【NEW】JLGC Online Seminar Video: Financial Promotion of the City of London

JLGC regularly holds online seminars for local government professionals and audiences in Japan led by experts across a range of topics related to local governance and finance in the UK and Europe.   The most recent seminar, ‘Financial Promotion of the City of London as Finance District’ by Midori Yamauchi (Innovation, Growth, Trade and Investment Advisor […]


【INFO】Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications showcases Assistant Language Teachers (ALTs) on JET

Explore the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications’ latest compilation showcasing extraordinary achievements by Assistant Language Teachers (ALTs) on the JET Programme. Dive into this invaluable resource to gain insights into innovative approaches that can significantly enhance the impact of ALTs in educational settings. If you’re in the role of ALT or seeking inspiration for […]


【INFO】Announcing the Tokyo-London Financial Seminar 2024

We are pleased to announce that “Tokyo-London Financial Seminar 2024” will be held in London (31 January 2024), organised jointly by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) and the City of London Corporation. The seminar features an address from the Governor of Tokyo Yuriko Koike and the City of London Lord Mayor Prof. Michael Mainelli and […]


【INFO】Fukushima Revitalisation Information

Revitalisation of Fukushima Prefecture, once severely damaged by the unprecedented compound disaster of earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident caused by the Great East Japan Earthquake, is progressing steadily. On the other hand, the prefecture also faces distinctive challenges such as the decommissioning of nuclear facilities, harmful rumours and fading public interest. This website is an […]


【INFO】Welcome Kitakyushu Campaign

*️ Are you planning a trip to Japan?*️ Are you thinking about where to travel? You are invited to Kitakyushu City in Fukuoka Prefecture with the “Welcome Kitakyushu Campaign”! During a limited period, visitors to Kitakyushu City can receive an electronic coupon that can be used at restaurants and shops in the city, worth 5,000 […]


【INFO】Kawasaki City Products for Sale in London

Kawasaki Goods for Sale in London! This Christmas, let’s give the ‘Made in Japan’ gifts that you can’t find anywhere else in the UK.We are excited to announce the limited-time opening of j-Grab Mall Showroom Stores in London.The schedule is from November 23, 2023 (Thursday) to December 22, 2023 (Friday), lasting for one month! j-Grab […]


【NEW】JLGC Seminar: Carbon Neutral Cities in Japan and the UK

📢 JLGC Seminar: Carbon Neutral Cities in Japan and the UK 📅 November 22, 10.00 (GMT) 📍 Online (register here) Policies to promote carbon neutrality among local and regional governments are increasingly important to reach national net zero targets, with Japan and the UK both committed to achieving these by 2050. In particular, it is […]


【INFO】Tokyo ‘TIME TO ACT’ Climate Action Forum 2023 – October 19

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government is developing the “TIME TO ACT” climate action movement to accelerate effective decarbonization efforts. This forum will share related information and knowledge while calling for concrete actions to be taken with the aim of accelerating renewable energy implementation in cities. 📅 Thursday, October 19, 10.30 AM JST (02.30 AM UK time) […]


【INFO】Invitations Open for the Tokyo-London Green Finance Seminar 2023

Wednesday, October 11, 2023, 5:00pm – 6:30pm Japan Standard Time The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (Office for Startup and Global Financial City Strategy) is pleased to announce the upcoming Tokyo-London Green Finance Seminar 2023. This seminar is held jointly by the two cities in collaboration with the City of London and with the cooperation of the […]


【NEW】Tokyo Metropolitan Government International Affairs Email newsletter

Tokyo Metropolitan Government regularly publishes articles about pioneering policies and initiatives, as well as the attractions of Tokyo including its nature and culture, regularly issuing and sending an English newsletter to some 70 leading cities overseas and all of the embassies and representative offices in Tokyo. New editions of ‘WHAT’S UP’ are now available online […]