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Introduction

JapanJapan (Japan, 日本國)

Join History

  • East Asia Regional Convention (the predecessor of NEAR, 1993~1995)
  • Niigata, Toyoma, Hyogo, Tottori, and Shimane joined in 1993
  • Kyoto joined in 1994
  • Aomori, Yamagata, Ishikawa, Fukui joined in 1995
  • Yamaguchi has participated in the Association as an observer in 1998.

Major Activity

  • As the need to establish an international Association consisting of local governments to promote exchange and cooperation between countries in Northeast Asia had raised, the conference of “East Asia Regional Convention”, the predecessor of NEAR, was held in Shimane in 1993. 10 local governments from 4 countries (Korea, China, Japan and Russia) participated in the conference.
  • In the 2nd Annual Meeting of NEAR held in Toyama in 1998, the participation of Mongol and establishment of Economy & Trade, Culture, Environment, Disaster Prevention, General Exchange subcommittee were approved. In the 2nd Meeting of Working Committee in 1999, the activity of each subcommittee was reported and the sharing expenses was discussed.
  • At the 3rd Annual Meeting in Hyogo in 2000, the members agreed to jointly make efforts to lead participation of local government in North Korea to the Association. In the 3rd Meeting of the Working Committee in 2001, sharing some expenses to open a conference, and the approval for use of sponsorship were discussed.
  • After Toyoma became the coordinator of Environment subcommittee, which was established to easily promote individual projects related to environment such as cooperation for the environment, it performed an investigation of reclaimed lands and drifts along coast of East sea, cooperative observation for migratory birds, published environmental white paper 2003 and held “Symposium of International Environment in North East Asia”.
  • Shimane taking coordinator of Educational & Cultural Subcommittee holds ‘Wings of Northeast Asia Exchange in Shimane’ to improve understanding of each region and friendly exchange between countries through exchange program for young people in Northeast Asia.
  • A Disaster Protection Subcommittee was established to improve responses for disasters happening in Northeast Asia. With central role of Hyogo, the coordinator in the subcommittee, information and personal exchange has been performed, considering the difference in responses for disasters and the variety of disasters like earthquake, flood, bush fire and draught.

 

Contact Information

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No Member Local Government Tel Address Website
1 Aomori Prefecture +81-17-734-9218 青森県 青森市 長島 1-1-1 홈페이지
2 Yamagata Prefecture +81-23-630-2116 山形県 山形市 2-8-1 홈페이지
3 Niigata Prefecture +81-25-280-5962 956-0101 新潟県 新潟市 中央区 新光町 4-1 홈페이지
4 Toyama Prefecture +81-25-280-5962 富山県 富山市 新総曲輪 1-7 홈페이지
5 Ishikawa Prefecture +81-76-225-1316 石川県 金沢市 鞍月 1-1 홈페이지
6 Fukui Prefecture +81-776-20-0294 福井県 福井氏 大手 3-17-1 홈페이지
7 Kyoto Prefecture +81-075 414-4341 京都市 上京区 下立売通新町 西入藪ノ內町 홈페이지
8 Hyogo Prefecture +81-78-362-3025 兵庫県 神戸市 中央区 下山手通5-10-1 홈페이지
9 Tottori Prefecture +81-857-26-7122 鳥取県 鳥取市 東町1丁目 220番地 홈페이지
10 Shimane Prefecture +81-852-22-6463 島根県 松江市 殿町 1番地 홈페이지
11 Akita Prefecture +81-18-860-1218 秋田県秋田市山王 4-1-1 홈페이지