Program Activities

Implementation plan in 2017 (PDF)

Taoyaka Program Seminar

Taoyaka Program Seminars provide opportunities for students to exchange information on multicultural-coexistence and to develop educational materials.





International Symposium

Symposiums are held inviting experts active on the front line of their fields, to learn about consider a society of coexistence. The aim is to guide society in a positive direction, where there is close contact with regions facing issues, such as developing nations and under- populated areas in Japan.

No Date Theme Lecturers
1 November 2nd,2014

Toward a Multicultural-Coexistence Society

Mr. Shinya Ominami (Director, NPO Green Valley Inc.)
Ms. Hiromi Tengeji (Representative, Kopernik Japan)
2 November 4th,2015

Collaboration between Future Earth and the Leading Graduate Education Program of Hiroshima University in interdisciplinary research and human resource development

Dr. Paul Shrivastava, Future Earth, UNITAR, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature

3 December 19th, 2015

Sustainable Development Goals and Peace: Clearance of long-term damages of the past war and conflict in Cambodia and Lao PDR

Prof. Kenneth R. Rutherford, Director of the Center for International Stabilization and Recovery,James Madison University 

Lao National Unexploded Ordnance Program, Cambodian Mine Action Center, JICA, Japan Mine Action Service

International Workshop

Sunday, August 7th, 2016

Lecture 1: Dr. Masayuki Moriyama, President, Vital LEAD Co.LTD
Lecture 2: Victorino Aquitania, Regional Director, ICLEI, Local Governments for Sustainability Southeast Asia Secretariat
Lecture 3: Dr. Kazuhiro Mochidzuki, Project Associate Professor, Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo

Student presentation
“Study of a xylose decomposition under sub- and supercritical water” Nattacha Paksung, Technical Creation Course
“Chemotaxis of Ralstonia solanacearum as a target to control bacterial wilt disease”
Mattana Tunchai, Technical Creation Course
“Transport-based social exclusion and its implications for urban policy” David Perez Barbosa, Social Implementation Course
“Urban Heat Island in the growing cities in a hot and humid climate of Asia and its mitigation” Andhang Rakhmat Trihamdani, Social Implementation Course

Language Training

Date Language Venue
August 18th – 29th, 2014  English Hiroshima University
August 18th – September 5th, 2014  Japanese Hiroshima University
February 19th – March 3rd, 2016 English Hiroshima University
February 25th – March 2nd, 2016 Japanese Hiroshima University