General Assembly

ABEST21 International General Assembly was held on March every year at our member institutions. Agenda included items discussed at the Board Meeting; financial statements, draft budget, ratification of accreditation and Good Practice Award, and draft of partial amendment of ABEST21 Quality Assurance system.

ABEST21 International General Assembly 2023

ABEST21 International Annual Meeting 2023 was held for the third day straight from March 9 to 11, 2023 at “Inamori Hall”, Shiran kaikan, Kyoto University, Kyoto Japan.

  • ABEST21 International annual Report 2023 Agenda
    -On the ABEST21 International Accomplishments 2022
    -On the ABEST21 International Financial Statement 2022
    -On the ABEST21 International Budget 2023
  • Granting the New School Membership Certificate
  • Granting the ABEST21 International Accreditation Certificate March 2023
  • Granting the KAIZEN Award
  • Memorial Session
  • School Presentations
  • Kyoto Study Tour

The Annual meeting, which had held by online due to the Covid-19 pandemic, was held in person for the first time in three years and about forty representatives from ABEST21 International school members participated to the meeting. The meeting began with an accomplishment report for fiscal year 2022, a report on the financial statement, and a business plan for fiscal year 2023. ABEST21 International President Dr. Fumio ITOH granted Accreditation Certificates to representative of the accredited schools and crystal trophies to KAIZEN AWARD to the winning schools. Also, we held a memorial session for Vice President and Deputy Dean Emeritus Professor Dr. Ilker Baybars in honor of his passing in December 2022. At the end of the second day we had a School Presentation. The accredited schools and KAIZEN Award winning schools made their presentations. They introduced about their schools and shared knowledge obtained through ABEST21 Accreditation as well as their experiences through ABEST21 KAIZEN. On the last day, a study tour of Kyoto was held, visiting World Heritage sites such as Kinkakuji Temple, Ryoanji Temple, and Nijo Castle.

ABEST21 International General Assembly archive

Mar.16,2022 (online)


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Mar.6,2018 at Shinagawa Season Terrace

Mar.8, 2017 at Sony University, Japan

Mar.2, 2016 at Sony University, Japan

Mar.6, 2015 at Waseda University, Japan

Mar.8, 2014 at University of Tsukuba, Japan

March 9, 2013 at Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan

Mar.2, 2012 at Nissan Global Headquarters, Japan

March 3, 2011 at Fuji Xerox, Japan

March 5, 2010 at Nippon Steel Corporation, Japan

Marc 5, 2009 at Aogaku Kaikan, Japan

June 13, 2008 at Seoul National University, Korea

June 21, 2007 at Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan

June 6, 2006 at Minami Aoyama Building, Japan