History

 

21st Century Hyogo Project Association

Hyogo Research Organization for Human Care

1972.11

21st Century Hyogo Project Association established Masashi Isano becomes President

 
1979.07

Shin'ichi Ishino becomes President

 
1983.04

Research & Investigation Center created

 
1984.04

Institute for the Study of Family Issues established

 
1989.04

Bridge Commemoration Project Preparation Office &
International Projects Division created

 
1989.10  

Hyogo Research Institute for an Ageless Society established
Research Institute for Longevity Society created internally

1991.04

Bridge Projects Department & Festival Planning Bureau created

 
1992.03

Institute for the Study of Family Issues transferred to the Hyogo Research Institute for an Ageless Society
Festival Planning Bureau dissolved

 
1992.04

Research Bureau reorganized into the Research Institute for Regional Policy Development, Regional Information Center created

Institute for the Study of Family Issues incorporated internally from the 21st Century Hyogo Project Association

1993.03

Bridge Projects Department dissolved, Akashi Kaikyo Bridge Completion Commemoration Project, Japan/France Goodwill Monument Project transferred to the Association of Intercultural Communication

 

1995.09

Earthquake Recovery Project Research Division created

 

1996.02

Kazumori Tetsuo becomes President

 

1998.07

Merged with the Society System Institute

 

1999.04

21st Century Projects Planning & Promotion Division created

 

2000.04

 

Research Institute for Traumatic Stress, which the Hyogo Institute for Traumatic Stress inherited a portion of, created internally

2001.04

Hideki Miyazaki becomes President

The Hyogo Research Organization for Human Care established from the expansive reform of the Hyogo Research Institute for an Ageless Society
Community Creation Research Preparation Office created internally

2002.04

 

Community Creation Research Preparation Office dissolved
(Research related to community creation conducted at the 21st Century Hyogo Project Association)

2003.03

 

Dissolved because of the merger with the 21st Century Hyogo Project Association

2003.04

21st Century Hyogo Project Association and Hyogo Research Organization for Human Care merged*1

2004.04

Contracted to manage and operate the Hyogo Institute for Traumatic Stress

2006.04

21st Century Research Organization for Human Care and the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake Memorial Research Institute merged*2

2006.04

Toshitami Kaihara becomes President

2010.04

The Hyogo Earthquake Memorial 21st Century Research Institute was certified as a Public Interest Incorporated Foundation

2012.04

Makoto Iokibe becomes President

※1
21st Century Hyogo Project Association and Hyogo Research Organization for Human Care merger: Through the merger of the 21st Century Hyogo Project Association, which conducted research related to the creation of new regional societies, and the Hyogo Research Organization for Human Care, which conducted research related to long-lived society problems, family problems, and problems related to the care of the spirit, the operation of an efficient and effective organization as a comprehensive think thank to promote human care to enhance the dignity of life and the joy of living while attempting to enhance the policy proposal function for issues in a 21st century mature society.

※2
21st Century Research Organization for Human Care and the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake Memorial Research Institute merger: Through the merger of the "Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake Memorial Research Institute" and the "21st Century Research Organization for Human Care", two think tanks which had served leading roles in creative reconstruction and the creation of new regions up to then, the creation of an organization to develop projects to communicate and carry on the lessons and experiences of the Great Earthquake, while also attempting a precise response to wide fields of research.


Change of Research Systems
The investigation and research has been continued at 4 institutes, Research Institute for Safe and Secure Society, Research Institute for Regional Policy Development, Research Institute for Longevity Society Policy and Research Institute for Family Policy and Low Fertility Studies, since April 2006 until March 2008, which were reorganized into 2 research groups in April 2008 and they were reorganized again into one institute in April 2010.