As home to the headquarters of a number of international organizations, including OECD, France is one of the hub centers for setting and disseminating the latest trends on international development assistance. JICA France Office gathers information related to development assistance from international organizations, the European Union as well as bilateral donors such as France and Germany. JICA France Office serves as the JICA focal point for the partnership with those donor agencies exchanging information on a regular basis. JICA France Office, by creating French PR publications and the French language version of the JICA website, carries out public relations work aimed at French speaking countries. JICA France Office's mission also includes monitoring Japanese ODA loan projects in Romania, Bulgaria and Ukraine, and providing support to the alumni association for former JICA training participants in Romania and Bulgaria.