It is the top of this page

Approach of international contribution

Last update date June 9, 2020

About approach to international contribution of City of Yokohama, Water Works Bureau, "even Ayumi 2020 (PDF: 3,333KB) of international contribution" introduces pamphlet.

Background and significance of international contribution

Background

Approach to international contribution of City of Yokohama, Water Works Bureau passes more than 45 years since we dispatched the staff to Afghanistan in 1973 (Showa 48). In 1987 (Showa 62), we started member of water department's original overseas training acceptance business in commemoration of the modern Water Works Bureau foundation 100th anniversary the other day.
In addition, with Yokohama Kokusai center of incorporated administrative agency Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) having been established in 2002 (Heisei 14), go ahead through approach that cooperated with international relations engines such as cooperation network (CITYNET) between JICA and the Asian Pacific cities and contribute to problem solution of water circumstances of the Asia Africa region.

In addition, in late years it cooperates with Yokohama water business meeting and City of Yokohama, Water Works Bureau Yokohama water which we finance 100% more and established (the outside site) consisting of the city companies working on water regime business and pushes forward international business operation of public and private sectors cooperation.

Significance

Significance that City of Yokohama, Water Works Bureau stimulates international contribution includes three of next.

Duty, personnel training of water supply business entity, Yokohama-shi policy


1.Duty of water supply business entity
"International development" includes interlocking movement of contribution, contribution, international contribution and water business to water problem of developing country in one of the chief realization policies of "new water supply vision" which Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare established (March, 2013 (Heisei 25)).
2.Personnel training
We can expect improvement in ability of the staff by being engaged in problem solution to water supply business in developing countries, and loading experience that there is not in the country and think that we can bring up human resources with international sense again.
3.Yokohama-shi policy
Yokohama-shi makes use of history since the opening of a port and overseas network with cities, engine, past international collaboration and develops the local government diplomacy powerfully and aims at realization of "Yokohama growing up with the world".

Acceptance of member of overseas training and the dispatch results of the staff

We accept member of more than 4000 training from member of training acceptance by request of international relations organization such as JICA, cause, 137 countries of various frames including cooperation business with Yokohama water since we started the City of Yokohama, Water Works Bureau original deno training in City of Yokohama, Water Works Bureau in 1987 (Showa 62).
In addition, we speak and dispatch staff of more than 400 Water Works Bureau in 34 countries around Asia and Africa as expert, lecturer, investigating group for technical guidance since we dispatched expert to Afghanistani country in 1973 (Showa 48).

The acceptance results
The results (at end of March, 2020) until 2019Country, local numberThe total of member of training
Acceptance of member of overseas training of 201945 countries233 people
Total until 2019137 countries4,277 people

The dispatch results
The results (at end of March, 2020) until 2019Country, local numberThe total of person of dispatch
Overseas deployment of staff of 2019Five countries29 people
Total until 201934 countries457 people

※We include the number of the staff dispatch as expert, investigating group. In addition, there are attendance to international conference, overseas visit mainly involving desk work work, but does not include to the number of the staff dispatch mentioned above.

The dispatch results judging from world map:

The dispatch results judging from world map

Country and area (at end of March, 2020) that carried out the staff dispatch


International project of City of Yokohama, Water Works Bureau

Project in The State of Vietnam

City of Yokohama, Water Works Bureau cooperates with improvement of water supply business in The State of Vietnam mainly on technological assistance to Hue water supply-saving public corporation through project of JICA and water department's original cooperation business from 2003 (Heisei 15).

To page of project in The State of Vietnam

Project in Laotian country

For aim of Laotian country to realize stable water supply in 90% of urban area by 2030, City of Yokohama, Water Works Bureau supports water supply related administrative organ of Laos country and water supply public corporation in cooperation with Saitama company station, Saitama-shi Water Works Bureau, Kawasaki-shi Waterworks and Sewerage Bureau and JICA.

To page of project in Laotian country

Project in Pakistani country

City of Yokohama, Water Works Bureau received request of cooperation between the local governments while we pushed forward development of water and sewage, drainage master plan as JICA project in Pakistani country and, in October, 2019 (Raiwa 1), concluded memorandum of technology exchanges. Based on this, we carry out member of training acceptance business.

To page of project in Pakistani country

Cooperation business to the Africa region

We accept water supply engineer of each African country as the training according to JICA problem in Yokohama from 2008 (Heisei 20) and carry out the training. In addition, we utilized JICA volunteer system and dispatched the staff in buran tire water public corporation of Malawian country. We dispatch long-term expert in Lilongwe water public corporation of Malawian country from 2019 (Raiwa 1).

To page of cooperation business to the Africa region

International conference

By Yokohama invitation, participation in planning of international conference, we send knowledge about global problem and latest water supply business of water business from Yokohama.

To page of "invitation, participation in planning of international conference"

Inquiry about water supply to Water Works Bureau customer Service Center

Water Works Bureau customer Service Center

Telephone: 045-847-6262 fax: 045-848-4281
※You run, and please be careful not to make any mistake

Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (old Adobe Reader) is necessary to open file of Portable Document Format.
Person who does not have can download free of charge from Adobe company.
Get Adobe Acrobat Reader DCTo downloading of Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

Inquiry to this page

Water Works Bureau business promotion department international business operation section

Telephone: 045-671-3080

Telephone: 045-671-3080

Fax: 045-212-1169

E-Mail address [email protected]

Return to the previous page

Page ID: 784-258-721

We come back to the top