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 Association of Rural Health and Medicine - Ibaraki
Unitas Malacologica - Kashiwa
International Society for Experimental Microsurgery - Kyoto
International Association of Physiological Anthropology - Tsukuba
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 Committee on Rheology - Kyoto
International Society for Immunology of Reproduction - Toyama City
International Kendo Federation - Tokyo
International Association for Boundary Element Methods - Kyoto
International Association for Gnotobiology - Tokyo
International Society for Mangrove Ecosystems - Okinawa
World Academy of Nursing Science - Tokyo
International Kyudo Federation - Tokyo
International Consortium on Geo-disaster Reduction - Matsue
International Sports Chanbara Association - Yokohama
International Institute of Innovative Acoustic Emission - Kyoto

View More profiles (739) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Japan

2036 Biennial SymposiumJoint IUBMB-IUPAC International Carbohydrate Organization - Kyoto

2026 Quadrennial CongressInternational Actuarial Association - Tokyo

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

2026 IRC : International Rubber ConferenceInternational Rubber Conference Organisation - Fukuoka

2025 WFUMB CongressWorld Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology - Kyoto

2025 Quadrennial ConferenceInternational Turfgrass Society - Kyoto

2025 World Rose ConventionWorld Federation of Rose Societies - Kyoto

2024 CongressInternational Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property - Yokohama

2024 International Congress of Entomology (ICE)Council for International Congresses of EntomologyJapan Insect Science Association

2024 World Congress on Dental TraumatologyInternational Association of Dental Traumatology - Tokyo

2024 World CongressCollegium Internationale Neuropsychopharmacologicum - Tokyo

2024 Biennial SymposiumInternational Handbell Committee - Tokyo

2024 SymposiumInternational Symposium on Tardigrada - Tokyo

2023 Colloquium Spectroscopicum InternationaleColloquium Spectroscopicum International - Tokyo

2023 Asian Horticultural CongressInternational Society for Horticultural ScienceHorticultural Science Society of Thailand

View More Future Events (144) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Japan

2021 International Symposium on Epstein-Barr Virus and Associated Diseases – International Association for Research on Epstein-Barr Virus and Associated Diseases - Asahikawa
2021 Digital Humanities Conference – Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations - Tokyo
2021 Annual International Conference – International Association for Energy Economics - Tokyo
2021 World Saxophone Congress – International Saxophone Committee - Kurashiki
2021 Session – International Olympic Committee - Tokyo
2021 Quadrennial Congress – International Federation of Comparative Endocrinological Societies - Sendai
2021 Triennial International Conference on Aperiodic Crystals – International Union of Crystallography - Sapporo
2021 Annual Conference – Asian Criminological Society - Kyoto
2021 IIR Conference on HFO Refrigerants and low GWP blends – International Institute of Refrigeration - Osaka
2021 International Conference on Computing in Economics and Finance (CEF) – Society of Computational Economics - Tokyo
2021 Combined meeting – Asia Pacific Orthopaedic AssociationAsia Pacific Spine Society
2021 International Symposium on Laser Precision Microfabrication – International Symposium on Laser Precision Microfabrication - Hirosaki
2021 Conference – International Cell Senescence Association - Osaka
2021 Conference – International Conference on New Diamond and Nano Carbons - Tokyo
2021 Annual Conference – Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams - Fukuoka

View More Past Events (16995) in The International Congress Calendar

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