Global civil society activity in Japan

Japan is an island country in East Asia located in the northwest Pacific Ocean. It is bordered by the Sea of Japan to the west and extends from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south. Part of the Pacific Ring of Fire, Japan comprises an archipelago of 6,852 islands covering 377,975 square kilometers (145,937 sq mi); the country's five main islands, from north to south, 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 Osaka
International Association of Ports and Harbors - Tokyo
International Federation of Cheerleading - Tokyo
International Sumo Federation - Tokyo
International Ceramic Federation - Sendai Miyagi
International Association of Rural Health and Medicine - Ibaraki Osaka
International Society for Experimental Microsurgery - Kyoto Kyoto
International Association of Physiological Anthropology - Tsukuba Ibaraki
World Federation of Skull Base Societies - Osaka Osaka
International Organization of Psychophysiology - Osaka 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 Kyoto
International Society for Immunology of Reproduction - Toyama City Toyama
International Kendo Federation - Tokyo
International Association for Boundary Element Methods - Kyoto Kyoto
International Association for Gnotobiology - Tokyo
International Society for Mangrove Ecosystems - Okinawa Okinawa
International Alliance of Research Universities - Tokyo
International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management - Kyoto Kyoto
World Academy of Nursing Science - Tokyo
International Kyudo Federation - Tokyo
University Space Engineering Consortium - Tokyo

View More profiles (744) 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 Biennial SymposiumInternational Handbell Committee - Yokohama

2024 SymposiumInternational Symposium on Tardigrada - Yokohama

2023 Quadrennial CongressInternational Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics - Tokyo

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

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

2023 ConferenceAsia-Pacific Network of Moral Education - J?etsu

2022 Quadrennial CongressInternational Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering - Kyoto

View More Future Events (104) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Japan

2020 ISAP : International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation – Institution of Engineering and TechnologyUnion radio-scientifique internationale
2020 Annual Meeting – International Association for Dance Medicine and Science - Chiba
2020 Biennial Congress – International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists - Yokohama
2020 Conference – Comité maritime international - Tokyo
2020 Congress – International Art Medal Federation - Tokyo
2020 Water for sustainable development - best practices and the next generation – Asia-Pacific Water Forum - Kumamoto
2020 Biennial Meeting – International Endotoxin and Innate Immunity Society - Kobe
2020 Congress – Asian Pacific Society of Respirology - Kyoto
2020 World Congress – International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy - Nara
2020 Annual Congress – International Cablemakers Federation - Tokyo
2020 Annual Council Meeting – World Business Council for Sustainable Development - Tokyo
2020 Annual General Meeting – International Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation Association - Okinawa
2020 Conference – International Conference on Material Science and Engineering Technology - Kyoto
2020 Asian and Oceanian Epilepsy Congress – International Bureau for EpilepsyInternational League Against Epilepsy
2020 International Conference on the Medical Aspects of Telemedicine – International Society for Telemedicine and e-Health - Fukuoka

View More Past Events (16505) in The International Congress Calendar

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