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Japanese Initiative for the future of Syrian Refugees (JISR)

News Archive

* There are some articles written under anonymity upon their request since their background are refugees.

January 4, 2023 My Father is a JICA Scholar and My Future Dream is... ≪a Syrian family looking back for 3 years with series of challenges in Japan≫
December 27, 2022 Documentary films on Hiroshima and Rikuzen Takata created by the graduates of Peace and Conflict Studies from Syria (*the graduates are JISR scholars who finished the master course of Tokyo University of Foreign Studies) were screened at TUFS cinema followed by a talk session - Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (external link)
December 27, 2022 A JISR Scholar on TV!! Discover how the IT industry where he works is supporting the lives of Syrians around the world!!
October 3, 2023 Fresh Encounter, Growing Community - JISR Support Team Assisting Participants Seeking Employment
June 2, 2022 Internship Opportunity for Syrian JISR participants: Skilling up towards advanced human resources in Japanese IT company
June 2, 2022 Internship Opportunity in Toyota for JISR participants - Two Refugee Students Come to Toyota as They Try to Build Bonds between Syria and Japan (toyotatimes.jp) (external link)
March 17, 2022 JISR: Seeking for a Life-time Opportunity
December 16, 2021 JISR participants meet Deputy Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Japan office
June 21, 2021 Towards the Future of Syria and Japan Beyond Work and Research
January 25, 2021 A JISR graduate working hard under the COVID-19 pandemic: A new career at a Japanese company and hope for the future
January 20, 2021 Research work at a graduate school: New possibility of Agriculture utilizing natural resources
July 31, 2020 A first round participant has started new life with his family in a new ground.
November 26, 2019 JICA PRESS September 2019, at JICA Mundi
October 29, 2019 First Round of Participants: From Study to Fully-Fledged Members of Society
September 28, 2018 The second round of participants arrived in Japan under the Japanese Initiative for the future of Syrian Refugees (JISR)
May 14, 2018 Arrival of JISR participants’ family in Japan
February 5, 2018 The first round of participants starts student life all over Japan
October 10, 2017 The first round of participants arrive in Japan under the Japanese Initiative for the future of Syrian Refugees (JISR)


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