Date & Time: Thursday, 28 January, 14:30-18:00 (doors open at 14:00)
Place: International Conference Centre, Waseda Campus, Waseda University (No.18 on the map)
Co-organised by: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, EUIJ Waseda
Language: English (with Japanese simultaneous interpretation)
Registration: Prior registration is highly recommended by noon on Wednesday, 27 January (please see details below)
Details: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Brief description: Inviting leaders and influential individuals from the Baltic States to Japan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan hosts the Japan-Baltic Seminar to promote mutual understanding and to further strengthen the friendly relations.
EU Film Days brings the best of European cinema to audiences in Japan. This year, all 26 European Union member states with embassies in Japan will be taking part.
<Tokyo> Saturday, 18 June – Sunday, 10 July
<Kyoto> Saturday, 25 June – Friday, 15 July
<Tokyo> National Film Center, The Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
<Kyoto> The Museum of Kyoto
The fair, which will take place 11 June at Campus Plaza Kyoto and 12 June at Meiji University Surugadai Campus, will provide the latest information on the study programmes of more than 60 academic institutions in over 15 European countries.
Visitors will be able to speak directly with representatives from all participating institutions.
Date & Time:
<Kyoto> Saturday, 11 June, 12:00-18:00
<Tokyo> Sunday, 12 June, 13:30-19:00
<Kyoto>: Campus Plaza Kyoto
<Tokyo>: Meiji University
Please see the following website for details.
http://www.ehef-japan.org (Japanese only)
Date and time:
Wed, 18 May 2016, 14：30 - 16：30 (including coffee/networking)
EU Delegation to Japan (Europa House, 4-6-28 Minami Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo)
English and Japanese (with simultaneous interpretation)
The Delegation of the European Union to Japan
With the support of:
The National Graduate Institute of Policy Studies (GRIPS)
Ms Martine Reicherts, Director-General for Education and Culture, the European Commission
Professor Emiko Kakiuchi, Director, Cultural Policy Program, GRIPS
While individual EU Member States are responsible for their own culture sector policies, the European Commission helps address common challenges, such as the impact of the digital shift, changing models of cultural governance, and the need to support the innovation potential of the cultural and creative sectors. Following the successful implementation of the EU's Culture and MEDIA programmes, in 2014 the Commission launched Creative Europe, a consolidated framework programme in support of Europe's cultural and creative sectors.
Ms Martine Reicherts, Director-General for Education and Culture at the European Commission, responsible for EU policies in the field of culture, youth and sport, and for the Creative Europe programme, will discuss the current situation and future challenges faced by the EU in its efforts to promote its cultural and creative industries through programmes such as Creative Europe. She will be joined by Professor Emiko Kakiuchi, Director of the Cultural Policy Program at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, who will give an overview of the situation in Japan, and engage in a discussion with Ms Reicherts on common challenges and possible areas for cooperation between the EU and Japan.
"Engagement with Civil Society in Japan on Fundamental Rights: Death Penalty and the Criminal Justice System"
Date & Time: Tuesday, 5 July, 10:00-12:00
Place: EU Delegation (Europa House, 4-6-28 Minami-Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo)
Participation: Limited to civil society organisations working in and with an interest in working on matters relating to the death penalty.
Registration: Please send name, surname, nationality and email address of the persons who are going to participate as well as their organisation to the following email address, by 28 June, with the subject title "Request to participate the information session on the Call for Proposals on 5 July": DELEGATION-JAPAN-TENDER@eeas.europa.eu
Brief description: The Information Session will explore the EU's priorities for funding in the policy area of the death penalty and the criminal justice system in Japan and explain the procedure on how to apply for funding.
The European Union and Japan will hold the 16th version of a bilateral symposium that aims to discuss and help resolve common challenges concerning employment and labour issues in Tokyo on Friday, 15 July. The event will bring together experts, academics and government officials from both sides.
For more information and registration, please see:
Date & time: Wednesday, 7 September（Presentation: 17:30-18:30, Fair: 18:30-20:00）
Place: EU Delegation（Map）
Organised by: European Universities Consortium (EUC)
Facilitated by: EU Delegation
Admission: This event is for the high school students who are interested in studying in English in Europe, and their parents. Admission is free but registration is required.
Seats are limited to 80 people and offered on a first-come first-served basis.
Inquiries: Miwa Kitamura at email@example.com
Brief description: This event is aimed at providing information about Study Abroad opportunities in Europe. Representatives from five universities in Belgium, Germany, Italy, Spain, and Switzerland that offer courses in English will explain why Europe is the place to study and how it can help students achieve their goals.
This info session consists of two parts:
1) Presentation explaining why Europe is the best option for students considering studying abroad, and how the education system of each country works.
2) Mini fair where students can ask questions at each booth.
Presentations will be given in English with Japanese interpretation. During the fair, students can speak to the representatives in English or in Japanese (interpreters will be at the booths).
For details: EUC
3-6 November 2016, Odaiba, Tokyo
For the second year running, the EU Delegation, together with EU Member State embassies, European research institutions and Japanese partners, will organise a number of exciting activities showcasing Europe-Japan joint research projects and featuring talks by some of the foremost experts on topics related to the themes of this year's Science Agora. We will have the pleasure to host the following events.
