The Local Government International Cooperation Specialist Dispatch Project
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.
Objective: Contribute to the improvement of governance and expertise, foster human resources, and increase friendly relationships between Japanese and overseas local governments.
|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.|
Coordinate with local governments in Japan to dispatch a specialist that matches with the overseas local government's request
|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)
- Local Government International Cooperation Specialist Dispatch Project Implementation Guidelines
- Local Government International Cooperation Specialist Dispatch Project Overview
- Local Government International Cooperation Specialist Dispatch Project Flow Chart
Programme Reports (Japanese)
These reports detail specialist dispatches by year.
- 2014 Report
- 2013 Report
- 2012 Report (First half)
- 2012 Report (Second half)
- 2011 Report
- 2011 Tokyo Fire Department Report
- 2010 Report
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
|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.
|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.)