“Have a Natter!” with our Coordinator for International Relations (CIR) (Question and Answer Day)
What is a Coordinator for International Relations (CIR)?
Coordinators for International Relations are young people from overseas assigned to a local public body by the national government’s Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme to work in international exchange.
The City of Hiroshima has two CIRs, who work in the International Relations Division of Hiroshima City Hall and the International Relations and Cooperation Division of the Hiroshima Peace Culture Foundation.
About “Have a Natter!” (Question and Answer Day)
“Have a Natter!” is a colloquial expression in the UK, meaning to chat casually. Why don’t you have a chat with Mark McPhillips, our Coordinator for International Relations from the UK, and other participants?
Mark is from Manchester in the UK, and leads the event.
The event is held in English in odd-numbered months and Japanese in even-numbered months.
It is generally held on the 4th Wednesday of every month from 2:45 pm to 3:45 pm in the International Exchange Lounge on the first floor of the International Conference Center Hiroshima.
To reserve a spot, please telephone the International Exchange Lounge (082-247-9715). Reservations can be made from the 15th day of the month. The maximum number of participants is 10.
If you would like to privately ask questions or discuss something, there is time set aside before “Have a Natter!” from 11:00 am onward, for up to 15 minutes per individual or group.
Reservation is required. There are three timeslots. To reserve a timeslot, please telephone 082-242-8879. Reservations can be made from the 15th day of the month onward.