2016 Projects and Activities

I.Collecting and Providing Information Concerning International Exchanges and Cooperation Activities

Collecting and Providing Information

  1. Collecting and providing information via the Official Tokyo International Communication Committee (TICC) Website
  2. Access
    2,134,327 hits (yearly total) / 177,861 hits (monthly average)
  3. Collecting and providing information via the Official TICC Mobile Website
  4. Access
    26,852 hits (yearly total) / 2,238 hits (monthly average)
  5. Publication of "Living Information (a Comprehensive Living guide for Foreign Residents)" on the Official TICC Website
  6. Available language and Topics
    Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean
    100 topics (22 on "Tips for a Better Living Experience", 23 on "What to Do in Case of Emergency" and 55 "Living Guide" topics).
    Easy Japanese
    82 topics (22 on "Tips for a Better Living Experience", 21 on "What to Do in Case of Emergency" and 39 "Living Guide" topics).
    Access
    616,294 hits (yearly total) / 51,358 hits (monthly average)
  7. Events Calendar (publication of "Events Information" on the Official TICC Website)
  8. Access
    253 hits (yearly total) / 21 hits (monthly average)
  9. Information Corner
  10. Number of inquiries (by phone, e-mail, etc.)
    295 (yearly total) / 25 (monthly average)

Public Relations Activities

Publication of an online monthly newsletter called "L'ESPACE" on the Official TICC Website. The newsletter is published on the 1st day of each month

Access
339,239 hits (yearly total) / 28,270 hits (monthly average)

Multicultural Portal Site

TICC opened "Life in Tokyo," a lifestyle information site for foreign residents.

II. Educating and Coordinating to Promote International Exchanges and Cooperation Activities

Coordinating and Communicating with International Associations

  1. Activities related to the Council of Local Authorities for International Relations
    1. Recognized Local International Exchange Associations General Meeting 2016 (Monday, May 23th, 2016)
    2. Recognized Local International Exchange Associations Kanto Region Information Exchange Meeting 2016 Recognized Local International Exchange Associations Kanto Region Working Group on Partnership for Emergencies Meeting (Tuesday, November 29th, 2016)
  2. Activities related to local international associations
    1. Tokyo International Exchange Groups Association
      General and executive meetings (Tuesday, May 24th, 2016)
      Liaison meeting (Wednesday, January 18th, 2016)
    2. Workshop
      1. "The Role of International Exchange Associations in Light of the Response to the Kanto and Tohoku Torrential rain (September 2015)"
      2. Dates
        Monday, November 14th, 2016
        Attendance
        38 participants
      3. "Coordination Between Government and Universities for the Purpose of Multiculturalism – Starting with Proposals to Promote Multicultural Mindsets Among Students"
      4. Dates
        Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
        Attendance
        30 participants
    3. Preparation and publication of the "Tokyo International Exchange Groups Association Membership Directory" (2016 Edition)
  3. Conducting free professional consultations for foreign residents and related activities
    1. "Free Professional Consultations for Foreign Residents" (17 occasions)
    2. Total number of consultations
      189 cases
      Volunteer translators
      214 translators covering 18 languages
    3. Management meetings for the "Tokyo Supporting Network for Foreign Residents" (4 occasions)
    4. Workshops for interpreters and consultants
      1. "The Role of Matching at Consulting Meetings – Linking Those Seeking Consultations and Specialist Consultants Together"
      2. Date
        Thursday, September 8th, 2016
        Attendance
        33 participants
      3. "The Role of Community Interpreters and How to Improve Their Skills"
      4. Date
        Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
        Attendance
        44 participants
    5. Advertising "Free Professional Consultations for Foreign Residents"
    6. Publishing and distributing "Free Professional Consultations for Foreign Residents" flyers (3 formats in 12 languages; 9,500 copies in total)
      Publishing and distributing "Free Professional Consultations for Foreign Residents" posters (200 copies in total)

Holding the "International Citizens' Forum in TOKYO"

  1. "International Citizens' Forum in TOKYO"
  2. Date
    Saturday, February 11th, 2017
    Location
    Tokyo Womens Plaza
    Attendance
    56 participants

Holding "Association for International Communication and Cooperation TOKYO" Meetings

  1. Association for International Communication and Cooperation TOKYO General Meeting (held once)
  2. Planning Committee meetings (held twice)

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