Women’s Leadership Promises a Bright Future
Fostering female leadership and making a sustainable world
Spearheading Female Empowerment on the World Stage
As a former leader in the World Bank Group and active role model for female leaders, HONDA Keiko has extensive experience in private sector investment in developing countries. Honda advises younger women to determine the definition of their own success and challenge themselves positively.
Molecular Biologist’s Findings Lead to Better Harvest
Japanese molecular biologist NOMOTO Mika has won a prestigious international female scientist award for her research, which is expected to alleviate the world’s food shortage. With her persistently-inquiring mind, she aims to develop technologies that can contribute to society.
Cutting-edge Technology Monitors Daily Health
A system that lets us “visualize” our health status, from urine alone, was developed by TSURUOKA Maria in her 20s. What has inspired this Japanese entrepreneur to make this contribution to the future of an ever-aging humanity?
A Circle of Women Angling for Community Revitalization
The Tsugaru Strait is known as one of the best tuna fishing grounds in Japan. Here, a group of women are working hard to revitalize the towns where they were born and raised by various means at their disposal. They are the Tsugaru Strait Tuna Women’s Club.
Japan’s Contribution: Breakthrough in Isolating the Novel Coronavirus
Deeper Understanding, Enhanced Experience
“Port of Humanity” Tackling Ocean Waste
TOKYO 2020: Japan’s Preparations for the Olympic/Paralympic Games
Easy to Navigate: Accessible and Comfortable TOKYO 2020
YOUNG INNOVATORS FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE:
Brilliant Proposals from Young Students at the G20 Ministerial Meetings
GRASSROOTS AMBASSADOR: Japanese Individuals Contributing Worldwide
Sustainable Businesses Replacing Foreign Assistance
GRASSROOTS AMBASSADOR: Friends of Japan
International Students in Hokkaido Create a Sustainable Aquaculture Plan
GRASSROOTS AMBASSADOR: The JET Programme
International Exchange Promoting Natural Wonders of Oki
PORTRAITS OF JAPAN:
An Invitation from Flowers
Prime Minister in Action
On February 18, 2020, Prime Minister ABE Shinzo offered strong encouragement to the representatives of the “Ship for World Youth Program” operated by the Japanese government. The Prime Minister expressed his hopes for these young people from around the world who have cultivated their international awareness and leadership through various activities on board and at the ports of call.