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The Local Government International Cooperation Specialist Dispatch Project

自治体国際協力専門家派遣事業

There are many talented personnel working at Japanese local governments who have various knowhow. They can be trusted to deliver results across fields in mutual cooperation efforts with local governments overseas. To harness this expertise, CLAIR has produced the International Cooperation Specialist Database, a database of local government staff/retired staff with special expertise in international cooperation.



Project Overview

●Objective

Objective: Contribute to the improvement of governance and expertise, foster human resources, and increase friendly relationships between Japanese and overseas local governments.
Means: Select candidate based on the wishes of the overseas local government and dispatch them as a local government international cooperation specialist.

●Project content
1.Dispatched party Expert registered in the International Cooperation Database
2.Possible dispatch destination China, Southeast Asia
3.Dispatch period In principle, within 3 months (most projects are between 10 days - 1 month)
4.Field of expertise 32 fields including agriculture, forestry, civil engineering, urban planning, medical care, education,etc.
5.Method

Coordinate with local governments in Japan to dispatch a specialist that matches with the overseas local government's request
* A written agreement will be concluded between the overseas government and CLAIR

6.Cost In principle, dispatch expenses will be borne by CLAIR and the overseas local government
CLAIR: travel expenses, accident compensation costs, incidental expenses during travel
Overseas local government: travel within the host country,interpreting costs, meals,etc.



Local Government International Cooperation Specialist Dispatch Project Documents (Japanese)



Programme Reports (Japanese)

Reports
These reports detail specialist dispatches by year.

International Cooperation Multicultural Support Case Study Conference

Particular dispatch projects that are deemed to be particularly useful to other local governments are presented by the dispatched specialist at the International Cooperation Multicultural Support Case Study Conference.



International Cooperation Specialist Database

Details
Local government staff/retired staff well versed in and enthusiastic about international cooperation are registered in this database which is used in the Local Government Specialist Dispatch Project and seminars,etc. Established in 1997.

Registree details
  • People who have experience in international cooperation (JICA expert,etc.)
  • People who are planning to engage in international cooperation efforts
  • Other people deemed able to engage in international cooperation efforts at local governments

No. of registrees: 1,390 (as of March 2016) 
* Those registered as having a specialist field (including registrees with more than one specialist field): 1,615

Registered fields: 32 (education: 196, agriculture: 164, health and hygiene: 99, water supply/sewage systems: 99, environmental protection: 94,etc.)

For Enquiries
International Cooperation and Economic Relations Division
Tel : +81-3-5213-1726
Fax : +81-3-5213-1742
Email : keishin@clair.or.jp
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