About JLGC

About JLGC

Our Responsibilities

CLAIR is a government-affiliated incorporated foundation that works to support the internationalisation efforts of local authorities in Japan through providing training opportunities, fostering people-to-people exchange with the JET Programme and other initiatives, supporting multiculturalism, and by carrying out research on their behalf.

CLAIR’s overseas offices make use of their extensive networks for the benefit of Japanese local authorities’ overseas efforts and offer flexible and detailed support. They also provide information about local authorities overseas including tourism, products, and welfare, and can conduct individual surveys.

The London Office of CLAIR, the Japan Local Government Centre, is responsible for the following area: UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria, Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland.