Last updated: March 22, 2023

RCE Hyogo-Kobe

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Date of RCE acknowledgement:
August, 2007
Description of RCE and Geographic Region:

The Hyogo region is thought of as a microcosm of Japan geographically; Kobe city is recovering from the disaster (earthquake) in 1995, and there is a huge variety of organisations for empowering citizens to realise, think and act.

Photo credit: RCE Hyogo-Kobe

Goals and Objectives:


  • Bridge the gap between theory and practice
  • Practices at the grassroots level

Goals and objectives:

  • To be a platform of dialogue among various ESD stakeholders
  • Enhancing people’s awareness (consciousness) and activities for SD in the regional community by multiple methods
Organisation Hosting RCE Secretariat:

Kobe University

Key Partners:

Name of organisation: NPO research on town development in Kobe
Role: Representation
Contact name: Ryuichi Nozaki

Name of organisation: Ko-nan women University
Role: Sub delegate
Contact name: Atsushi Itoh

Current Activities:
  • ESD study tour program (Summer)
  • ESD café
  • Group dialogues related to SDGs is on-going for the Annual Meeting
Upcoming Activities:
  • High school trip about ESD will be held in December 2018 crossing RCE Sendai and RCE Hyogo-Kobe
  • ESD study tour program and ESD café will be held in Winter
Contact Details
Main RCE Contact:
Secondary RCE Contact:
Koji Matsuoka
RCE Youth Coordinator(s):
General RCE email:
RCE mailing address for correspondence: