Share this page

Seminars & Events

Seminars & Events

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo organizes or supports various regional, country specific and/or thematic forums, seminars and workshops every year, usually in cooperation with other stakeholders in Japan.

Detailed information about Seminars & Events
go to Seminars & Events upcoming programmes

2017

INCHEM TOKYO 2017

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo participated in Innovation in Water Management Show held at Tokyo Big Sight, 20-22 Nov. 2017.

ABE Initiative: Africa Business Networking Fair [Kobe]

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo supported the Africa Business Networking Fair on 20 November 2017 in Kobe.

Global Festa Japan 2017 [Tokyo]

A sunny autumn weather was full with the Global Festa Japan 2017 held outdoors in Odaiba, Tokyo. An annual weekend event, the festival is the largest of its kind in Japan where the government agencies, NGOs and the private sectors gather in the context of international development. UNIDO ITPO Tokyo also took part through the exhibition booth, where it attracted families simply looking for a fun weekend, students in search of internship opportunities, and those interested in international development.

The Second Japan-Africa Business Forum [Tokyo]

On July 25th (Tue.) and 26th (Wed.), the largest business event in Japan with a focus on Africa, “The Second Japan-Africa Business Forum” (organized by the External Representation Office for Asia of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the African Diplomatic Corps (ADC) in Tokyo) was held in Tokyo.

Central America Business Seminar

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo organized the “Central America Business Seminar” on 14 June (Wed.) in Tokyo with participation of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua.

Turkey Investment Seminar

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo organized the “Turkey Investment Seminar” on 31 May 2017, together with the Japan Cooperation Center for the Middle East (JCCME) and the Izmir Development Agency (IZKA).

UNIDO Seminar Japan-UNIDO Multi-stakeholder Cooperation Dialogue “An effective partnership for shared prosperity”

UNIDO Seminar was successfully held on 11 April 2017, taking opportunity of UNIDO Director General’s visit to Japan featuring Japan-UNIDO Multi-stakeholder Cooperation Dialogue “An effective partnership for shared prosperity”.

African Business Networking Fair 2017 (Tokyo)

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo co-organized African Business Networking Fair 2017 by JICA on Friday, 24 March, 2017.

Cuba Investment Promotion Seminar

Restoring its relationship with the United States in July 2015, ending the 54 years stretch of distance from one another, Cuba has since further excelled its economic growth along with the efforts to secure foreign investments.

ABE Initiative Seminar (Tokyo)

African Business Education Initiative for Youth is a program initiated by the Government of Japan in the effort to cultivate human resource to play the role of future lead in guiding through Japanese businesses into the African business market.

Madagascar-Japan Business Forum [Tokyo]

On the occasion of an official visit by H.E. Mr. Hery Rajaonarimampianina, President of the Republic of Madagascar, Madagascar-Japan Business Forum was held in Tokyo on Tuesday, 5 December 2017. The event was jointly organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Madagascar and the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO).

Egypt & Nigeria Business Seminar

On 17 February, on the occasion of the visit of CEO, General Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI) and Executive Secretary/CEO, Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) to Japan, UNIDO ITPO Tokyo, together with Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), organized a business seminar on Egypt and Nigeria; two of the most rapidly growing nations in Africa. The venue was quickly filled through advance registration; a sign of much interest from Japan’s business entities towards the two countries.

2016

TICAD VI Follow-up Seminar [Tokyo]

TICAD VI Follow-up seminar “Business Prospects in Africa and Support Schemes” was held in Tokyo on November 16, 2016. The Seminar was jointly organized by African Development Bank (AfDB), African Diplomatic Corps (ADC) and UNIDO ITPO Tokyo.

GMIS ​(Global Manufacturing & Industrialization Summit)

Global Roadshow was held in Tokyo on Wednesday, November 2, 2016. The event was jointly held by GMIS Secretariat and UNIDO, and supported by METI, the UAE Embassy in Tokyo & JCCME.

Seminar on Waste Management Focusing on 5 Asian Countries Held in Tokyo on 27 October 2016

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo organized a seminar on waste management focusing on 5 countries in Asia at Tokyo Big Sight on 27 October 2016.

