CLAIR Overseas Offices


About Japan

“Local Government in Japan” is a regularly revised publication produced by CLAIR divided into three sections; Outline of Local Autonomy in Japan, Challenges Facing Local Governance and Current Topics in Local Autonomy.

The latest edition published can be downloaded here.

To find out more about the individual prefectures of Japan in more detail please click here for a list (PDF) of all their tourism websites.


Central Government

White Papers

Japanese Newspapers

Japanese Organisations in the UK

JET Programme and JET Alumni Association