Monday, December 03, 2007

December 2007 events

This month PSC is doing a survey of member supporters and anyone on the mailing list. Please take 10 min. to give us some comments on events, issues and ideas for future directions. Visit and have your say!

PSC will be having its next networking event in January as this month everyone is so busy with holiday parties.

December Events

Saturday, December 1, 2007


An Evening with Music & Friends - Soul/R&B, Blues, Jazz, Bossanova

Miya Inui Vocal, Mieko Yagi Keyboards, Simon Koperu Bass

Find out more:

Sponsored by RBR Center for creative arts.

Saturday, December 1, 2007 ,

World AIDS DAY in Shibuya

- Shibuya Red part 1: RED WALK, 2:00-4:00

Location: Miyashita Park in Shibuya

- Shibuya Red part 2: Hachiko-Mae Street campaign, 2:00-4:00

Location: Shibuya Station, Hachiko Square

- Shibuya Red part 3: Club event "Choice!" 5:00-9:00

Location: Club Asia

Event details:

Sponsored by World AIDS Day series Japan (WADSJapan)

Saturday, December 1, 2007 , 1:00-4:00

World AIDS DAY Symposium (in Japanese)

Location: JICASquare, Hiro

To sign up

Event details:

Sponsored by JICA UNFPA, wAds2007

Sunday, December 2, 2007, 2:00-5:00

AIDS awareness Concert - proceeded by a panel discussion. (in Japanese)

Location: UN University in OmoteSando

To sign up contact:

For more information:

Sponsored by the World Bank, Japan

Tuesday, December 4, 2007 3:00-4:30 .

Peace-Keeping Design Project - Press Conference (in Japanese)

Place: International Design Liaison Center, Tokyo Midtown (5th floor, Tokyo Midtown Tower, 9-7-1 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan)

Sponsored by: Peace-Keeping Design Project

Tuesday, December 4, 2007, 7:00-9:30


* award winning movie about the Iraq War.

Screened at Temple University Japan / 2-8-12 Minami Azabu, Minato-ku

Fee: 1000 yen 500 yen for students

Sponsored by: DAJ

Thursday, December 6, 2007, 12:30-2:00

Towards the International Year of Sanitation 2008:

How Can We Achieve the MDGs in Water and Sanitation (in English)

Location: FASID 5F Seminar Room (Chiyoda-Kaikan 5F)


Register by December 5 by e-mail ( with your name, affiliation, position and TEL .

Sponsored by: Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development (FASID)

Saturday, December 8, 1:00-3:00

Visual Journaling for the Holidays for Adults

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Sponsored by RBR Center for creative arts.

Saturday & Sunday, December 8 & 9, 2007

Vocal Harmony Workshop: Valerie Mindel, founding member of the West Coast-based Any Old Time String Band is back at RBR to conduct her unique VOCAL HARMONY workshop

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Sponsored by RBR Center for creative arts.

Sunday December 9, 2:00-5:00

Public Symposium on the NGO role in Society (in Japanese)

Location: Osaka University of Economics and Law , Azabu-dai Seminar House Kamiyacho Station (exit E1)


Cost: 500yen

Sponsored by IMADR

Monday December 10, 7:00-9:00 (followed by nomunication)

Public symposium on sustainability: the Ohata Principle and regional planning (in Japanese)

Location: National Olympic Youth Center, Central Bldg #508


Cost: 1000yen

To register contact:

Sponsored by Institute of Sustainable Community

Friday, December 14, 200712:30-12:00

Towards TICAD IV: Globalization and Japan's Role

Location: FASID 5F Seminar Room (Chiyoda-Kaikan 5F)


Register by sending your name, affiliation, official position by December 12.

Bring your own lunch on the day.

Sponsored by Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development (FASID), International Development Research Institute (IDRI)

Saturday, December 15, 10:00-12:00

Visual Journaling for the Holidays for Kids and parents

Create your very own Christmas ornament using Visual Journal techniques.

Find out more:

Sponsored by RBR Center for creative arts.

Saturday, December 15, 2007

Holiday Fundraising Concert in support of Second Harvest Japan,

An Evening with Akiko Otao, Vocals, Black, Yo-yo World Grand Champion, and Michael Gover, Magnificent Magician

Find out more:

Sponsored by RBR Center for creative arts.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007, 7:00~9:00

Christmas Fundraising party for Medecins du Monde Japon

Featuring classical music pieces by the famous viola player Marguerite France. You will also appreciate watching the illuminated Tokyo Tower while enjoying some nice canapés and champagne.

Location: PMC Bldg 8F, Higashi-Azabu 1-23-5, Minato-ku, Tokyo

Access: Akabanebashi Station (Oedo Line), Kamiyacho Station (Hibiya Line), Shiba Koen Station (Mita Line)


Donation: 6,000 yen per person minimum

Capacity: 80 people

To register, please contact with your name, phone number, number of persons who will attend, the date and amount of your transfer to "Medecins du Monde Japon" bank account (MIZUHO Bank Kamiyacho Branch Ordinary account 1070066)

Organizer: Médecins du Monde Japon (Doctors of the World Japan)

Thursday, December 20, 7:00-9:00

Participatory workshop: Know the signs -What we can do against human trafficking

Venue With Shinjuku Shinjuku Ward Center for Promotion of Gender Equity

About 3-minutes walk from Akebono-bashi station, Toei Subway Shinjuku line, exit A4.

For more details, please visit:

Organizer: Polaris Project Japan


Friday January 11, 7:30pm

PSC New Year Networking Happy Hour

Detail on location and cost TBA

Contact before Jan 8 to join.


Greenpeace Japan is hiring! Visit:

Second Harvest Japan coordinator for their food pantry. Contact 2HJ at with your resume cover letter stating why you would like to work with Second Harvest Japan.

Polaris Project Japan is looking for a Part-time Accountant and Bookkeeper ( ) and volunteer professionals who can donate skills and time ( Contact email: Tel: 050-3496-7615   Website:

Useful websites:

Tool kits/online texts related to nonprofit NGO marketing and pr

Civicus tool kits - download from their site (Go to the resources section and then look under toolkits.)