Japan Day Seminar 2009

The Recession One Year On: Strategies and Solutions for Local Communities

The Japan Day Seminar is an annual event hosted by the Japan Local Government Centre to raise awareness of Japan and Japanese local government and provide a real-time opportunity to exchange information and ideas on local government policy and best practice concerning both the UK and Japan. Marking the 20th anniversary of the Japan Local Government Centre in London, 2009’s Japan Day Seminar will be held in partnership with the Local Government Association at Local Government House, Westminster, London, on Monday the 23rd of November and will examine the different strategies that local authorities in Japan and the UK have adopted to deal with issues brought on by the recession.

The seminar will begin with three keynote speeches from experts on local government in Japan and the UK and will be followed by a panel discussion.

The seminar will run from 1:30pm to 5:00pm on the 23rd of November, 2009, at Local Government House, Smith Square, London, SW1P 3HZ, and will be followed by a reception. It will be free to attend but registration is necessary. To register email indicating your name, address, organisation, affiliation, and whether you will attend the seminar, reception, or both events.

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