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From building resilient infrastructure to realizing a healthy and inclusive society, Japan is leading global efforts and sharing its expertise to create a sustainable future worldwide.

Infectious Disease Control

Since ancient times, infectious diseases have remained an issue having a grave impact upon the world's people. While having implemented appropriate measures domestically to counter a variety of infectious diseases, Japan is now strengthening collaboration across borders and taking a leading role to address this important matter on a global scale.

COVID-19 Response

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken many lives around the world and has had a serious impact on societies and economies. Japan is utilizing an array of knowledge, experience, and technology to carry out suitable countermeasures against this novel disease. At the same time, Japan is mobilizing its resources to make a proactive contribution internationally.


Climate change and rapid urbanization increase social and economic vulnerabilities and require immediate and consorted actions from the global community to address such risks. Japan is promoting disaster-prevention and mitigation measures. These include the use of satellites in torrential-rain forecasting and the development of earthquake-resistance technology.


Developing renewable energy, protecting oceans from plastic waste, and creating a circular economy are just a few examples of imminent yet challenging goals for creating a sustainalbe society. Japan is at the forefront of all these global efforts and shares its expertise and lessons learned with its partners around the world.

Diversity and Inclusiveness

Japan aspires to realize a global community with diversity and inclusiveness. Its knowledge and innovation are making a difference in empowering the disabled, supporting women's self-reliance, and providing equal educational opportunities.

Innovators unlocking
global solutions

Innovations from Japan offer practical lessons to share with people around the world as we face universal challenges surrounding energy use, resource consumption, environmental conservation and the vitality of our communities. Here we look at examples of creative thinking from inventors, companies, city planners, researchers and fashion designers, all of whom are changing things for the better.

Japanese Government to Step Up Promotion of SDGs

xxxBy the year 2030, the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aim to build a world where no one is left behind. Japan's SDGs Promotion Headquarters, led by the Prime Minister, promote SDGs through close collaboration with all stakeholders, including businesses and members of civil society.