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JICE delegation visited IIE in New York and Washington D.C., the United States of America.

North America International Student Service More than two Categories

 JICE delegation, headed by Ms. Yamano Sachiko, President of JICE, visited Headquarter and Washington D.C. Office of Institute of International Education(IIE), leading universities, and organizations which implemented youth exchange programs, located in New York and Washington D.C. from 9th to 16th July, 2014.
 The delegation introduced organization and activities, observed non-degree program and youth exchange program, and exchanged views about the possibility of partnership with the universities and organizations in the United States.
 IIE is among the world's largest and most experienced international education and training organizations. JICE staff is going to have professional attachment in IIE from this year. Taking this opportunity, JICE signed Memorandum of Agreement and built a cooperative relationship with IIE. JICE will launch a new program as joint project with IIE.

Ms. Yamano(left), Ms. Peggy Blumenthal, Senior Counselor to the President, IIE(right), in IIE headquarter in New York
Same as on the left
After signing ceremony
Ms. Yamano(left), Ms. Edith Cecil, Vice President of Professional Exchange and Community Outreach, IIE(right)
(From left) Ms. Saito Maki, Deputy Director of International Students Division, Mr. Kawagoe Hiroshi, Director of Personnel Division, Ms. Nancy Overholt, Director, International Visitor Leadership Program, IIE, Ms. Yamano, Mr. Uchiyama Erito, Senior Assistant to the Managing Director of International Exchanges Department, Mr. Sekiguchi Takahiro, General Affairs Division in IIE Washington office
Exchange views with AFS
Dr. Vincenzo Morlini, President & CEO(right of center)、Ms. Christine Leimgruber, Chief Programs & Risk Management Officer(left of center)
Exchange views with Mr. Joshua Beatty, Director of International Programs, Youth for Understanding
At American Association of Community Colleges
At Baruch College of the City University of New York
At New York University
At Columbia University
At American University
At Georgetown University

 Before this visit, JICE invited Mr. Austin H. Moore, Deputy Training Director (International Program), Research and Training Department, Japan Intercultural Academy of Municipalities (JIAM) and held lecture on “Acceptance of foreign visitor and training program in the United States through the experience in IIE” on 27th June, 2014, which was very informative and helpful to this visit to the United States.

Mr. Austin H. Moore
JICE staffs listening to the lecture

Kawagoe Hiroshi,
Director, Personnel Division,
General Affairs Department