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Update:March 22, 2017

Chiba Prefecture's International Policy

International Policy in Chiba About Chiba's prefectural and municipal international policy

Chiba Prefecture's International Policy 

Municipal Government International Policy (Japanese, as of October, 2016)

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Overseas Exchange and International Cooperation

1 Goodwill Delegation Exchanges in Various Fields such as Culture and Sports, etc(PDF:164KB)    

  • Conducted in 37 municipalities (26 cities, 10 towns and 1 village)

2 Economic Delegation Exchange in Tourism and Commerce(PDF:60KB)

  • Conducted in 6 municipalities (6 cities)

3 Other Exchanges (Study Group Exchanges)(PDF:87KB)

  • Sent or received by 8 municipalities (6 cities and 2 towns)

4 Joint Projects with NPOs to Implement Overseas Exchange and International Cooperation(PDF:90KB)

  • Examples: Classes on Japanese language and multicultural understanding, sports and other events
  • Conducted in 14 municipalities (13 cities and 1 town)

5 Promoting Overseas Exchange and International Cooperation through Public Relations(PDF:107KB)

  • Examples: Publishing public relations materials and holding festivals, exhibitions, and exchange events
  • Conducted in 31 municipalities (30 cities and 1 town)

6 Plans and Policies for the Implementation of Overseas Exchange and International Cooperation(PDF:37KB)

  • Created or in creation in 6 municipalities (6 cities)

Policies for the Creation of a Society of Multicultural Coexistence

7 Foreign Resident Meetings or Panels(PDF:39KB)

  • Panel of foreign residents to discuss policies and issues concerning foreign residents or internationalization
  • Held in 3 municipalities (3 cities)

8 Advisory Services for Foreign Residents(PDF:66KB)

  • Telephone and face-to-face advising services for foreign residents
  • Conducted in 21 municipalities in a total of 11 languages (Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Tagalog, Tai, French, Russian, and Polish)

9 Language Volunteer Registration

(1) volunteers’ registration for translation and interpretation services (PDF:65KB)

  • Available in 23 municipalities (22 cities and 1 town)

(2) Courses for volunteer translators and interpreters(PDF:60KB)

  • Available in 10 municipalities (10 cities)

(3) Number of volunteer interpreters in each language(PDF:51KB)

  • Available in 17 municipalities (16 cities and 1 town)

10 Japanese Study Classes(PDF:109KB) 

  • Japanese language classes are being held in 31 municipalities (30 cities and 1 town)

11 Support for Foreign Students and Children(PDF:90KB)

  • Examples: Holding Japanese language classes and dispatching volunteer tutors
  • Conducted in 23 municipalities (21 cities and 2 towns)

12 Emergency Assistance for Foreign Residents

         (1) Dispatch of volunteer interpreters in case of an emergency, creation of foreign language disaster prevention guide maps and flyers(PDF:92KB)

13 Guides and Information for Foreigners Living in Chiba

  • (1) Living Guide(PDF:83KB)
    • Examples: A guide for education, hospitals, garbage collection, and many other everyday aspects of living in Chiba
    • Published in 27 municipalities (26 cities and 1 town)
  • (2) City Newsletters(PDF:57KB)
    • Examples: Newsletters, publications, websites, etc. for foreign residents
    • Published in 11 municipalities (11 cities)

14 Support for Foreign Exchange Students(PDF:76KB)

  • Examples: Implementation of home-stays, payment of subsidies, and furnishing of used bicycles to foreign exchange students
  • Conducted in 11 municipalities (10 cities and 1 town)

15 Other Multicultural Coexistence Support Activities(PDF:119KB)

  • Examples: Creation of a telephone guide, multicultural exchange points, Japanese tutor volunteer training, and holding of lectures and cultural exchange meetings
  • Conducted in 18 municipalities (18 cities)

16 Joint Projects with NPOs to Promote Multicultural Coexistence(PDF:100KB)

  • Examples: Holding of exchange meetings, opinion exchanges, and Japanese classes and lectures
  • Conducted in 14 municipalities (14 cities)

17 Public Relations Projects for the Promotion of Multicultural Coexistence(PDF:106KB)

  • Examples: Holding of festivals, exchange meetings, lectures, and the publication of magazines and other materials
  • Conducted in 19 municipalities (18 cities and 1 town)

18 Plans and Policies for the Promotion of Multicultural Coexistence(PDF:43KB)

  • Created or in creation in 9 municipalities (8 cities and 1 town)

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