Human Resource Development
BHN Human Resource Development Program
APT Training Course
This annually held training course is designed to help APT member countries/territories foster the growth of ICT utilization in their countries.
Through the lectures given by professors/ICT experts and technical tours to companies/research centers, participants are expected to learn utilization of ICTs to meet the socio-economic challenges in their countries and in the region. Fifteen participants from eight countries attended the course in 2021.
BHN Kuwabara Donation-Supported Course
This graduate course is funded with an endowment from Dr. M. Kuwabara, advisor to BHN and ex-vice president of NTT, and going to be held annually at UEC for five years, from 2019 to 2023.
This course is designed mainly for students from developing countries to deepen their understanding about SDGs and ICTs which facilitate their attaining the goals.
This donation supported course includes two courses titled “Information and Communications Technologies for SDGs” and “International Communication for Science and Technology” for full year – two semesters – . Students from overseas – 29 students from 10 countries – took this courses （ICT/SDGs） in the spring semester of 2021.
Students from UEC attended the class on campus and students from other universities under “Super Partnership Program for Graduate Schools”, e.g., Muroran Institute of Technology, Muroran, and Akita Prefectural University, Akita, also attended the class online.
BHN Dr. Kuwabara’s Fund Scholarship Program
‘Guideline on the Application Procedures for the Academic Year ‘2022’’ will be available soon.
Assistance you can give
Various kinds of support make BHN’s work possible. We need your generous support to provide safety and security to people living in developing countries and disaster-stricken areas, and to build sustainable societies. The BHN Association uses the knowledge and skills of senior citizens in its work to contribute to international cooperation. By all means please participate in our work as a supporter of the BHN Association.