Osaka, where the G20 Summit Meeting will be held, is the biggest city in the western Japan. It is known as a city of craftsmanship and manufacturing prowess, and is home to small and medium sized enterprises. See the deep world of craftsmanship in Osaka alive over generations and centuries.
Niigata city hosted the G20 Agriculture Ministers’ Meeting. It is one of the top producers of rice in Japan, and is making new improvements in agriculture through the use of technology nowadays. Watch the latest projects that show today’s agriculture in Niigata.
Tsukuba city is the host city of the G20 Ministerial Meeting on Trade and Digital Economy. It is one of the top academic and innovative cities in Japan with many researchers from overseas. Watch some examples of the latest digital and technological inventions happening in Japan.
Fukuoka city will host the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting in June 2019. Recently, the city is rapidly gaining popularity among start-ups from overseas. Watch how Fukuoka is supporting start-up entrepreneurs from all over the world who strive for their ambitions.
The G20 Ministerial Meeting on Energy Transitions and Global Environment for Sustainable Growth will be held in Karuizawa town. Known as a “four-seasons premier mountain resort”, the town is recently making actions to utilize natural energy in daily basis. See more of the unique cases in Karuizawa to become environmentally friendly town.
Matsuyama city will host the G20 Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting that will be held in September 2019. The city is not only known for sightseeing spots and hot springs, but also for facing a transformation in people’s working styles. See the reality of changing working styles and attempts of people in the city to become a better community for living.
Okayama city will host the G20 Health Ministers’ Meeting in October 2019. Known as a city with advanced medical services, it is recently improving overall health level of the residents with Social Impact Bond (SIB). Projects that utilize medical data for better health also have started. Check out the city-wide efforts of Okayama seeking for the new way to achieve a society with health and longevity.
The G20 Tourism Ministers’ Meeting in October 2019 will be held in Kutchan, a town in Hokkaido prefecture. It is a very popular winter resort with world-class powder snow as well as an exciting adventure destination all year around. See how the foreign residents in Kutchan utilize its resources to the fullest, while cooperating with the local people to make Kutchan a sustainable destination.
Nagoya city will host the G20 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in November 2019. It is one of Japan’s major hubs of the international commerce. Watch the state-of-the-art logistic system in the trading hub, the Port of Nagoya, and also a story of a local manufacturing company that has been exporting its products around the world from its hometown Nagoya.