Announcement on behalf of CLAIR NY
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CLAIR Tokyo invites members of the JET community to attend the 30th Anniversary Commemorative Ceremony in Tokyo on Monday November 7th at 2:30pm.  The event will take place at the KEIO Plaza Hotel in Shinjuku. All JET alumni around the world are invited to attend this very special event. Please share this invitation with your local members and any JET Alumni in Japan. Please note that travel and lodging will be at your own expense.
Please confirm your attendance by sending the following information to Mr. Tatsuya Matsumoto at 
  1. JETAA Chapter:
  2. Full name:
  3. Nationality:
  4. JET position (ALT/CIR/SEA):
  5. 1st Year on JET:
  6. Postal Address (for sending invitation):
  • RSVP Deadline: Thursday October 6th:
  • All Alumni whose details were submitted will receive an invitation by beginning of October. 
JET Programme 30th Anniversary Commemorative Ceremony

As the JET Programme welcomes its 30th year, CLAIR and the three ministries which sponsor the JET Programme invite members of the JET community to a commemorative ceremony to reflect on the successes of the programme and promote its further development.

Through the commemorative ceremony and related 30th anniversary projects, we hope to increase awareness, support, and understanding of the JET Programme both within Japan and abroad.

Event Summary
Date: Monday, 7 November, 2016
2-2-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-Ku, Tokyo 160-8330
Host Organizations:
Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR)

JET Programme 30th Anniversary Commemorative Ceremony

(14:30 – 17:35)

Part 1
  • Opening remarks
  • Greetings from the Ministers of MIC, MOFA and MEXT
  • Presentation of JET Declaration*
*A joint declaration by representatives of AJET and JETAA regarding the achievements of the JET Programme so far and the goals to set for its future.
Part 2
  • Keynote Address
  • Presentations by JET Programme participants, alumni, and related Japanese personnel
  • Head of a local government and CIR
  • Teacher, students, and ALT
  • JET alumni and their company supervisor
Part 3
  • Award Ceremony for the JET Programme Video Contest 8 submissions will receive one of 5 awards
  • Viewing of winning submissions
  • Presentation of awards and prizes
 JET Programme 30th Anniversary Commemorative Reception
(18:00 – 19:30)
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