Expanding Partnerships, Promoting Stability
The Japan Coast Guard — Maintaining Maritime Order
The Japan Coast Guard is working to improve the capabilities of coast guard organizations’ with particular emphasis on those in the Indo-Pacific region. It aims to maintain the maritime order through the dispatch of specialist teams and the establishment of a master’s degree program.
Broadening Economic Partnerships
Economic zones based on free and fair rules that promote global sustainable growth are spreading in the increasingly borderless global economy
Islands of Abundant Nature Spoiled by Ocean Waste
Visit Tsushima and save its pristine shore from plastic waste
YOUNG INNOVATORS FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE
Brilliant Proposals from Young Students at the G20 Ministerial Meetings
Faced with pressing global problems, young people leading the future of the planet have begun to take action. Their flexible ideas offer hope for a sustainable world.
Controlling Wildfires with Japanese Eco-Friendly Technology
Wildfires raging in the tropical rainforests of South America pose a serious problem. Now, a Japanese company, working with naturally-sourced soap, has developed an eco-friendly soap-based foam to fight fires. Field trials against wildfires are giving promising results.
TOKYO 2020: Japan’s Preparations for the Olympic/Paralympic Games
All is Ready for a Safe and Secure Tokyo 2020 Games
With AI facial-recognition systems and autonomous patrolling security robots, the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 are geared up and ready to go with state-of-the-art Japanese technology
Japanese Individuals Contributing Worldwide
A Sparkling Joy for Little Bookworms in Thailand
A blind Japanese woman has started a foundation that runs libraries and childhood literacy centers in rural Thailand. The projects promote the joy of reading and learning among children and adults, regardless of whether or not they have any disabilities.
Friends of Japan
Handbuilt Teahouses Convey the Japanese Spirit in Mexico
Film director Roberto Behar was mesmerized by Japanese teahouses when he happened upon a design in the 1980s. After more than 30 years practicing the tea ceremony, he now teaches other Mexicans about the joy and deep meaning of the art.
The JET Programme
India and Japan, a Friendship Born of the Medical Industry
Dasari Ramesh, who came to Toyama Prefecture from Andhra Pradesh State in India as a Coordinator for International Relations (CIR), is building a relationship of economic exchange between the two regions
PORTRAITS OF JAPAN:
Enchanting Colors of Late Autumn
As autumn deepens, the colorful spectacle of exquisite flowers and autumn foliage casts an air different from the beauty of nature formed over many years. The striking disparity between nature’s severity and gorgeousness offers deeply impressive views.
Speech of the Prime Minister
Address by Prime Minister Abe at the Seventy-Fourth Session of the United Nations General Assembly, September 24, 2019
Prime Minister in Action
Prime Minister Abe continues to actively engage in “Diplomacy That Takes a Panoramic Perspective of the World Map.” From August through October 2019, he attended the G7 Summit, the Eastern Economic Forum, and the United Nations General Assembly and held summit meetings with world leaders, visiting France, Russia, United States of America, and Belgium. In Japan, he hosted the TICAD7 as chair and held talks with numerous world leaders who visited Japan.