Africa Business Seminar II - "AFRICAN DREAM in Kansai!" [Kobe]

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo supported the African Business Seminar II “African Dream in Kansai!” on 17 October 2016 in Kobe.

Post-TICAD VI Seminar: Implementing the outcomes of TICAD VI

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo supported the “Post-TICAD VI Seminar: Implementing the outcomes of TICAD VI” organized by the UNU Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) on 11 October 2016 in Tokyo.

Ethiopian Business and Investment Seminar in Osaka

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo supported the “Ethiopian Business and Investment Seminar” organized by the Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in Tokyo on 5 October 2016.

TICAD VI Side Event “Technology Enabling Innovation and Industrialization in Africa” on 27 August, 2016 [Nairobi]

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo cooperated with the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan (METI), the Overseas Human Resources and Industry Development Association (HIDA), and the Japan Productivity Center (JPC), to organize a side event on 27 August at the 6th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI), with the theme “Technology Enabling Innovation and Industrialization in Africa”.

Colombia Seminar

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo, in cooperation with PROCOLOMBIA, organized Colombia Investment
Seminar in Tokyo on 7 July 2016.

Pre-Event for TICAD VI: Public Symposium on 30 June, 2016 [Tokyo]

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo co-organized Pre-event for TICADVI; Public Symposium “Toward TICAD VI – Structural Economic Transformation through Economic Diversification and Industrialization in Africa-” organized by JICA and NEPAD on 30 June 2016 at the United Nations University in Tokyo.

Kenya Business Seminar in Osaka

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo organized Kenya Business Seminar in Osaka on 27 June 2016 at My Dome OSAKA.

Workshop "Emerging business opportunities by means of smart technologies in developing countries"

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo held a workshop, “Business opportunities in developing countries” as a joint event at the “Smart Community Japan 2016” on 16 June 2016.

Smart Community Japan 2016

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo participated in “Smart Community Japan 2016”, an exhibition organized by Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun Ltd., from 15 to 17 June 2016. This event was held at Tokyo Big Sight.

SADC-Japan Business Investment Forum on 9-10 June, 2016

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo co-organized “SADC-Japan Business Investment Forum” by SADC Secretariat and SADC Embassies in Japan on 9-10 June 2016 at the United Nations University in Tokyo.

Ghana Investment Forum in Tokyo

Ghana’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Regional Integration  (MFA&RI), Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC), Ghana Free Zones Board (GFZB), Embassy of Ghana in Japan, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) organized “Ghana Investment Forum” on May 20th (Fri) 2016. UNIDO ITPO Tokyo was one of the co-organizers. 

Kenya-Japan SMEs Investment Forum in Nagoya

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo supported “Kenya-Japan SMEs Investment Forum in Nagoya” organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Kenya in Japan on 17 May 2016.

African Business Networking Fair 2016 in Tokyo

“African Business Networking Fair 2016” was held in Tokyo on 24 March 2016 by JICA. UNIDO ITPO Tokyo was a co-organizer of the event. 

Seminar on Investment Opportunities in Cuba

Seminar on Investment Opportunities in Cuba” was held in Yokohama on 9 March 2016.

ABE Initiative Seminar in Tokyo

“ABE Initiative Seminar” was held in Tokyo on 22 February 2016 by JICA. UNIDO ITPO Tokyo was a co-organizer of the event. 

 

2015

UNIDO Seminar "Partner for Prosperity"

On 18 December 2015, UNIDO Seminar “Partner for Prosperity” was held at United Nations University (UNU) HQ at Tokyo. The seminar was divided into two sessions, highlighting the contents of the Industrial Development Report (IDR) 2016 recently published at UNIDO HQ in Session I and focusing on the UNIDO’s concrete programmes and activities in the field of investment and technology promotion particularly with Japan in Session II.

UNIDO World Water Business Seminar - The Current Situation of Water Supply and Business Opportunities in Emerging Countries

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo organized the UNIDO World Water Business Seminar – The Current Situation of Water Supply and Business Opportunities in Emerging Countries at INCHEM TOKYO 2015 on 26 November 2015.

