International Federation of Asian and Western Pacific Contractors’ Association
International Federation of Asian and Western Pacific Contractors’ Association
International Federation of Asian and Western Pacific Contractors’ Association


FEDERATION NEWS


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Courtesy Visit to the Asian Development Bank (ADB)

OCAJI Managers Messrs. Kazuyuki Yahara and Keiji Habara and Assistant Ms. Michiko Kato made a courtesy visit to the ADB in the afternoon of September 11, 2014.  The IFAWPCA Secretariat […]



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IFAWPCA Visits the PPP Center of the Philippines

  IFAWPCA and OCAJI visited the PPP Center of the Philippines (PPPCP) on the morning of September 11, 2014.  Mr. Levy Espiritu, IFAWPCA Executive Director along with OCAJI Managers Messrs. […]



INDUSTRY NEWS


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Nepal Infrastructure Summit 2014

But if we look around various regions of Asia today, we see that by making use of regulatory and institutional reforms, other countries are utilizing managerial, financial and technical capabilities […]



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PHILCONSTRUCT 25th Anniversary

Philconstruct Events, Exhibitions and Conferences Corp. (PEECC) and the Philippine Constructors Association, Inc. (PCA) see the country as a perfect gateway for local and foreign investors in this booming region. […]



President's Message

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It is indeed my great honor and extremely my privilege to take up the very honorable post of the forty-second President of IFAWPCA.

The construction industry forms the foundation of today’s society by building, developing and improving infrastructure and creating a harmonious, safe and efficient community for the people. I believe that with the collaboration and cooperation of IFAWPCA member-associations, we can together build better communities, strengthen more societies and further enhance the construction industry in our respective countries.

The world today is changing rapidly. In 2011, Japan was affected by numerous natural disasters and record-high flooding in various provinces of Japan. Similarly, around the world, we see lives perished and towns demolished due to natural disasters. Typhoon Haiyan, which hit the Philippines in November last year killed many people, caused power cuts and wiped out many villages.

Under these unfortunate events, we see a pressing need for better measures for disaster prevention and damage reduction both in Japan and around the world, and the construction industry takes an important leading role in this. Better infrastructure realized through innovative technology can take us to greater heights in minimizing the damage wrought about by calamities and natural disasters.

IFAWPCA provides such a venue for unifying our efforts to overcome the challenges besetting the construction industry in the region. Through international fellowship, exchange of information, and establishing cooperative working arrangements, we can find mutually beneficial solutions to problems, and partner up in actualizing the peak of human progress in the industry for the benefit of the common good.

My home-association OCAJI, hand-in-hand with the brotherhood of IFAWPCA commits itself to making this a profound reality!

TORU SHIRAISHI

Videos

The Dynamic Link of the Construction Industry in the Asian and Western Pacific Region

42nd IFAWPCA Convention


Events

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42nd IFAWPCA CONVENTION

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9th World Chambers Congress Torino, Italy 10-12 June 2015