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 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 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
International Association of Risk Management in Medicine - Tokyo
World Karate Organization - Tokyo

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

Future Events in Japan

2036 Biennial SymposiumJoint IUBMB-IUPAC International Carbohydrate Organization - Tokyo

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

2026 International Congress of ActuariesInternational Association of Consulting Actuaries - Tokyo

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

View More Future Events (118) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Japan

2021 International Congress – Woodrise Alliance - Kyoto
2021 Asian Conference on Tumor Ablation – Asian Society of Tumor Ablation - Tokyo
2021 Biennial Meeting – International Endotoxin and Innate Immunity Society - Kobe
2021 Global Conference on Consumer Electronics – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - Kyoto
2021 Annual Congress – Asian Society for Vascular Surgery - Sapporo
2021 International Conference on Ion Beam Analysis – International Conference on Ion Beam Analysis - Toyama City
2021 PIXE : International Conference on Particle-Induced X-ray Emission – International Conference on Particle Induced X-ray Emission - Toyama City
2021 Congress – International Association of Hand Papermakers and Paper Artists - Toyota
2021 ICEF : Annual Innovation for Cool Earth Forum – Innovation for Cool Earth Forum - Tokyo
2021 Biennial General Membership Meeting – International Federation of Pharmaceutical Wholesalers - Tokyo
2021 Annual Meeting – Science and Technology in Society Forum - Tokyo
2021 NSS : Nuclear Science Symposium – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - Yokohama
2021 MIC : Medical Imaging Conference – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - Yokohama
2021 Congress – International Cablemakers Federation - Tokyo
2021 Quadrennial World Conference – Japan Association for Earthquake EngineeringJapan Association for Earthquake Engineering

View More Past Events (17062) in The International Congress Calendar

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