Tuesday, September 01, 2009

September 2009 Events

Tuesday September 1, 13:00-16:15
Human rights seminar (in Japanese)
Location: Ginza Blossom, center building
Map: http://www.ginza-blossom.jp/company/index.html
Fee: 3000yen
For more information contact imadrjc@imadr.org or visit: http://www.imadr.org/japan/event/imadr_imadr-jc_main/hrs18/
Coordinating organization: IMADR

Friday-Saturday, Sept 4 & 5, sessions run all day
5th annual Social Entrepreneur Gathering
Changing society: The possibilities of social business (all session in Japanese, except for one panel which will feature one English speaker presenter)
Location: Academy Hill 40, inside Roppongi Hills
Fee 4,000yen – 25000yen (depending on how many events you join.)
Limited to 300 people.
Preregistration required: http://www.socialinnovationjapan.org/application
Organized by Social Innovation Japan

September 7 -11, 2009 various times
CITYNET Yokohama Congress 2009 - "Harmonious Cities for Our Future"
*including public forums on global warming, creating gender-friendly cities and urban safety*
Location: Pacifico Yokohama (Minato Mirai Stn- 5 min)
Admission: Free!
To sign up or for more information contact: CITYNET Yokohama: info@citynet-ap.org
Congress website: www.citynet2009yokohama.jp/index_en.html

Wednesday Sept 9, 7:00-10:00
Devex networking for international development happy hour.
Enjoy drinks and complimentary hors d'oeuvres at Suji's.
Where: Suji's Bar and Restaurant
Azabudai Hinoki Bldg. 1st Floor 3-1-5, Azabudai, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Map Link: http://www.devex.com/event_images/0000/0026/sujis_map.jpg?1219210577
Entrance fee: Free of charge; cash bar.
RSVP ASAP here after login: www.devex.com/tokyo2009

Thursday September 10
FEW monthly meeting with a light buffet beforehand.
Monthly networking+ presentation in English. The theme for Sept. is “Fashion for Business and Life”
Venue: The City Club @ the Canadian Embassy
Price: Members 3000 yen, Guests 6000 yen (monthly meetings are women only)
Get more information: www.fewjapan.com

September 12th until November 28th.
Tokyo English Life Line (TELL) Telephone Counselors Training Program
Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6.30 – 9.30pm
For further information and application forms please contact TELL at lls.assist@telljp.com or 03-3498-0246.

Saturday, Sept 12, 10:00-12:00
Temple University Japan Continuing Education Dept. Open House (in English)
Location and Venue access: TUJ Azabu Hall http://www.tuj.ac.jp/newsite/main/maps/index.html
For more information contact: Tel: 03-5441-9864, E-mail: conted@tuj.ac.jp
To register or for more information visit their website: https://www.tuj.ac.jp/newsite/main/cont-ed/courses/schedules.html

Saturday, Sept 12, 1:00 ~2:30
IMADR/IMADR-JC volunteer guidance (in Japanese only)
Location: IMADR/IMADR-JC Office
Access: Minato-ku Roppongi 3-5-11, Matsumoto Osamu Ichiro Commemoration Hall Basement, http://www.imadr.org/japan/about.html#accessmap
Cost: No Charge
Organized by: IMADR, http://www.imadr.org/

Sunday, Sept 13, 10:00-7:30
UENO NGO Matsuri – 10 nonprofit NGOs will hold an open house in the Maruko Bldg => the NGO building. There will be presentations, videos and a panel discussion. From 6:00 there will be a candle light vigil. (Some English spoken but presentations and materials are in J only.)
Location: Maruko Bldg, in the Okachimachi, Ueno area
Access: http://ngomatsuri2008.blog94.fc2.com/blog-entry-10.html
Cost: Free!
For more information, contact ngomatsuri2009@yahoo.co.jp or visit http://ngomatsuri2009.blog88.fc2.com/

Tuesday Sept 15, 10:00-18:30
Cloudforce Japan (Key note will be in E with J translation, break out sessions in J only)
Get details and register online http://www.salesforce.com/jp/cloudforce/CF09/?d=70130000000ErMc
Organized by Salesforce Foundation Japan

Friday, Sept 18, POSTPONED
FEW’s International Women in Business Awards (in English)

