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Q: My Institution will Pay My Membership Fee Directly

A: If you do not wish to make online payment from your “My Page” due to payment by your institution, please refer to the URL below and send the money to the Japan Post Bank account of JASID. Note Please make sure that the name of the member or membership number can be recognized from the name of the payee and the remarks column. Please pay the bank transfer fee. If you wish to...

Notice of Application for Dues Reduction for FY 2023 [D/L: 25th Sep.]

The annual membership fee reduction program will be implemented for the fiscal year 2023. This programme will be applied only to those members who have applied for both full and student members and have been approved by the Executive Board of Directors. Application must be submitted to the JASID secretariat office within the application deadline. Members who wish to have their annual membership fee reduced for the fiscal year 2023 (from October 1, 2022), please...

Check your membership status and Change of Membership Type

This is JASID Secretariat. Thank you for your cooperation. Today, we inform you of two important notices. Check Your Membership Status in FY2023 For Student members On October 1, JASID will have come a new finical year (FY2023). If you would like to continue the status of student member in FY 2023, please upload a copy of your current student ID card on a Google form “[JASID] Verification of Student Member Eligibility” as below...

The Need of Reasonable Accommodation in your JASID Activities

Dear JASID members, JASID has decided and is operating the “Reasonable Accommodations for the Rights of People with Disabilities” in 2019 by the Board of Directors. However, JASID had not been able to properly identify members who need reasonable accommodation in the past. So that, we have decided to ask current members’ needs by the application form below. If you wish to request reasonable accommodation for the smooth activities of JASID, please submit the...

Our Office Closed April 29 – May 8

Our office will be closed from April 29th to May 8th. We will reply to your e-mail after a holiday. We are sorry for any inconvenience. Best Regards, JASID Secretariat

Yokohama Branch

Yokohama Chapter of the Japanese Society for International Development was established in January 2013. It aims to develop networks of the scholars and organizations such as universities and research institutes, national and local government, international organizations, non-governmental organizations and non-profit organizations in the study of development and international cooperation based in the Yokohama area. The Yokohama Chapter will conduct academic research on development and cooperation and organize seminars and symposium periodically.    Yokohama Branch Official...

Resilience of Development and SDGs

The former research division named JASID-SDGs has finished its activity in success to examine “Transformation of the world: the 2030 agenda for sustainable development”, including sustainable development and “sustainable development targets (SDGs)” based on multi-disciplinary academic perspectives, as a leading academic society for international development and cooperation. The newly formed research group will inherit the result and network of JASID-SDGs and additionally, it will consider the concept of resilience as the significance topic of...

Tokai Branch

JASID Tokai is considered to be a pivotal academic organization for the members of the JASID as well as the researchers and practitioners on international development and cooperation. In the Tokai area, there are several universities such as Nagoya University, Nihon Fukushi University, and Suzuka University etc., offering courses on international development and in addition, several organizations such as JICA, UNCRD, Nagoya NGO Center etc., which are conducting various development activities, including research, at the...

Kyoto-Shiga Branch

In Kyoto and Shiga area, research and education on international cooperation and development have been conducted in various universities. However, the activities of the Japan Society for International Development have not been active. This JASID Kyoto and Shiga is established in collaboration with Ritsumeikan, Doshisha, Ryukoku and Kyoto university, and aims to provide opportunities for facilitating discussions, information-sharing and joint research to those who are interested in international cooperation and development in Kyoto and...

Internal Internationalization Study

The purpose of this study group is to define “internal internationalization” in terms of employment, education, health-care and community. We aim to achieve this via field work, public lectures and symposium, in a collaborative effort throughout the industry-academia-government network. This network consists of private companies, research institutions, schools, the public sector, and civil societies.  In addition, we intend to disseminate our research and insights to the general public, not only to JASID members. “Internal...

Development and Business

In the era of SDGs, the actors involved in development activities in Global South are increasing from international organizations, aid agencies, and NGOs, to large and small private companies. In this study group of Development and Business will pay particular attention to Japanese SME actors (including large companies and multinational companies in some cases), and how private companies can contribute to solving “development problems / social problems in developing countries”. We will focus on...

Development Approach to Human Security of Children

‘Human security’ is a concept to address safety and security of individual human beings, complementing the traditional concept of state security. It is also a concept to recapture security from the perspectives of protecting people from threats and hazard against their lives, livelihood and dignity, and of empowering people to become more resilient to such threats and hazard, adapting to such social environment. The objectives of this research group “Development Approach to Human Security...

Development Studies by Youth

This research group aims to promote research and communication of the youth members of JASID. Although not a few youths in Japan are researching on development, they have difficulty in getting opportunities to interact with each other because they are scattered widely all over Japan. Therefore, they can barely share their ideas and information about development with each other. Furthermore, the topics and methods for development studies are becoming diversified. This trend also highlights...

CONFERENCE

The latest information will be posted on the conference official website.

Election Administration

Vote is your Voice The election for the director candidates is held every three years in the Japan Society of International Development. All members, including student members, have the right to vote. Next election will be held in May 2023. The primary mission of the Election Administration Committee is to prepare and manage the Society’s election to be conducted in a fair and smooth manner for our members. Corresponding to the new slogan of...