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【INFO】Live-streaming of the Tokushima International Consumers Forum 2022 to be held on October 25, 2022

The Consumer Policy Department of the Tokushima Prefectural Government is promoting consumer administration and education initiatives in cooperation with the Consumer Affairs Agency’s Strategic Headquarters for Frontiers of Consumer Policy, a Japanese governmental body established in Tokushima Prefecture as a national hub of policy development and international operations in consumer administration.

The Tokushima International Consumer’s Forum 2022, organized by the Tokushima Prefectural Government, brings together officials of the Consumer Affairs Agency of Japan and experts in consumer issues from Europe, the U.S.A., Australia, and ASEAN countries to discuss consumer problems and solutions to facilitate the process of building a sustainable society to achieve the SDGs (2030) and carbon neutrality (2050) goals.

The Forum will be live-streamed on the website below. We hope this Forum will facilitate forward-looking discussions, contribute to international consumer policies, and help improve people’s lives as consumers worldwide.

Further details:

1. Main theme

Connect to the Future! Consumers Rise to the Challenge of Creating a Sustainable Society

― Capturing the Latest Trends in DX and GX ―

2. Date and Time (Japan Time)

October 25, 2022 (Tuesday), 9:40 AM-17:00 PM (live-streaming)

3. Schedule (Japan Time)

9:40-10:00 Opening Remarks

10:00-10:20 Speech by the Governor of Tokushima Prefecture

10:20-10:40 Keynote Speech

Video Message from the Director-General of Consumers International

10:50-12:30 Session 1

Session with the world’s top leaders in ethical consumption from the U.K., Australia, the U.S.A., France, and the Philippines

13:40-15:10 Session 2

“Future” session with the youth from Tokushima Prefecture and ASEAN (Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand)

15:30-17:00 Session 3

Joint session with the Consumer Affairs Agency

*For more details, please visit the website of the Tokushima International Consumer’s Forum 2022 shown below.

Tokushima International Consumer Forum 2022 website: