Study Tour to Kitakyushu City by the Diplomatic Corps in Japan
October 11, 2013
1. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan will organize a Study Tour with Kitakyushu City for the diplomatic corps in Japan from October 18 to 20.
2. These regional study tours are held every year by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs together with local governments in order to showcase regional attractions such as culture and industries for diplomats in Japan.
3. During this Study Tour, the diplomatic corps in Japan are scheduled to visit the city’s environmental facilities and industrial- and cultural-related facilities and to interact with companies and other organizations in order to deepen their understanding of Kitakyushu City.
In addition, participants are scheduled to attend the “OECD Green Cities Programme Commemorative Meeting for the Kitakyushu Report Publication” and the “International Conference on the Future of Cities,” which will be held in the city.
4. Expected participants:
13 diplomats from 11 countries
Papua New Guinea, Brunei, Bangladesh, Guinea, Haiti, India, Tanzania, Zambia, Argentina, Botswana and Kuwait.
October 18 Community Energy Management System Yaskawa Electric Corporation OECD Green Cities Programme Commemorative Meeting for the Kitakyushu Report Publication Reception hosted by Kitakyushu City October 19 Kitakyushu Eco-Town Next Generation Energy Park Environmental Museum of Water Kitakyushu Eco Life Stage TOTO showroom October 20 International Conference on the Future of Cities Kokura Castle and Kokura Castle Garden Mojiko Retro District