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The 3rd MIF Study Tour for the Academic Year 2017 was organized between January 14th and 17th, 2018. Six MIF fellows from Mozambique, Chile, Tunisia, Algeria, Nigeria and Cambodia visited Kyoto, Nara, Miyajima and Hiroshima. This tour is organized by MIF annually and it gives important opportunities for the fellows to understand the cultures and tradition of Japan and think profoundly about the world peace.

 

Prof.Toshiaki HASHIMOTO, MIF’s Chairperson, has appointed Mr. Yosuke WATANABE as the new Secretary General. Mr. Tatsuo SEKINO,who concurrently held the posts of Secretary General and Executive Director, will become a full-time Executive Director. Although this announcement was made as of the 1st of January, 2018, the official appointment will become in effective on this 23rd of January, 2018 when the Board of Directors will make a final approval.

A Graduation Ceremony for 1 MIF Fellow from Kazakhstan was held on the 29th of December at MIF’s reception house in Tokyo.  At the ceremony, Prof. HASHIMOTO, MIF’s Chairperson, directly presented the Certificate of Accomplishment and memorial medal to the graduating Fellow. After the ceremony, Prof. HASHIMOTO hosted a farewell and an end-of-the-year dinner at “Shiosai”, a traditional Japanese restaurant ,where three more MIF Fellows from Chile, Nigeria and Algeria currently residing in Tokyo and its vicinity joined and the Fellows promised to enhance the relationships among the Fellows and with MIF.

This is to announce that the applicants with the following reference numbers have successfully been named as the recipients of 2018 MIF Research Fellowship Program. The future recipients will receive Grant Letters from MIF by post before the end of this year. MIF also likes to take this opportunity to congratulate them for their achievements.

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A Graduation Ceremony for 4 MIF Fellows from Cameroun, Thailand, Russia and Lesotho was held on the 29th of November at MIF’s reception house in Tokyo.  At the ceremony, Prof. HASHIMOTO, MIF’s Chairperson, directly presented the Certificates of Accomplishment and memorial medals to the respective Fellows. After the ceremony, Prof. HASHIMOTO hosted a farewell reception where the Fellows promised to develop the relationships among the Fellows and with MIF.