INCHEM TOKYO 2015

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo organized a UNIDO booth on the theme of “Innovation in Water Management Show” at the “INCHEM Tokyo 2015” held at Tokyo Big Sight from 25 to 27 Nov. 2015.

Algeria Business Seminar in Tokyo

“Algeria Business Seminar” was held in Tokyo, on Tuesday, 10 November 2015.

Turkey Investment Seminar - Opportunities in Izmir Region - (Osaka)

The “Turkey Investment Seminar – Opportunities in Izmir Region – ” was held in Osaka on Friday, October 23nd, 2015.

Turkey Investment Seminar - Opportunities in Izmir Region - (Tokyo)

The “Turkey Investment Seminar – Opportunities in Izmir Region – ” was held in Tokyo on Wednesday, October 21nd, 2015.

Seminar: UNIDO-JMA Business Mission to India on Water Sector (Tokyo)

The Introduction Seminar of the UNIDO-JMA Business Mission to India on Water Sector was organized in Tokyo at the Embassy of India on 20 October 2015.

H.E. President Erdoğan of Turkey addresses Investment Seminar in Tokyo

H.E. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan provided closing keynote speakers at the Turkey Investment Seminar in Tokyo, which was supported by UNIDO ITPO Tokyo.

Global Festa Japan 2015 Held

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo took part in the Global Festa Japan 2015, an international cooperation festival, with a booth to promote UNIDO’s activities to the general public. Upwards of 300 people participated in the event to learn about UNIDO’s activities.

Bangladesh Seminar [Tokyo]

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo supported “Bangladesh Seminar” held at JFW International Fashion Fair on Wednesday, 22 July, 2015.

Myanmar fashion handicraft event "Grace"

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo co-organized the event “Grace” promoting the Myanmar’s traditional fashion and handicrafts, together with Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), JETRO and JICA, on 3 July 2015. The event took place on the occasion of the visit of President Thein Sein to Japan.

The Second Follow-up Seminar for “the SADC / Mainichi Forum” [Tokyo]

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo supported “The Second Follow-up Seminar for the SADC / Mainichi Forum” in Tokyo on June 24, 2015.

Turkey Investment Seminar - Opportunities in the Western Black Sea Region -

The “Turkey Investment Seminar – Opportunities in the Western Black Sea Region – ” was held in Tokyo on Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015.

Smart Community Japan 2015

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo took part in the Smart Community Japan 2015 exhibition between 17 – 19 June 2015, by organizing a UNIDO Booth featuring UNIDO’s activities and selected Japanese technologies from companies such as Nomura Kohsan  and Panasonic, as well promoting the Western Black Sea Region of Turkey, with the participation of two delegates from the Western Black Sea Development Agency (BAKKA).

UNIDO Seminar “Sustainable Industrialization for Shared Prosperity”

UNIDO Seminar was successfully held on 14 May 2015, taking opportunity of UNIDO Director General’s visit to Japan featuring “Sustainable Industrialization for Shared Prosperity”.

Meetings with Wood Processing Companies and Savan-SENO Special Economic Zone of Lao PDR

Wood processing companies from Savannakhet, Lao PDR discussed possible business partnership with Japanese private sector on 10 April 2015 in Tokyo. 

The First Follow-up Seminar for “the SADC / Mainichi Forum” [Tokyo]

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo supported “The First Follow-up Seminar for the SADC / Mainichi Forum” in Tokyo on March 24, 2015.

Mozambique Business Seminar (Osaka)

Mozambique Business Seminar was held in Osaka on 6 March 2015 organized by JICA, JETRO, UNIDO ITPO Tokyo, Embassy of Mozambique and CPI.

Mozambique Business Seminar (Nagoya)

Mozambique Business Seminar was held in Nagoya on 5 March 2015 organized by JICA, JETRO, UNIDO ITPO Tokyo, Embassy of Mozambique and CPI.

Turkish Investment Seminar

The Turkish Investment Seminar was held in Tokyo on Friday, February 27th, 2015.
UNIDO ITPO Tokyo supported the event which was organized by ISPAT, JCCME and the BTMU. The programme included a keynote speech by the Hon. Mehmet Simsek, the Minister of Finance of Turkey. A total of 232 participants enthusiastically listened to the latest progress in the country.

