2011.12.16


Workshop “A recent situation of CSOs in the US and Japan and its issues” was held on December 1, 2011


Workshop organized by JACO, took place at Japan Foundation in Tokyo on December 1, 2011 and shared information with participants from the US and Japan about the recent situation of CSOs in the US and Japan. Ms Diana Aviv from Independent Sector from the US and 10 representatives from CSO sector in Japan have participated in this workshop.


The agenda is indicated below;

10:00 Opening remarks and facilitation

JACO president and CEO – Tatsuo Ohta

10:05 Keynote Lecture 1: “A recent situation of CSOs in the US and its issues”

Independent Sector President & CEO– Diana Aviv

10:20 Keynote Lecture 2: “The CSO legal & taxation environment in Japan”

JACO Senior Director – Katsuji Suzuki

10:35 Keynote Lecture 3: “Public service delivery and the issues CSOs face”

The Japan Association of Chief Executive of Voluntary Organizations

Executive board member- Kimiko Fujioka

10:50 Keynote Lecture 4: “A recent situation of giving in Japan”

Japan Fundraising Association Managing Director – Masataka Uo

11:05 A question and answer session

11:50 Wrap up

JACO president and CEO – Tatsuo Ohta