CLAIR conducts surveys and research on behalf of local governments in Japan covering a variety of topics. Some of this information is available in English and other languages.
Local Governance in Japan
A comprehensive overview of local governance in Japan, including information about legal status, organisation, and current challenges etc.
|English: Local Government in Japan 2016 (2019 Revised Edition)|
|Chinese: 日本的地方自治 2016 (2019 改订版)|
|French: Les collectivités locales au Japon 2016 (2019 - Edition Révisée)|
|Korean: 일본의 지방자치 2016 (2019 개정판)|
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