Kawasaki International Eco-Tech Fair 2015

Related Web Sites

2014

Seminar on Water Business and Management - Opportunities in Bangladesh, Myanmar and South Africa -

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo organized the “Seminar on Water Business and Management” at the Green Innovation EXPO 2014 on 13 November 2014.

Green Innovation Expo 2014

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo participated in the Green Innovation Expo 2014 (GIE 2014) from 12 to 14 November 2014 with a booth and seminar on Water Business and Management featuring Bangladesh, Myanmar and South Africa. The “UNIDO Green Technology Forum 2014” was also hosted on 12 November.

UNIDO’s Green technology Forum [Tokyo]

UNIDO’s Green Technology Forum was held on 12 November 2014 at Tokyo Big Sight on the sidelines of the Green Innovation Expo 2014. 

Pereira (Colombia) Roundtable Meeting

“Pereira (Colombia) Business Roundtable Meeting” was held in Tokyo on Tuesday, 28th October 2014.

Oman Investment Forum in Tokyo

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo supported and participated in the Oman Investment Forum and Business Meetings organized by the Japan Cooperation Center for the Middle East (JCCME), the Public Authority for Investment Promotion & Export Development (Ithraa), and the Embassy of the Sultanate of Oman in Japan, from 23-24 October 2014 in Tokyo.

  

SADC Trade Investment Tourism Promotion Seminar

SADC Trade Investment Tourism Promotion Seminar was held in Osaka by SADC on Tuesday, 7th October 2014.

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo supported the seminar.

Global Festa Japan 2014

Global Festa Japan 2014 was held at Hibiya Park of Tokyo from Saturday, 4th to Sunday, 5th October 2014.

Turkish Investment Seminar in Tokyo

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo supported the Investment Support and Promotion Agency of Turkey (ISPAT), the Japan Cooperation Center for the Middle East (JCCME) , and the Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi-UFJ (BTMU) to hold a Turkey Investment Seminar on 24 September 2014 in Tokyo.

 

Smart Community Japan 2014

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo took part in the Smart Community Japan 2014 exhibition between 18 – 20 June 2014, by organizing a UNIDO Booth featuring UNIDO’s activities and selected Japanese technologies from companies such as GS Yuasa Corporation and Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd..

East Africa Community (EAC) Business Seminar

As a side event of the Japan Africa Business Forum 2014, East African Community (EAC) Business Seminar -Experiences and Strategies of Businessmen- was held on 12 June 2014.

Lesotho Business Seminar

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo held “Lesotho Business Seminar” in Tokyo on 23 May, 2014.

Tunisia Investment Seminar in Tokyo

With the corporation of JETRO and JCCME, UNIDO ITPO Tokyo organized “Tunisia Investment Seminar” in Tokyo on 22 April, 2014.

Japan-EAC Investment Seminar in Tokyo

Japan-East African Community Investment Seminar was held in Tokyo by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and EAC on 28 March 2014.

 

Networking Meeting with Dr. Frank Sebbowa, Executive Director (UIA)

Networking meeting with Dr. Frank Sebbowa, Excecutive Director, Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) was held in Tokyo on 27 March 2014.

UNIDO Seminar "Partner for Prosperity"

UNIDO held a high level seminar at the UNU in Tokyo to promote UNIDO’s activities and programmes, and to launch the Industrial Development Report 2013.

Kawasaki International Eco-Tech Fair 2014

Related Web Sites

2013

Ethiopia Business and Investment Seminar in Tokoname

Ethiopia Business and Investment Seminar was held in Tokoname city (Aichi pref.) on 6 December 2013.

Ethiopia Business and Investment Seminar in Osaka

Ethiopia Business and Investment Seminar was held in Osaka on 5 December 2013.

INCHEM Tokyo 2013

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo organized a UNIDO booth on the theme of “Green Industry and Water Management” at the “INCHEM Tokyo 2013” held at Tokyo Big Sight from 30 Oct. to 1 Nov. 2013.

Eco-Cities Network in South East Asia, Kitakyushu: "Promotion of Eco-Cities Network in South East Asia"
Global Festa Japan 2013

Global Festa Japan 2013 was held at Hibiya Park of Tokyo from Saturday, 5th to Sunday, 6th October 2014.

