August 16, 2017

Meeting with MEXT

Meeting with MEXT


Morning meeting with the Office for International Planning Higher Education Bureau, MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport, Science and Technology), Tokyo, Japan on 23 March 2017.

Led by University of Tsukuba, SEAMEO RIHED and MEXT had a very productive meeting on several agendas such as a preparation of the upcoming 2nd Steering Committee Meeting of the AIMS Program, which will be held in Tokyo, Japan during the first week of July 2017 and planning for the ASEAN-Japan Cooperation program(s) on the occasion of ASEAN 50th Anniversary.

Special thanks to Dr. Masami Isoda, Director of the Center for Research on International Cooperation in Education Development (CRICED) and Dr. Nakao Nomura, associate professor and AIMS Program Manager, University of Tsukuba for generous support and kind meeting arrangement.

In attendance of the 3 parties were from MEXT (Mr. Hideki Iwabuchi, Director; Ms. Taka Horio, Deputy Director; Ms. Kojima Midori, Unit Chief, Mr. Daisuke Kumagai , Unit Chief of the Office for International Planning Higher Education Bureau,); from University of Tsukuba (Dr. Masami Isoda, CRICED Director, Dr. Nakao Nomura, Associate Professor, Mr. Yoshiaki Sato, Vice Executive Director Office of Global Initiatives, Mr. Yuji Morohashi, Chief of Global Commons; and from SEAMEO RIHED (Dr. Chantavit Sujatanond, Centre Director and Ms. Phunyanuch Pattanotai, Senior Program Officer.