Working in collaboration with the Asian Urban Information Center of Kobe (AUICK)
* The nine cities of Chittagong (Bangladesh), Weihai (China), Chennai (India), Surabaya (Indonesia), Kuantan (Malaysia), Faisalabad (Pakistan), Olongapo (Philippines), Khon Kaen (Thailand), and Danang (Vietnam) are referred to as AUICK Associate Cities.
Urban policy training programs
Special research programs
International cooperation programs by senior volunteers
Awareness-raising programs for international cooperation
Seminars are also hosted to help citizens learn about international cooperation and communications.
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) commissioned training programs
KIC is commissioned to undertake technical cooperation programs organized and implemented by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). These projects are designed to give developing countries the skills required to address their own challenges to ensure sustainable, long-lasting, and effective development. KIC draws up specific plans to conduct training programs focused on urban management, post-disaster reconstruction, and disaster prevention (in which Kobe City has expertise) in cooperation with academic institutions and private companies.
Asian Development Bank (ADB) commissioned training programs
KIC undertakes public policy training programs for national and local government officials of Laos commissioned by ADB. KIC creates plans and runs programs in collaboration with Kobe University Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies (GSICS). These training programs provide the knowledge and skills required to increase the efficiency of public services that meet the needs of Laotian citizens.
These training programs provide the knowledge and skills required to increase the efficiency of public services that meet the needs of Laotian citizens.