Global civil society activity in Japan

Japan is an island country located in East Asia. It is bordered by the Sea of Japan to the west and the Pacific Ocean to the east, and spans more than 3,000 kilometers (1,900 mi) along the coast of the continent from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Philippine Sea in the south. Part of the Pacific Ring of Fire, Japan encompasses a stratovolcanic archipelago of about 6,852 islands, with five main islands comprising 97% of the country's total area of 377,975 square kilometers (145,937 sq mi).

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

Top 10 over 20 years

Japan is ranked #5 over a 20 year period,
with 7653 meetings since 1998.

Top 25 in 2018

Japan is ranked #11 in 2018, with 579 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

Kobe International University - Kobe

Terra Renaissance - Kyoto

Institute for the Development of Agricultural Cooperation in Asia - Tokyo

Institute of Asian Cultural Studies, Tokyo - Tokyo

Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies Waseda University - Tokyo

Conference of Directors of National Libraries in Asia and Oceania - Tokyo

International Conference on Rapidly Quenched Metals - Miyagi

Japan Overseas Cooperative Association - Tokyo

Institute of International Relations and Area Studies, Kyoto - Kyoto

Global Environmental Action - Tokyo

Japan Network for International Education - Tokyo

World Peace Bell Association - Tokyo

International Green Purchasing Network - Tokyo

Matsumae International Foundation - Tokyo

InterBand - Tokyo

World Winter Cities Association for Mayors - Sapporo

ASEAN Promotion Centre on Trade, Investment and Tourism - Tokyo

International Association of Risk Management in Medicine - Tokyo

Japan International Medical Students Association - Tokyo

World Karate Organization - Tokyo

International Sumo Federation - Tokyo

Japan International Medical Technology Foundation - Tokyo

Ocean Policy Research Institute - Tokyo

Pacific Society - Tokyo

Asian Raptor Research and Conservation Network - Yasu

View More profiles (528) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Japan

2036 Biennial SymposiumJoint IUBMB-IUPAC International Carbohydrate Organization - Yasu

2026 Quadrennial CongressInternational Actuarial Association - Tokyo

2026 IRC : International Rubber ConferenceInternational Rubber Conference Organisation - Tokyo

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

2025 Quadrennial ConferenceInternational Turfgrass Society - Fukuoka

2024 Biennial SymposiumInternational Handbell Committee - Fukuoka

2024 SymposiumInternational Symposium on Tardigrada - Fukuoka

2023 Quadrennial CongressInternational Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics - Tokyo

2023 Quinquennial CongressInternational Societies for Investigative Dermatology - Tokyo

2023 CongressInternational Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property - Yokohama

2023 SRF : Biennial International Conference on Radio-Frequency Superconductivity - Saitama

2023 GASS : Triennial General Assembly and Scientific SymposiumInternational Union of Radio Science - Sapporo

2022 International Conference on Harmful AlgaeInternational Society for the Study of Harmful Algae - Hiroshima

2022 International Conference on Flow Dynamics - Sendai

2022 Biennial Scientific MeetingInternational Society of Hypertension - Kyoto

View More Future Events (94) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Japan

2020 Joint Campus Safety Workshop – Association of Pacific Rim Universities - Sendai
2020 Conference – International Conference on Advanced Materials Research - Okinawa
2020 International Symposium on Artificial Life and Robotics – International Society of Artificial Life and Robotics - Beppu
2020 World Dyslexia Forum – Dyslexia International - Okayama
2020 Triennial Meeting – International Society for Applied Phycology - Okayama
2020 Meeting – Asian Nutrition Society for Sports and Health - Tokyo
2020 Quadrennial World Congress – International Union for Surface Finishing - Nagoya
2020 International Conference on Cybercrime and Computer Forensics – Asia Pacific Association of Technology and Society - Nagoya
2020 Quadrennial Congress – International Federation of Musicians - Yokohama
2020 Annual Conference – European Business History Association - Tokyo
2019 Annual Conference – Institute for Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems - Asia - Ube City
2019 International Hiroshima Symposium on the Development and Application of Semiconductor Tracking Detectors – European Organization for Nuclear Research - Hiroshima
2019 World Conference on Tourism and Culture – World Tourism Organization - Kyoto
2019 Annual Symposium – International Institute for Carbon-Neutral Energy Research - Fukuoka
2019 Session – Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific - Chiba

View More Past Events (16368) in The International Congress Calendar

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