Hosei University Becomes Associate Member of UNESCO-UNAOC UNITWIN MILID

December 3, 2014

Hosei University has become an associate member of the UNITWIN on “Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue” (UNITWIN MILID) of the UNESCO-United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC).

The ceremony commemorating the accession was held on Wednesday, September 24, 2014. At the ceremony, the Certification recognizing the associate membership was given to Masato Masuda, being in charge of the head office of international academic support and an Executive Member of the Board of Trustees of Hosei University, by Alton Grizzle, Programme Specialist in Media and Information Literacy of Communication and Information Sector at UNESCO. At the meeting held with Yuko Tanaka, President of Hosei University, he expressed the expectation for future active involvement of the university in the program.

In the afternoon, the Tokyo International Symposium titled “Toward the Dissemination of Media and Information Literacy Education in the Asia-Pacific Region including Japan,” hosted by the Faculty of Social Sciences, was held at Sky Hall on the Ichigaya campus.

A total of more than 70 participants including professionals, researchers, officials from MEXT, as well as Hosei University officials well-versed in trends in media and information literacy, and graduate students and undergraduate students who took interest in the theme all attended the symposium. We appreciate their participation.

For further details about the symposium, please visit the website of the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Alton Grizzle, signing the Certification
Alton Grizzle, signing the Certification
Masato Masuda, Executive Member of the Board of Trustees, receiving the Certification from Alton Grizzle
Masato Masuda, Executive Member of the Board of Trustees, receiving the Certification from Alton Grizzle
President Yuko Tanaka, delivering the welcome address at the Tokyo International Symposium
President Yuko Tanaka, delivering the welcome address at the Tokyo International Symposium
Guest lecturers from abroad posing for a commemorative photo with university officials including President Yuko Tanaka
Guest lecturers from abroad posing for a commemorative photo with university officials including President Yuko Tanaka

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