ICIEF Board is an information periodical issued by the foundation every month and is intended for foreigners. It provides information pertaining to living and events to foreigners living in the city. It is published in four languages: Japanese (with reading guides), English, Chinese, and Korean written in Hangul. It can be downloaded from the foundation’s homepage or acquired from facilities, Japanese language schools, international exchange groups, and the like within the city.


Issue Contents
September. 2020 issue
  • P1 Japanese Language Lessons for Non-Japanese residents (Beginners) , the 2nd half of the Year 2020/Free Legal Consultation for Foreign Residents
  • P3 “Language Supporter “volunteers at Elementary and Junior High Schools Wanted/Enrollment for the City Elementary School for Non-Japanese children
  • P5 Tuberculosis (TB) Prevention Week/The Census 2020 is conducted
  • P7 COVID-19 Contact-Confirming Application(COCOA)/For foreigners
August. 2020 issue
  • P1 Training Program for Language Volunteers on Disaster/Free Legal Consultation for Foreign Residents
  • P2 “Koho Itabashi” on multilingual App
  • P3 Special Concert by Soloists of the Bologna Philharmonic Orchestra/Bologna Illustrators Exhibition 2020/The 28th Bologna Book Fair in Itabashi
  • P5 Enrollment for the City Elementary School for Non-Japanese children/Disaster Prevention Week/Payment of Resident Tax
  • P7 The Long-Term Care Insurance System
July. 2020 issue
  • P1 Free Legal Consultation for Foreign Residents/Won’t you advertise articles in ICIEF BOARD?/The Workbook of the Kano School, Exhibition of the Itabashi Art Museum collections
  • P2 Be Careful Not To Get Heat Stroke
  • P3 The 19th Itabashi Traditional Crafts Exhibition/Child Vaccinations/Applications Accepted for Tokyo Public Housing
June. 2020 issue
  • P1 Free Professional Consultation for Foreign Residents/Multi-lingual Guide Book for High School Entrance
  • P2 Notice from the Tokyo Immigration Bureau
  • P3 Health Checkup without fee Postponed/Enroll in the National Health Insurance (NHI) /The Special Cash Payments
  • P5 Payment is due for National Health Insurance/Payment of Resident Tax/Hazardous Materials Safety Week
  • P7 Let’s reduce Plastic Waste!/li>
May. 2020 issue
  • P1 Free Legal Consultation for Foreign Residents/Special Fixed Benefit Payment/About the new coronavirus disease
  • P2 Three “coughing manners”/Avoid the “Three Cs”
  • P3 Telephone Consultation Service on the Novel Corona Virus/Correct way to wash hands
  • P5 “Spring & Summer Edition”: Learning & Sports Guide in Itabashi 2020/Firefly Viewing and BBQ Evening: Application Open/”Living Information for Foreign Residents” 2020
  • P7 Follow the traffic rules for Cyclists/Join the National Pension/May 10 is the Mother’s Day/li>
April. 2020 issue
  • P1 Volunteer Lecturers for Intercultural Understanding/Free Legal Consultation for Foreign Residents /International Exchange Salon *Canceled
  • P3 The Itabashi Fireworks Festival, Tokyo  *Canceled/CAP’S, Children and Parents Station/Applications for Tokyo Public Housing
  • P5 Haruna Forest Seminar House Available for Use/Yatsugatake-so is now available for use/Plants Market for spring  *Partially Canceled
  • P7 “Koho-Itabashi” /Enjoy “Sento” or Public Bath/Subsidy for Tree-Planting Campaign
March. 2020 issue
  • P1 Japanese Language Class for Beginners
  • P3 New Rules for Smoking/Emergency Disaster Drill ※The drill has been canceled
  • P5 Hot Spring Discount Coupons/Discount Coupon for Acupuncture, Moxibustion, Masssage and Finger-pressure Treatment/Hand-made crafts Market at Ecopo *The events has been canceled.
  • P7 Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival *The events has been canceled./Lighting-up cherry blossoms
February. 2020 issue
  • P1 20th Japanese Speech Contest/Shijingshan, Beijing, China Photo Exhibition
  • P3 New Year party – International Exchange Salon –/Calligraphy experience for foreign residents/Science Festa
  • P5 Resident Tax Declaration/Flea Market at Ecopo
  • P7 Fire Prevention Activities for Spring *The events has been canceled./Itabashi’s folk entertainment
January. 2020 issue
  • P1 A Happy New Year, 2020
  • P3 Recyclable materials and Garbage Collection/Enroll in Public and Private Childcare for April 2020
  • P5 New Year’s Traditional Games/“Everything Eco-friendly” Exhibition/Enjoy Japanese Traditional Performing Art: “SekkyoJoruri”
  • P7 Special Exhibition “History of Takashimadaira and TAKASHIMA Shuhan”/ Applications for Tokyo Public Housing/Payment of Resident Tax