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20/08/2021

TOKYO UPDATES: a brand new media platform from Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG)

TOKYO UPDATES features a range of information related to Tokyo and the policies of TMG. Composed of articles ranging from interviews to editorial contributed by prominent figures, journalists and independent writers, TOKYO UPDATES is unique in its aim to observe the city of Tokyo through a variety of perspectives, including through the lens of TMG […]

04/08/2021

Update: WHAT’S UP, the email newsletter issued by the International Affairs Division of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government

Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) regularly issues an English email newsletter, sent to major cities abroad and embassies and representative offices in Tokyo, to widely introduce Tokyo’s advanced policies and initiatives and the city’s natural and cultural attractions to people around the world. The latest update from TMG include Tokyo 2020 Games related information: 1. Governor […]

02/08/2021

TMG to host “Sustainable Recovery Tokyo Forum” (Re StaRT)

Saturday, August 7, 2021, from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (JST)from 4:00 am ~5:00 am (GMT) Online The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) has been working to implement a “Sustainable Recovery” that contributes to the world’s efforts against climate change and to achieving an economic revival from the COVID-19 pandemic, in which people can enjoy a […]

21/07/2021

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Update – Managing the Movement of People during the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government regularly issues an English email newsletter, which is sent to major cities abroad and embassies and representative offices in Tokyo, to widely introduce Tokyo’s advanced policies and initiatives and the city’s natural and cultural attractions to people around the world. This update includes details of managing the ‘Movement of People during […]

20/07/2021

Online Event – NET ZERO Leaders Summit

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) will hold an online event, “NET ZERO Leaders Summit (Japan Business Conference 2021)” starting on July 28 (Wed.), to promote Japan’s efforts toward achieving net zero and the attractiveness of its investment environment. The main program will consist of panel […]

06/07/2021

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Update – ‘WHAT’S UP’ Newsletter

TMG’s current edition of the ‘WHAT’S UP’ newsletter is now available online with details of Governor Koike speaking at the Pritzker Forum on Global Cities via video message. Other topics covered include information related to the Tokyo 2020 Games: Tokyo 2020 Test Events Initiatives to promote diversity: Ⅰ The concept for the Tokyo 2020 Games […]

02/07/2021

The 11th Iwate Manga Award Contest – Submissions

We are now accepting submissions! You can submit your digital submission via the online submission form! Submission deadline: Submitted works must arrive by 2021/9/21 (Tue) [Theme] An original work based on Iwate or anything Iwate-related. We look forward to seeing themes such as Foods of Iwate, Traditional crafts/ folk entertainment/ festivals/sports of Iwate, The Joy […]

28/06/2021

Invest Tokyo online event “Focus in Tokyo” to be held

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) is implementing a variety of measures to revitalise the financial sector and attract foreign companies to further strengthen its earning power and increase its international presence, with the aim of making Tokyo an international financial centre. For the first time, TMG will be holding a series of Invest Tokyo online […]

21/06/2021

Urban 20 calls on G20 to empower cities to ensure a green and just recovery

The fourth Urban 20 Summit will be held in Rome in September 2021. Ahead of the summit, G20 cities including Tokyo and Osaka, issued a Communiqué urging G20 Leaders to deliver a green and just recovery from COVID-19, ensure global vaccine equity, strengthen local public service provision and expand collaboration with local governments to achieve […]

17/06/2021

The 19th FINA World Championships 2022 Fukuoka, 13 May – 29 May

A New Standard of International Aquatic Sports to Amaze Everyone in Fukuoka! Twenty years since the success of the 2001 event, the FINA World Championships, where top-level aquatic athletes from around the globe go head-to-head, will once again be held here in Fukuoka. This world-renowned compact city will take advantage of its concentrated urban functions […]