Category Archives: Awaji

“Small Changes for Big Impact” Sesa+Me Corporate Training Workshop with Drop Inc.

On the 17th of December, the Sesa+Me team, together with Tane no Chikara, held a workshop for 5 participants from Drop Inc., an Osaka-based startup consulting firm. The aim of the workshop was to allow participants to experience the practical aspect of SDGs and learn about ways to incorporate sustainable practices into their daily lives,[…]

AYF’s visit to Hyogo Prefectural Government Office

Awaji Youth Federation follows the mission of Pasona Group Inc. which is “to solve society’s problems”. We also strongly believe that in order to help people around us, we need to share our ideas with them, exchange opinions, receive feedback, and collaborate to achieve our mutual goals. One of the events contributing to establishing connections[…]

2019 Cultural Exchange

When we are young, we often underestimate the influence we have on those around us. You might think that you have not lived enough, that your lack of answers to life’s questions means you don’t possess the power to inspire others. This year’s fellows had a first-hand experience that this is simply not the case.[…]

[Spotlight: Africa②] Highlight on the AYF African fellows of 2018

Category: #Awaji #International Relations #Spotlight Interview date: Sep 2nd , 2018 Writer: David Kpondehou   David Kpondehou (Benin), Africa-Japan Business and Networking Specialist David is a young entrepreneur who majored in English Linguistics, Transportation and Logistics an additional two years in business school. He has two years of experience working with the Benin National Shipping[…]

[Spotlight: Africa①] Trade relations and diplomacy between Japan and Africa

Category: #Awaji #International Relations #Spotlight Interview date: Sep 3rd , 2018 Writer: David Kpondehou Though Japan strengthened its relationship with Africa through the establishment of Tokyo International Conference for Africa Development (TICAD) in 1993, Japan’s history of trade relations with Africa had already been in development since World War I, with cities such as Cairo[…]

[Article]On the importance of diversity

Category: #Awaji #International Relations Interview date: Oct 1st , 2018 Writer: Kamil Orbisso Today, the complex and globalized world in which we live is constantly shifting. However, with the creation of many new innovative ideas and trends, we have also witnessed a new rise in extremism, violence, and intolerance with an alarming potential to bring[…]