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Outline of the Organization

Name:PACIFIC RESOURCE EXCHANGE CENTER (PREX)
Date of Establishment:April 26, 1990
Government Agency of Jurisdiction:The Cabinet Office
Basic Assets: Approx. 3.643 billion yen (market valuation at 4.244 billion yen), of which 3.393 billion yen are from donations and contributions from 97 private enterprises and the six local authorities of Osaka Prefecture, Osaka City, Hyogo Prefecture, Kobe City, Kyoto Prefecture and Kyoto City etc.
(As of December 2021)
Objective of activities:The fostering of human resources that contributes to the economic and social development of developing countries mainly in the Asia-Pacific region, the promotion of economic, cultural and personal exchanges with the countries involved, and the contribution to the promotion of international mutual understanding and to international cooperation.
Types of activities: 1.Fostering human resources to contribute mainly to the growth of developing countries
2.Economic, cultural and personal exchange activities mainly with developing countries
3.Cultivating human resources tasked with economic, cultural and personal exchange activities mainly with developing countries
4.Gathering information and research/study related to economic cooperation
5.Public awareness and publicity concerning the aforementioned activities
6.Other activities necessary for the achievement of objectives of this corporate body
Number of training projects conducted: 824 courses (as of December 2021)
Total number of trainees: 19,093 participants from 156 countries/regions (as of February 2022)
Awards: - JLetter of Appreciation from the Kansai Economic Federation “Kankeiren ASEAN Management Seminar” (2021)
- Excellence award in the small and medium-sized enterprise category of the “Osaka City Leading Company for Women's Active Participation” Mayor’s Award (2021)
- Kansai Zaikai Seminar Award 2008 special award (2008)
- Foreign Minister's Commendations (2008)
- JICA International Cooperation Meritorious Award (2000)
Recognition: - Japan Health Insurance Association-certified “Health Declaration” office (2021)
- Osaka Prefecture-certified “Gender Ikiiki Genki Declaration” entrepreneur (2020)
- Osaka City-certified "Leading Company for Women's Active Participation" (2020)
Membership, etc.: - Kansai University SDGs partner (from November 2021)
- Participation in Kankeiren Asian Business Creation (ABC) platform for human resource development and utilization sub-committee (FY 2021)
- Japan Platform for Migrant Workers towards Responsible and Inclusive Society (JP-MIRAI) member (from November 2021)
- JICA-SDGs partner (from August 2020)
- Japan SDGs Platform member (from November 2020)
- SDGs for Regional Revitalization Public-Private Partnership Platform member (from June 2020)
- Kansai SDGs Platform member (from October 2017)
- Member of the Steering Council on the Utilization of Global Human Resources Global (from June 2013)
- Kansai Asia Environmental and Energy Saving Business Promotion Forum (Team E-Kansai) cooperating organization (from 2008)
Policies: Basic policy against anti-social forces
Health declaration
Number of employees: 23 (as of December 2021)
Address: 8-2-6 Uehonmachi, Tennoji-ku, Osaka City
Osaka International House, 2nd Floor
Contact number for inquiries: Tel.: 06-6779-2850