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UNIDO ITPO Tokyo in brief

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo in brief

UNIDO’s Investment and Technology Promotion Office, Tokyo (UNIDO ITPO Tokyo) was established in March 1981 in accordance with an agreement concluded between UNIDO and the Government of Japan, and is one of 9 offices worldwide belonging to UNIDO’s ITPO Network.

The mission of UNIDO ITPO Tokyo is to help developing and emerging countries and economies in transition in their efforts to achieve inclusive and sustainable economic development by promoting foreign direct investment (FDI) and technology transfer from Japan through various activities including delegate programme (invitation of government officials to Japan), technology transfer (identifying and promoting Japanese energy and environment technologies), seminars and events (country promotion, sector promotion, environment exhibitions), capacity building (special programmes for embassies in Japan), and activities overseas (business missions and networking). In addition, programmes and activities are publicized through services such as the “UNI-World” journal, the “UNIDO Investment News” newsletter, press releases, annual reports, and information dissemination through the office’s homepage.

The geographical coverage of UNIDO ITPO Tokyo extends to the whole developing world. Recently the office has increased its focus on Africa and least developing and emerging  countries in other continents. Sector wise the coverage is also wide, including manufacturing industries, agro-based industries, environment and energy related industries,, as well as promotion of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Expectations are growing for Japan’s contribution to these target areas, based on the country’s broad experience in business and technology development and promotion.
UNIDO ITPO Tokyo believes that its activities can support inclusive and sustainable development in developing and emerging countries, and consequently promote and foster the international outreach of Japanese industries.


Name United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
Investment and Technology Promotion Office (ITPO), Tokyo

UNU HQs Bldg. 8F, 5-53-70, Jingumae, Shibuya-Ku, Tokyo 150-0001 Japan

Tel / Fax

Tel: +81-3-6433-5520 Fax: +81-3-6433-5530


Head Ms. Fumio Adachi biography
Established March 1981
Mission To help developing and emerging countries and economies in transition in their efforts to achieve inclusive and sustainable economic development.
Activities Promotion of Foreign Direct Investment and Technology Transfer from Japan to developing and emerging countries.
• Delegate Programme
• Seminars & Events
• Technology Transfer from Japan
• Capacity Building
• Activities Overseas

• Brochure (here)
Our countermeasures regarding COVID-19 (here)