Day 1: July 2, 2018
1. Courtesy Call on Director General of JICA Chugoku International Center
2. Preliminary Exam and review
3. Campus tour / Library tour
The program is funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and to start off the training, the trainees paid a courtesy call on Ms. Sachiko Misumi, Director General of JICA Chugoku Center. The Center is located in the same building of HIP where they are staying.
Then, trainees went to the Graduate School of Social Science, Hiroshima University (HU) where most lectures were held. As this is the first day of visiting HU, trainees joined a campus tour guided by a student volunteer guide to orient themselves in the campus. They also had a preliminary exam on this first day.