Saturday, Sept 19, Talk 6pm ~, Networking Party 8pm~

Nibun-no-ni Being part of two worlds
Venue: Tokyo Salon (basement of Las Chicas)
5-47-6 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo (http://vision.jp

TALK EVENT & PARTY 3000 yen (prior booking required)
PARTY 2000 yen (prior booking required)
For more information and to make a booking please visit:

Saturday, Sept 19, 13:00-16:00

Timor Leste 10th anniversary memorial concert

Featuring Eugenio Fatima Sousa do Rego 
Location: YMCA Center for Asian Youth

Access: http://www.ymcajapan.org/ayc/jp/
Tickets: 3000yen
For tickets FAX:03-5209-3453 or Email:

Details: http://www.parcic.org/news/events/concert_timor_0919.pdf

Monday Sept 19, 23:00-early

Parties for Peace and Tokyo`s top DJs, producers, artists and club promoters join together to bring you FREERANGE TOKYO!
DOOR: 3500yen W/F: 3000yen
Web: http://freerange-tokyo.blogspot.com/
Supported by Parties 4 Peace http://www.parties4peace.com
and http://parties4peace.blogspot.com

Friday Sept 25 & Sunday Sept 27

TIP 2nd Stage presents "If the Shoe Fits"
A comedy about betrayal, murder...and SHOES! Maybe two laughs a minute!
Showtimes: 9/25 @ 7pm 9/26 @ 2pm AND 7pm, 9/27 @ 2pm AND 7pm
At Our Space, in Hatagaya.
Paid in advance: 2,200JPY Pay at the door: 2500 JPY
See the TIP website to reserve or buy tickets online: http://www.tokyoplayers.org

Thursday Sept 24 => extended deadline for applications

Tsuda International Training Program

Courses; Tuesday Sept 29 to Thursday December 10, 7:00-9:00pm

Classes in international development campaign management, writing for international development. All courses are run in English but most program information is in Japanese.)

Find out more at http://osc.tsuda.ac.jp/course/titp.html or contact info@osc.tsuda.ac.jp

Thursday September 24 to Wednesday December 16

Temple University, Japan Campus Continuing Education Program

NGO classes offered in fall 2009:
Global issues and how NGOs tackle them (Mondays, 19:10-21:30)

International English for NGOs (Wednesdays, 19:10-21:00)

Environmental issues, (Fridays, 19:10-21:00)

Introduction to fundraising (One-day Workshop) (Dec 5)
Location and access: TUJ Azabu Hall

Deadline for applications: first day of class
For more information contact: Tel: 03-5441-9864, E-mail:

Get details: https://www.tuj.ac.jp/newsite/main/cont-ed/courses/schedules.html

Saturday Sept 26 14:00-17:00

Sudan mother child health project report from the field (in Japanese)

HANDS Tokyo office near Ochanomizu
Map http://www.hands.or.jp/pagesj/12_2_access.html

Please RSVP:soukai2009@hands.or.jp to confirm your participation.

Organized by HANDS

Monday Sept 28, 6:30-9:00pm

Green Mondays (in English)

Business Opportunities in Sustainability

The Unlimited Dream Company

Fee 3000yen

For more information: http://greenmondays.ning.com/events

Or contact michaelqtodd@gmail.com

Monday Sept 28 & Tuesday Sept 29,10:00-5:30

Africa and Globalization (in English and Japanese)

Register and check out the program online; http://www.unu.edu/globalization/
for details contact the Office of Communications at yano@unu.edu
Presented by: United Nations University http://www.unu.edu

Sept 30 – Oct 21, times vary
TVAC NPO issues lecture series (in Japanese)
Wednesday and Fridays
Local TVAC in Iidabashi
Map: http://www.tvac.or.jp/page/tvac_access.html
Participation fee: 2500 per lecture or 17,500 for the whole series.
Advanced registration required and each lecture is limited to 80 people.
Organized by C’s (NPO法人シーズ・市民活動を支える制度をつくる会)
Get details: http://www.tvac.or.jp/news/16054.html
Coordinating organization: TVAC

Monday Sept 28, 7:00-10:00pm
Green Mondays (in English)
Fee 3000yen, incl. food and 2 drinks
For more information: http://greenmondays.ning.com/events