Women's Issues

March 5, 2020

Notice of 6th WAW! Postponement

Considering the circumstances surrounding COVID-19, 6th WAW! to be scheduled on April 3(Fri) and 4(Sat) has been postponed.

We will announce the rescheduled date of 6th WAW! later on this website.


This conference is one of the efforts to achieve 'A Society where Women Shine', and continues to be one of the priority issues of Abe Administration. Having many leading figures from all over the world in the conference, we are expecting to active discussions on various women's issues including women’s empowerment. The grand theme of the next WAW! is “WAW! with Men - Free from stereotyping yourself.”

Date (Postponed)

Date: April 3 (Fri) - 4 (Sat), 2020
Venue: Hotel New Otani Tokyo

6th WAW! Registration Form (Closed)

General Audience Registration is now closed

6th WAW! Program

Shine Weeks (Closed)

Registration for official side events is now closed.

[Notes]If you would like to attend official side events, please contact respective organizers.


Gender Mainstreaming Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
TEL: +81-(0)3-3580-3311

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