Laos Investment Seminar
Investment Promotion Mission from Izmir, Turkey

UNIDO organized an incoming investment promotion mission from Izmir, Turkey from 24-29 June 2013.

TICAD V UNIDO-AU Side Event: Investment and Technology Promotion in Africa: Case Studies
TICAD V UNIDO-AU Side Event: Clean Technologies for Sustainable Industrial Development of Africa
Smart Community Japan 2013

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo participated in the “Smart Community Japan 2013” exhibition with a booth from 29 to 31 May 2013 at Tokyo Big Sight, in cooperation with the Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, VPEC Inc., and Hitachi Metals, Ltd.

Mozambique Investment Seminar
Egypt - Renewable Energy Seminar

The seminar was organized together with the Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Commercial Bureau and supported by the Japan Cooperation Center for the Middle East (JCCME).

Individual Business Meetings with Board of Investment of Sri Lanka

On occasion of the visit of Mr. Shivan de Silva, Executive Director and Mr. Dhammike Basnayake, Deputy Director, Board of Investment (BOI) of Sri Lanka to Japan, ITPO Tokyo organized one-on-one business meetings for BOI with the Japanese private sector.

Kawasaki International Eco-Tech Fair 2013

Related Web Sites

2012

Kingdom of Morocco Investment Seminar

The seminar was organized together with the Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco, Japan Cooperation Center for the Middle East (JCCME), JETRO, Tanger Mediterranean Special Agency (TMSA), Moroccan Agency for Investment Development (AMDI) in Tokyo on Thursday 20 December 2012.

Green Innovation EXPO 2012

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo organized a UNIDO booth on the theme of “Green Industry and Water Management” at the “Green Innovation EXPO 2012” held at Tokyo Big Sight on 14-16 November 2012.

Seminar on Water Business and Management - Opportunities in Cambodia, Russia, Sri Lanka and Viet Nam -

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo organized the “Seminar on Water Business and Management” at the Green Innovation EXPO 2012 on 14 November 2012.

Nigeria Economic Briefing / Investment Forum

UNIDO Regional Office Nigeria and UNIDO ITPO Tokyo supported the Government of Nigeria in organizing the Nigeria Economic Briefing / Investment Forum, on the sidelines of the World Bank / IMF Annual General Meetings in Tokyo, Japan.

Global Festa Japan 2012

Global Festa Japan 2012 was held at Hibiya Park of Tokyo from Saturday, 6th to Sunday, 7th October 2014.

UNIDO Seminar: "Partner for Prosperity"

Related Web Sites

UNIDO organized a business mission to Cambodia

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo dispatched a business mission to Cambodia, 31 July – 3 Aug 2012 to study the investment climate of the country.

World Ministerial Conference on Disaster Reduction in Tohoku

Related Web Sites

UNIDO Booth at Rio+20

Six Japanese Green Technologies, mainly SMEs, exhibited at the UNIDO Booth, Japan Pavilion, Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development from 13-24 June 2012.

Smart Grid Exhibition 2012

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo participated in the Smart Grid 2012 exhibition with a UNIDO Booth from 30 May to 1 June 2012 at Tokyo Big Sight, in cooperation with the Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, UNIDO-ICHET, the UNU Media Center, and VPEC Inc.

Dr. Nishikawa, Deputy to the Director-General of UNIDO, took part in the 'East Asia Low Carbon Growth Partnership Dialogue' held in Tokyo.

Related Web Sites

Turkey Business Meetings

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo and the Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkey (DEIK) jointly organized a ‘business meetings’ event on 10 April 2012 in Tokyo.

Japan - SADC Infrastructure Investment Seminar in Tokyo

Related Web Sites

Turkish Investment Seminar
Kawasaki International Eco-Tech Fair 2012

Related Web Sites

Banana Textile Forum: "To Design a Sustainable Society"

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo and Tama Art University (TAU) will organize the Banana Textile Forum titled “To Design a Sustainable Society” at the UNU’s U Thant International Conference Hall on Friday 20 January, from 14:00 to 17:00.