Volunteer Recruitment

We are looking for volunteers to help us make the Kyoto Congress a success!

Volunteers will receive certificates in recognition of their service.


The UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice is held once every five years and is the largest UN conference in its field. This will be the second time since 1970 that the Crime Congress was held in Kyoto. At the Kyoto Congress, Ministers of Justice, Prosecutors–General, criminal justice experts and practitioners will gather from all over the world. About 4,000 people participated in the 13th UN Congress from around 150 countries. Participating in the international conference will be a valuable experience, so why not volunteer? We are looking forward to your application.


19 to 27 April 2020
※One-day participation is welcome.


Kyoto International Conference Center (KICC), Kyoto City


①Guidance at the hall, conference operation assistance
②Management assistance for ancillary meetings(interpreter, rapporteur)
※For details, please check the guidelines for applicants.

Qualification Requirements

There are no age, sex or nationality requirements to volunteer.
Qualified applicants must be able to:

  • ・act responsibly as a volunteer
  • ・follow instructions in Japanese and can read documents with Japanese
  • ・participate in volunteer training
  • ・make their own travel arrangements to and from the venue

In addition to the qualifications listed above, interpreters and rapporteurs must:

  • ・have sufficient English skills to perform their respective duties at ancillary meetings(※)

※Ancillary meetings are meetings in which government officials, international organizations and NGOs exchange opinions about topics relevant to the Kyoto Congress through panel discussions, presentations etc. More information on ancillary meetings can be found here.

How to Apply

Please check the guidelines for applicants and apply using the application form below.

①Guidelines for applicants

②Application page

Number of Volunteers

100 persons

Application Deadline

9 February 2020
※Applications will no longer be accepted once all volunteer positions are filled.

Contact Us

【Secretariat of Kyoto Congress(in Japan Convention Service. Inc.)】
Daido Seimei Kasumigaseki Bldg.
1-4-2, Kasumigaseki, Chiyodaku, Tokyo
Phone: +81 3 3508 1217
E- mail: kyotocongress-vl@convention.co.jp