[EXPIRED] 1 Week Programme 21-27 Oct. 2019

Contents of the Programme

Day 1 : Arrival at Kitakyushu

Day 2 :Introduction to SDGs and Kitakyushu

  • Self-introduction and grouping
  • Card Game
  • Lecture 1 : SDGs overview and implementation in Kitakyushu
  • Lecture 2 : Introduction of NPO Satoyama
  • Imacocollabo’s SDGs Game
  • Self-assessment
  • Assignment 1 : group work

Day 3 : Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all (SDG 7)

  • Site visit 1 : Higashida No. 1 Blast Furnace 
  • Video: Yawata steel work and UNESCO world heritage 
  • Site visit 2 : Kitakyushu Environment Museum 
  • Lecture 3 : Higashida development
  • Lecture 4 : Kitakyushu Smart Community & Hydrogen Town 
  • Site visit 3 : Hydrogen Town and Mirai 
  • Assignment 2 : Group work

Day 4 : Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns (SDG 12)

  • Site visit 4 : Kougasaki Incineration Facility
  • Site visit 5 : Kitakyushu Eco Town Center
  • Lecture 5 : Environmental Policy in Kitakyushu
  • Lecture 6 : Food Waste Recycle
  • Lecture 7 : Low-carbon city development in Kitakyushu
  • Assignment 3 : Group work

Day 5 : Lessons from Kitakyushu and its People

  • Site visit 6 : Kitakyushu City Bike Project (NPO I-DO)
  • Sharing best practices : Uomachi Shopping District Promotion Association
  • Sharing best practices : Nishihara Corporation
  • Sharing best practices : Shabondama Soap Co. Ltd.
  • Sharing best practices: Kitakyushu SDGs Club
  • Presentation from all groups
  • Self-assessment
  • Closing and certificate awarding session

Day 6-7 : Higashida Conference for Sustainability 

Registration fee (per person)

  [Early registration]  Student : JPY 20,000 + VAT (to be updated),   Regular : JPY 24,000 + VAT (to be updated)

  [Late  registration]  Student : JPY 24,000 + VAT (to be updated),   Regular : JPY 30,000 + VAT  (to be updated)

The fee includes benefits as follows:

  • Training activity (seminar, presentation, discussion, and group work)
  • Lecture and presentation from expert and professional
  • Entrance fee for site visit
  • Travel logistic support
  • Interpretation service (into English)
  • Certificate
  • Training kits

The fee does not include :

  • International/domestic airfare
  • Travel insurance
  • Meal and accommodation
  • Local transportation
  • Personal expense

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