Friday, July 02, 2010

July 2010 events

Saturday, July 10, 2 - 4 pm

Oxfam Japan IVG/AIESEC Special Workshop Series Part Three "Negotiating the Divide: NGOs & Development in the 21st Century"

Participation fee: ¥500

Location: Waseda University, Takadanobaba (Building 7, Room 204)

Participants: 20 max. (+ 30 AIESEC members)

Reservations: Email

*** Please note that this event requires participants to make a reservation. To do so, please email to confirm your place. If you are unable to come, please email in
advance to cancel your reservation.

Tuesday, July 13, 8 - 10:30pm
Oxfam Japan International Volunteer Group Pub Quiz

Participation fee: ¥1000
Location: The FooTNiK, Ebisu (

Everyone welcome. Prizes and free shots for all you quiz gurus! All proceeds go to Oxfam Japan.

Sun July 18, 13:30-16:30

Art Workshop “artist friends” Group session following a workbook called “The Artist’s Way” written by Julia Cameron. The purpose of this workshop is to be creative artists and make artist friends.

Art Workshop + Resin charm work & finishing

Place: Mitsubaki in Iketani (227 Kou, Nakajo, Tokamachi-shi, Niigata)

Fee: 1000 yen (including 500 yen resin charm materials)

Friday, July 16, 7:00 - 8:30

Oxfam Japan International Volunteer Group Monthly Meeting

Location: Oxfam Office, Ueno

For more info: Email

*** This event requires attendees to RSVP via a link. To do so, please take a few short moments to fill in this confirmation of attendance survey: ***

Wednesday, July 21, from 7 pm to 9 pm


Topic: Burma Today
As AITEN adopts three young Burmese Prisoners of Conscience, sentenced together to more than 100 years in prison for peaceful protest, we want to understand the situation in Burma today, study their cases, and discuss how we can support them and other victims of the military junta. We will also talk about the documentary movie Burma VJ, shot in secret and at great personal risk, and now showing in cinemas in Japan. Presentation with video, activities, and followed by letter-writing.

All welcome! Bring a friend to introduce to AITEN! Informal, café-style atmosphere, refreshments, prize drawing. ¥500 fee

Location: Amnesty International Japan National Office

For map to venue: Email: info[ATmark]

Saturday, July 24, 2 - 4pm

Oxfam Japan International Volunteer Group English Workshop

Workshop Topic: Global Accountability: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Participation fee: ¥1000

Location: Oxfam Office, Ueno

Reservations: Email This workshop has a maximum of 15 participants. If you are unable to come, please email in advance to cancel your reservation.

Sunday, July 25, 1:00 – 5:00pm
Oxfam Japan International Volunteer Group Summer Picnic
Location: Yoyogi Park (by the fountain)
Food & Drink: BYO (We will be selling cocktails!)
Participation Fee: ¥500 (includes one drink voucher & raffle ticket)
All proceeds go to Oxfam Japan.
For more info: Email

Sunday, July 25, 5:00-9:00 (doors open at 4PM)

Peaceful New Earth Celebration Part II: Connecting Peace Movements in Okinawa, Guam and Beyond

Entry Fee: 2000 yen with advance reservations (mail to or 2500 yen at the door (drinks not included)

“The Insular Empire: America in the Mariana Islands” Directed by Vanessa Warheit

Location: Café Otokura in Shimokitazawa 2-26-23 ELNIU B1F Kitazawa, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 03-6751-1311

Event organizer: Neo Ryukyu Arc Network Supporting organization: Peace Not War Japan

Sunday, July 25, 7:30 – 10:00

Oxfam Japan International Volunteer Group Pub Quiz - "World Cup Special"

Location: Heaven's Door, Shimokitazawa (

¥1000 to play.

Prizes and free shots for all you quiz gurus & whiz kids!

For more information see All proceeds go to Oxfam Japan.

Tuesday July 27, 20107:30pm - 9:30pm

The 7th General Meeting of B4H-Tokyo will be held in Yotsuya.

Place: TAIGA BLDG. 3rd Fl. Address: 19 - Banchi, Saneicho, Shinjuku, 160, 0008

Ring Bell for 大林 for entry. B4Hの人です。

For details contact

Wednesday, July 28, 7:00-9:00

ACE Action against Child Exploitation volunteer information session (in Japanese)

Location ACE office

Get more information:

Thursday July 29, 7:00-9:00

Tsuda International Training Program: Open house/information sessions (in English and Japanese)

Classes in international development issues, campaign mgt and Making materials for NGOs (ID Writing) (All courses are run in English but information on program is in Japanese only.)

Courses start Sept 24

Deadline for applications: Sept 20

Find out more at or contact

Friday, July 30

Beers for Books - a very special event organized by Japan Intercultural Consulting in support of Room to Read

Location: Fifty Seven, one of Tokyo's finest lounge bars and restaurants.

For more information, please check out the Beers for Books website at: For more details see or in Japanese