July 2014 Announcement

JSPS Core-to Core Program-”The 2nd International Symposium on Formulation of the Cooperation Hub for Global Environmental Studies in the Indochina Region”

July 30, 2014

JSPS Core-to Core Program-”The 2nd International Symposium on Formulation of the Cooperation Hub for Global Environmental Studies  in the Indochina Region” and “The Ninth Inter-University Workshop on Education and Research Collaboration in the Indochina Region” will be held as follows;

In this symposium, we will give an overview of our past achievements. Besides, we will discuss future possibilities for international academic collaboration in education and researches and consider practical contributions to the Indochina society through collaboration with private companies, aiming at solutions of global environmental problems in the rapidly progressing Indochina region.


Date:   September 27(SAT) 9:00-17:30 (Vietnam time)

Venue:   Can Tho University, Can Tho, Vietnam

Participation fee:   Free of charge

*Anybody can attend it. Please inform us of your attendance via email or fax by August 15 (FRI), 2014.

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Inquiry :Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies

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Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies, Kyoto University

Can Tho University

Hanoi University of Science and Technology


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Visit to JSPS office in Bangkok by a team of GSGES, and the 8th Indochina Workshop

July 11, 2014

A team from GSGES (Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies) consisting of Dean Shigeo FUJII, Prof. Yoshizumi KAJII, Assoc. Prof. Kei MIZUNO, Asst.Prof. Kenichirou ONITSUKA, Ms. Yasuko HIROSE and Ms. Naoko TERUKAWA visited JSPS (Japan Society for The Promotion of Science) Bangkok Office in the morning on June 27th, 2014. Together with Mr. Kuniaki YAMASHITA (Director), Mr. Daisuke YAMADA (Deputy Director) and Mr. Go YAMAMOTO (Director of Thailand Office of JASSO (Japan Student Services Organization)), JSPS projects, acceptance of foreign students and other educational issues were actively discussed.

In the afternoon, the 8th Inter-university Workshop on Research and Educational Collaboration in Indochina Region was held at Grand Millennium Sukhumvit Bangkok as a part of the pre-symposium of Kyoto University ASEAN Center Opening Ceremony, organized by the JSPS Core-to-Core Program, “Formulation of the ASEAN center for Global Environmental Studies in Indochina region”.  In addition to GSGES team and JSPS members, many important scholars including a president joined the workshop from Thailand (Mahidol University, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Thonburi, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Ladkrabang), Vietnam (Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Hue University, Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry, Danang University, Danang University of Technology), Cambodia (Royal University of Agriculture), and Laos (Champasak University).  After short self-introduction by each participant, Dean FUJII introduced international activities of GSGES, followed by presentations on activities for global environmental issues and international education collaboration in each ASEAN university.  Active discussion in the workshop convinced practical and comprehensive education collaboration in near future of all the participants.