Regional International Exchange Activities
Japan-France Local Government Exchange Conference
This Japan-France Local Government Exchange Conference was first held in October 2008 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Japanese-French relations, responding to the call of Nancy, France, and its sister city Kanazawa. Bringing many local governments from Japan and France together, this conference provides an opportunity for them to discuss matters of mutual interests. The event is held every other year.
The 6th Japan-France Local Government Exchange Conference will be held in Kumamoto City !
The 6th Japan-France Local Government Exchange Conference will be held in Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Prefecture in October this year to commemorate the 160th anniversary of Japan-France relations.
The aim of the conference is to provide an opportunity for local governments from both countries to discuss the common issues they face.
Participation is open to local governments which have sister city relationships between Japan and France, and also to any local governments with an interest in international exchange.
Please contact us with any enquiries relating to participating in the conference.
|Date||Tuesday, 9 October 2018 - Thursday, 11 October 2018
(On 8-9 October, a study tour programme will be held for participants from France)
|Location||Hotel Nikko Kumamoto, Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Prefecture|
Towards Developing an Appealing, Sustainable Society
1. Accessible Public Transport
2. Fostering Young Global Talent
3. Local Government Cooperation
- Cultural, Economic Development, and Crisis Management Initiatives
|The participating local governments will be responsible for all travel and accommodation costs|
◆Tuesday, 9 October
◆Wednesday, 10 October
◆Thursday, 11 October
|Year||Hosting Local Government|