural conference and the application guidelines for the subsidy project.
About the Kamenori Foundation
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The Kamenori Foundation promotes friendship and mutual understanding between Japan and Asia/Oceania through exchanges between young generations, and fosters global leaders who will act as a bridge between them.
Focusing on exchange programs for high school students, promotion of Japanese language and culture studies, and subsidies for youth private exchanges, young people from Japan and other countries in Asia and Oceania exchange different cultures, thoughts, and lifestyles. We support grassroots exchange projects so that people can experience and understand each other. We will connect people from different cultures and develop future leaders who can play an active role globally. Mr. Hideto Kawakita Representative of IIHOE [International Institute for People, Organizations and the Earth]
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Born in Osaka. After graduating from Kyoto University in 1987, joined Recruit Co., Ltd. Left the company in 1991 after taking charge of public relations and international recruitment. After that, he served as the Japan representative for an international youth exchange NGO and as a policy secretary for a member of the Diet, before
establishing IIHOE in 1994. In addition to supporting the management of civic groups and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives, we are building a foundation for cooperation between civic groups and governments. (Special) Co-representative director of JEN (2004-2010, reappointed from 2018), Councilor of Japan Organization for Public Interest Activities (from 2018), etc. Since 2008, he has served as a committee member and advisor for the Kamenori Foundation’s awards and grants.
◆ Mr. Taro Tamura (Representative Director, Diversity Research Institute) [Image 5

Born in Itami City, Hyogo Prefecture. Participated in the
establishment of the “Foreigner Earthquake Information Center” to provide information to foreign victims immediately after the Great Hanshin Earthquake. In October of the same year, he became the secretary general following the organizational change to the Multicultural Center. In 2005, he was in charge of multicultural projects as a councilor of the Council of Local Authorities for International Relations. In addition, as a member of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications’ “Regional Multicultural Coexistence Promotion Study Group”, we participated in the formulation of the “Multicultural Coexistence Promotion Plan” compiled by the ministry in March 2006. He continues to propose initiatives to transform local communities. In 2007, he established the Diversity Research Institute. As a representative, he expanded his activities to promote diversity through corporate social responsibility and local government policies.
[Overview of Global Citizens’ Association]
Name: Specified Non-Profit Organization (Certified NPO Corporation) Global Citizen’s Association
Location: 3-10 Takagicho, Saga City, Saga Prefecture, 840-0822 Phone: 0952-24-3334
Established: July 3, 1983 (corporate registration: February 26, 2002) Chairman: Yoshifumi Kohara
Chairman: Hisaomi
Directors: 17 people
Auditors: 2 people
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