Association for Promotion of International Cooperation (APIC)
The Association for Promotion of International Cooperation (APIC) is a non-profit foundation created under the full support and direction of Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Coming into being in September 1975, the organization's primary objective is to perform a "pipeline" function between the government and the private sector in the efforts to make truly worthwhile contributions to the development of the recipient countries in the area of Japan's international cooperation.
Japan Business Association
Japan Business Association has started with an intention to assist, develop & share information relating to Japanese TRADE & COMMERCE, EDUCATION, and KNOWLEDGE BASED INFORMATION of Japan with other nations. We have already taken the initiative and have established JAPAN BUSINESS ASSOCIATION office outside Japan in India at Kolkata (Formerly Calcutta). We are looking forward to open a JAPAN BUSINESS ASSOCIATION office in New Delhi shortly, the capital city of India. We keep strong intention to open offices in other countries in recent future.
Japan Business Association will play a key agent of change thereby promoting and creating opportunity and bridge between Japanese and International companies of every magnitude whether big or small to share and increase gains in a free International Trade & Economy.
Japan Center for Economic Research
JCER, one of Japan's foremost research institutes, has been compiling long- and
short-term economic forecasts for more than 30 years. Its Web site includes a wide range of research reports in addition to information about JCER publications, training programs and other activities.
Japan Local Government Center
JLGC is involved in a variety of activities, ranging from conducting research and organizing international study programs to sponsoring seminars and participating in internships. The overriding goal of all of these projects is the same: to foster cooperation and understanding between local governments in Japan and their equivalents in the United States and Canada.
Japan Marine Science and Technology Center
Japan Marine Science and Technology Center (JAMSTEC) was founded in 1971 in conformity with the law of JAMSTEC through the cooperative efforts of governmental, academia and the private sector. The Center was established to contribute to promote overall development and utilization of marine resources, and today plays a highly important role in those activities.
Japan Scholarship Foundation
Its purpose is to build up manpower resources capable of serving the country and the society and to help providing equal opportunities of education to all by offering scholarships to qualified students who are unable to pursue their education only because of pecuniary reasons.
Science Council of Japan
The Science Council of Japan (1) conducts deliberations on important matters concerning science, and makes efforts to implement any decisions reached ; and (2) coordinates scientific research, as a means of enhancing the efficiency of research efforts.
The Japan Foundation
Established in 1972 as a special legal entity under the auspices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the purpose of promoting mutual understanding and friendship on the international scene.
An information service offered by Japan's Post Office, which allows people to deposit money in a post office account knowing that the interest will go to agencies concerned with aid in undeveloped countries.