Global civil society activity in Japan

Japan is an island country in East Asia, located in the northwest Pacific Ocean. It is bordered on the west by the Sea of Japan, and extends from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north toward the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south. Part of the Ring of Fire, Japan spans an archipelago of 6852 islands covering 377,975 square kilometers (145,937 sq mi); the five main islands are Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, and Okinawa. Tokyo is Japan's capital and largest city; other major cities include Yokohama, Osaka, Nagoya, Sapporo, Fukuoka, Kobe, and Kyoto.

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

Top 10 over 20 years

Japan is ranked #10 over a 20 year period,
with 9220 meetings since 1999.

Top 10 in 2019

Japan is ranked #5 in 2019, with 622 meetings.

Local UIA Partner

Japan National Tourism Organization


Local UIA Partner

Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau


Local UIA Partner

Tokyo International Forum


Local UIA Partner

Kobe Convention Bureau


Local UIA Partner

Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.


Organizations based in Japan

International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences - Osaka
International Tropical Timber Organization - Yokohama
International Association of Ports and Harbors - Tokyo
International Federation of Cheerleading - Tokyo
International Retrovirology Association - Tokyo
International Sumo Federation - Tokyo
International Ceramic Federation - Sendai
International Association of Rural Health and Medicine - Ibaraki
Unitas Malacologica - Kashiwa
International Society for Experimental Microsurgery - Kyoto
International Association of Physiological Anthropology - Tsukuba
World Federation of Skull Base Societies - Osaka
International Organization of Psychophysiology - Osaka
International Association for the History of Religions - Tokyo
Ikebana International - Tokyo
World Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology - Tokyo
International Computer Games Association - Ishikawa
International Committee on Rheology - Kyoto
International Society for Immunology of Reproduction - Toyama City
International Association for Earthquake Engineering - Tokyo
International Kendo Federation - Tokyo
International Association for Boundary Element Methods - Kyoto
International Association for Gnotobiology - Tokyo
International Society for Mangrove Ecosystems - Okinawa
International Alliance of Research Universities - Tokyo

View More profiles (750) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Japan

2036 Biennial SymposiumJoint IUBMB-IUPAC International Carbohydrate Organization - Tokyo

2026 Tradition, diversity, innovationInternational Actuarial Association - Tokyo

2026 Asia-Pacific Microwave ConferenceInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - Fukuoka

2026 IRC : International Rubber ConferenceInternational Rubber Conference Organisation - Fukuoka

2025 Quadrennial ConferenceInternational Turfgrass Society - Fukuoka

2024 CongressInternational Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property - Yokohama

2024 World CongressCollegium Internationale Neuropsychopharmacologicum - Tokyo

2024 Biennial SymposiumInternational Handbell Committee - Tokyo

2024 SymposiumInternational Symposium on Tardigrada - Tokyo

2023 Quadrennial CongressInternational Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics - Tokyo

2023 GASS : Triennial General Assembly and Scientific SymposiumUnion radio-scientifique internationale - Sapporo

2023 Triennial CongressInternational Federation of Automatic Control - Yokohama

2023 Biennial CongressWorld Confederation for Physical Therapy - Tokyo

2023 Quinquennial CongressInternational Societies for Investigative Dermatology - Tokyo

2023 SRF : Biennial International Conference on Radio-Frequency SuperconductivityNishina Center for Accelerator-Based Science, Japan - Saitama

View More Future Events (90) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Japan

2021 Conference – International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence - Yokohama
2021 PRICAI : Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence – Pacific Rim International Conferences on Artificial Intelligence - Yokohama
2021 Biennial Conference – Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network - Yokohama
2021 Biennial Congress – World Federation of Master Tailors - Yokohama
2021 Annual Meeting – Women in Nuclear - Yokohama
2021 Summit – International Society for the Study of Information - Sendai
2021 Conference – International Human Science Research Conference - Tokyo
2021 Session – International Olympic Committee - Tokyo
2021 International Congress – International Association of Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women - Tokyo
2021 International Rock Congress – International Rock Climbing Research Association - Tokyo
2021 Triennial Forum – Asian Pacific Phycological Association - Sapporo
2020 Annual General Assembly – World Federation of International Music Competitions - Hamamatsu
2020 Gustav Lorentzen Conference on Natural Refrigerants – International Institute of Refrigeration - Kyoto
2020 Biennial Scientific Meeting – Asia Cornea Society - Osaka
2020 Biennial Conference – International Law Association - Osaka

View More Past Events (16534) in The International Congress Calendar

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