Tokyo Metropolitan Government's Basic Strategy for City Diplomacy

Tokyo Metropolitan Government's Basic Strategy for City Diplomacy

With the aim to clarify Tokyo’s basic stance and policy direction on city diplomacy, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) compiled Tokyo’s Basic Strategy for City Diplomacy in December 2014. This strategy is expected to play a key role in achieving the goals of the TMG set forth in the Long-Term Vision for Tokyo.

In order to successfully deliver the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games and implement policies that will make Tokyo the world’s best city, which will directly benefit the lives of Tokyo’s residents, the TMG is actively promoting city diplomacy based on the following goals and key principles.

Goals

1. Ensure the successful delivery of the Tokyo 2020 Games
2. FInd solutions to common urban challenges
3. Make Tokyo a global city

Key Principles

1. Strategically advance city diplomacy as an effective means to implement policies that will contribute to Tokyo's advancement.
2. Undertake city diplomacy as a TMG-wide endeavor and have its benefits reach the residents to improve their lives.
3. Conduct city diplomacy in cooperation and collaboration with the central government and contribute to the international community.

Details

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s Basic Strategy for City Diplomacy (outline)…PDF (191KB)
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s Basic Strategy for City Diplomacy…PDF (369KB)

Inquiries

Planning Section, International Affairs Division
Office of the Governor for Policy Planning
Phone: 03-5388-2242
Contact
Management Section
International Affairs Division
Office of the Governor
for Policy Planning
11th Fl., Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building No. 1
2-8-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku,
Tokyo 163-8001

TEL: 03-5388-2222
FAX: 03-5388-1215
Email:
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