Seminars and Exchange Sessions on Local Administration
With an aim to enhance cooperation and exchange in the area of local administration, J.CLAIR Singapore actively proposes organizing seminars and exchange sessions with local government officials and related parties in ASEAN countries, India as well as Sri Lanka These initiatives provide a platform for academics and practitioners of local governance from both sides to discuss best practices and exchange new insights on local administration.
Local Administration Seminars Organized by J.CLAIR Singapore
J.CLAIR Singapore plans and implements local administration seminars with cooperation from our counterparts in order to promote knowledge exchange on issues of particular concern, as well as support the development of local administrative systems in Japan and the respective host countries.
Tentative Seminars in FY2019
|Name of Seminar||Country (City)||Date|
|CLAIR – NIPA Seminar||Indonesia (Jakarta)||31 July 2019|
Seminars in FY2018
|Country (City)||Date||Overview of Seminar|
|Thailand||5-6 July 2018||Speakers from local governments in both Thailand and Japan shared case studies on the topic of ‘Local Education’, ‘Public Participation in the Planning Processes of Local Plans’ and ‘Environment Problems and Management’ to an audience of local administrators|
|Indonesia (Jakarta)||25 July 2018||Speakers from local governments in both Indonesia and Japan shared case studies on the topic of ‘Developing Local Circular Economy under the Regional Leader’ to an audience of local administrators|
Local Administration Seminar Series Organized by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
J.CLAIR Singapore actively assists in the local administration seminar series held annually by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan in cooperation with a host country in Southeast Asia J.CLAIR Singapore coordinates the details of the seminar with the co organizer in the host country and ensures the smooth operation of the actual event.
Seminars in FY2017/2018
|2018||Vietnam (Hue)||10-11 September||Urban Local Governance|
|2017||Vietnam (Hanoi)||14-15 September||Municipality Merger, Urban Government Administration etc|
Seminar on Best Practices of Japan
J.CLAIR Singapore established a new initiative entitled ‘Seminar on Best Practices of Japan’, which functions as a platform for academics as well as practitioners of local governance in the ASEAN region to understand Japan’s local administration system and the leading urban policies implemented by Japanese local governments.
Staff of J.CLAIR Singapore will participate as speakers, presenting case studies of Japanese local governance and interacting with the students during group discussions on a wide array of topics.
Seminars in FY2017/2018
|2018||Malaysia||Universiti Utara Malaysia||15 May 2018|
|Philippines||University of the Philippines Los Banos||5 November 2018|
|Brunei||University Brunei Darussalam||1 August 2018|