Symposium on the 40th anniversary of JACO “Last four decades of PIC and future prospects” was held in November 31

  JACO celebrated the 40th anniversary of its establishment on October 17, 2012, and held symposium “Last four decades of PIC and future prospects” in November 31, 2012. More than 400 CSO leaders, representatives from profit sectors and government agencies attended. We had two keynote lectures by Mr. Morio Ikeda, a chair of PIC Commission, Mr. Ikuyo Kaneko, a professor of Keio University, and five speakers discussed about history of PIC and future prospects at the panel session.
  JACO received congratulatory messages from the following organizations and introduced them during the symposium. We thank all our partners for the message for our 40th anniversary.
1. The Association of NGOs in Norway (Norway)
2. The Association of NGOs of Aotearoa (New Zealand)
3. Caucus of Development NGO Networks (The Philippines)
4. China Association for NGO Cooperation (China)
5. Imagine Canada(Canada)
6. Independent Sector (The United States of America)
7. National Council for Voluntary Organizations (The United Kingdom)
8. NGO Federation of Nepal (Nepal)
9. Nigeria Network of NGOs (Nigeria)
10. Third Sector Foundation of Turkey (Turkey)
11. U.S.-Japan Council (The United States of America)
12. Voluntary Action Network India (India)