1) Inauguration: European Participation in Science Agora 2016
Date: Friday 4 November, 10:30-12:00 / Miraikan 1F, Agora Stage 1
2) Booth: Europa Science House
Date: Thursday 3 – Sunday 6 November, 10:00-17:00* / Miraikan 1F Booth Aa-013
*10:00-16:00 on Sunday 6 November
Live Demonstration Timetable (JP)
3) Agora Keynote Session: Arts, Science, Technology and Creativity
Date: Saturday, 5 November, 15:30-17:00 / JASSO 3F, International Conference Hall
Programme / Speaker Profile
Prior registration via https://form.jst.go.jp/enquetes/agora2016_fb654
4) Agora Session: Muography: An Unprecedented Imaging Technique to Visualize Volcanoes
Date: Sunday 6, November, 10:30-12:00 / JASSO 3F, International Conference Hall
Programme / Speaker Profile
5) Talk and Demonstration: Toys Robots to Educate Brain Development of Children
Date: Saturday 5 November, 10:15-11:30 / Miraikan 1F, Agora Stage 2
6) Talk and Demonstration: Novel ways Vocal Sounds can Create Emotions
Date: Saturday 5 November, 11:45-13:00 / Miraikan 1F, Agora Stage 2
7) Talk and Demonstration: Honouring Arts and Science Synergies for Innovation: The STARTS Prize
Date: Saturday 5 November, 13:15-14:30 / Miraikan 1F, Agora Stage 2
Further information on these events will be posted on this page soon. For general information about Science Agora please visit the following website: http://www.jst.go.jp/csc/scienceagora/
For the 5th edition of our popular European animation film evening featuring short animation films selected by Ars Electronica, we present films by creators from 11 European Union (EU) Member States (Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, France, Croatia, Italy, Hungary, the Netherlands, Austria, and the UK) and Japan, including a few international co-productions. In addition to the film screening, Mr Kazuhiko Washio, Creative Producer at Hakuhodo Inc., will give an introduction to the Ars Electronica Festival, where he also serves as a jury for the "Prix Ars Electronica" (International Competition). An informal drink following the presentation will provide an opportunity to meet the guest speaker and to network among animation fans and professionals.
Date and time:
Friday, 7 October 2016, 18:15 - 21:00 (doors open at 18:00)
Delegation of the European Union to Japan (see map: http://www.euinjapan.jp/about/map/)
Please send an e-mail indicating your name, affiliation and email address, with the subject line: Ars Electronica to: Delegation-Japan-Event@eeas.europa.eu
4 October 2016, maximum capacity: 150 seats
18:15 – 19:00 screening
19:00 – 19:40 presentation: "Ars Electronica – nurturing society through art and technology"
19:45 – 20:15 break (light refreshments served)
20:15 – 21:00 screening
n.b. The presentation will be in Japanese only. Most of the videos screened have little or no dialogue, some have dialogue in English.
4 October 2016, Tokyo
António Vicente, Head of Cabinet of Commissioner Carlos Moedas, in charge of Research, Science and Innovation, will give a lecture on the European Commission's new Scientific Advice System at the Center for Research and Development Strategy (CRDS), Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST).
Tuesday, 4 October
JST Tokyo Headquarters 2 (K's Gobancho), 2F Seminar Room
Prior registration required. For registration, please notify the contact person indicated on this leaflet
In October, the Japan Federation of Bar Associations adopted a declaration calling for the abolition of the death penalty by 2020. The Abolition of the death penalty is a worldwide trend but in Japan, opinion polls published by the Cabinet Office show a majority of the public in support to the death penalty. Since this issue is not often discussed broadly in the society, the symposium aims to provide an opportunity where both supporters and opponents can think and talk about the death penalty. The discussion will be followed by a screening of the documentary "The Wavering Public? The Death Penalty, Justice and Public Opinion". Please join us.
Date & Time: Thursday, 17 November, 17:30-20:00 (doors open at 17:00)
Place: Auditorium, EU Delegation (Europa House, 4-6-28, Minami-Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo)
Organised by: EU Delegation
Supported by： Japan Federation of Bar Associations
Cooperated by: Amnesty International Japan
Admission: Free of charge
MC: Fabien Fieschi (Minister Counsellor, Delegation of the European Union to Japan)
Panellists: Yuji Ogawara (Attorney at law, Secretary General of the Death Penalty Moratorium Implementation Committee, Japan Federation of Bar Associations)
Masato Takahashi (Attorney at law, Vice President, National Association of Crime Victims and Surviving Families)
Language: Japanese only
Registration: Please email your name and affiliation to firstname.lastname@example.org with the title "Symposium" by 17:00 on 16 November.
17:00 Open the venue
17:30-17:35 Opening Address by Ambassador Viorel Isticioaia-Budura, Delegation of the European Union to Japan
17:35-18:35 Introductory remarks by the panellists (30 minutes each)
18:45-19:45 Screening of the documentary "The Wavering Public? The Death Penalty, Justice and Public Opinion" (Director: Yo Nagatsuka, http://nozomu-shikei.wixsite.com/movie)
Monday, 7 November 2016, Tokyo
Venue: Delegation of the European Union to Japan
Hosted by: Delegation of the European Union to Japan
The University of Tokyo
Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare
Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia
Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica
Università di Salerno
MTA WIGNER Research Centre for Physics
The University of Sheffield
Please note that this event is on invitation only.
For details about this event, please visit http://www.eri.u-tokyo.ac.jp/people/ht/MUOGRAPHERS16/General-Assembly/program.html
The EU Delegation is organising this high-level conference to encourage an exchange of views and best practices on public policies and private sector initiatives to promote the economic empowerment of women in both the EU and Japan.
Date & Time: Monday, 12 December 2016 (13:30-17:40 Conference / 18:00-20:00 Networking Reception)
Place: The Prominence Ballroom, ANA InterContinental Tokyo Hotel (1-12-33 AKASAKA MINATO-KU TOKYO)
Organised by: EU Delegation
Admission: Free, but requires registration
Language: English and Japanese (simultaneous interpretation)
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