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    OECD Tohoku School Project (September 2, 2014)

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    OECD Tohoku School Project (August 30-31, 2014)

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    OECD Ministerial Council Meeting -Keynote Speech by Prime Minister Abe
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    Launch of the OECD Southeast Asia Regional Programme(May 6, 2014)

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    OECD Ministerial Council Meeting(May 6-7, 2014)

    photo by OECD/Herve Cortinat

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    Visit by German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the OECD

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Ceremony for the Certificate of Commendation to Mr. Richard Parry, Head of Global Relations Division, Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, OECD
(9 December 2016)

The G7 Health Ministers’ Meeting was held in Kobe City on 11-12 September 2016
(16 September 2016)

Prime Minister's Office of Japan uploaded the new videos : "Design Tomorrow, Infrastructure with Japan"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KnrHHOSJ7kU (full version)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gcZANDb1qq8 (short version)
(16 September 2016)

The G7 Toyama Environment Ministers’ Meeting was held on 15-16 May, OECD Deputy Secretary-General Rintaro Tamaki was in attendance
(19 May 2016, photos added 26 May 2016)

G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting Held in Sendai City, Japan on 20-21 May 2016, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría in Attendance
(25 May 2016)

Fifth Meeting of the International Finance and Economic Assessment Council held by Prime Minister Abe (April 13)
Remarks by the Secretary-General of the OECD
(14 April 2016)

Minister of the Environment Tamayo Marukawa contributes to the written Ministerial roundtable on combating climate change in OECD Observer (No 304, November 2015)
OECD Observer "Ministerial roundtable: Combating climate change: What policy makers are doing"
(3 December 2015)

Former Director at the Nuclear Damage Compensation and Decommissioning Facilitation Corporation to be appointed as the OECD/NEA’s Deputy Director-General for Legal Affairs and Strategic Resources
Link to OECD/NEA’s website
Link to Press Release by Ministry of Foreign Affirs of Japan
(4 September 2015)

Statement by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (14 August 2015)

World Heritage The Sites of Japan's Meiji Industrial Revolution
(13 July 2015)

Abenomics is progressing! (11 June 2015)

Mr Mamoru Fukuyama, Parliamentary Vice-Minister of the Cabinet Office and of the Environment, visits OECD/NEA (5 May 2015)
(7 May 2015)

Address by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to a Joint Meeting of the U.S. Congress (April 29 2015)
(30 April 2015)

Conferral of the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette upon Mr. Randall Sidney Jones, Senior Economist, Head of Japan Desk, OECD (April 29 2015)
(29 April 2015)

Courtesy Call on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe by Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Ángel Gurría (15 April)
(24 April 2015)

Prime Minister Abe’s speech at the 70th Anniversary Symposium for the establishment of the United Nations
(24 March 2015)

OECD and 21 countries and EU carry out, in corroboration with each other, "OECD International Awareness Campaign on Laundry detergent capsules and packets" from 16th to 23rd in March. In Japan, Consumer Affair Agency participates in this international campaign
Link to publication by Consumer Affair Agency  (Japanese only)
Link to publication by OECD
(19 March 2015)

Abenomics is progressing!  (5 March 2015)

Japan's new Development Cooperation Charter adopted
(10 February 2015)

New Statement by Prime Minister of Japan regarding the hostage incident of Japanese nationals in Syria  (1 February 2015)

Statement by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe regarding the hostage incident of Japanese nationals in Syria  (25 January 2015)

Message from Japan regarding the incident on warning of Japanese nationals' execution  (21 January 2015)

Press Conference by Prime Minister Abe during his visit to the Middle East  (21 January 2015)

The High-Level Panel on Institutional Investors and Long-Term Investment Financing will take place on 13 March 2015. This event will be jointly organized by OECD and ADBI, in co-operation with the Government of JAPAN. It will provide an opportunity to introduce and discuss with senior policy makers and regulators OECD work on institutional investors and long-term financing.
(The link to OECD Home Page: High-Level Panel on Institutional Investors and Long-Term Investment Financing)  (26 January 2015)

The 15th Tokyo Roundtable on Capital Market and Financial Reform in Asia will take place on 11-12 March 2015. This meeting will be jointly organized by OECD and ADBI, in co-operation with the Government of JAPAN.
(The link to OECD Home Page: 15th Tokyo Roundtable)  (26 January 2015)

Launch of "Education at a Glance 2014"  (9 September 2014)  (10 September 2014)
Country note  (Japan)

Launch of the Employment Outlook 2014  (3 September 2014)  (4 September 2014)
Country note  (Japan)

Japan-OECD Symposium on the Environment:Towards a Sustainable Society in Asia was held in Yokohama on 22 July, 2014   (link to Institute for Global Environmental Strategies  (IGES) )  (28 October 2014)

Innovation for Cool Earth Forum  (ICEF)  will be held in Tokyo on October 8, 2014  (2 July 2014)

OECD Global Forum on Environment: Promoting Sustainable Materials Management through Extended Producer Responsibility  (EPR)  was held in Tokyo on 17-19 June Co-Chairs Summary  (link to OECD)  (28 October 2014)

MCM Deliverables  (9 May 2014)

Chair's Summary  (9 May 2014)

Ministerial Statement on Climate Change  (9 May 2014)

2014 Ministerial Council Statement  (9 May 2014)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Fumio Kishida's Visit to the Kingdom of Denmark and Attendance at the First TICAD V (Fifth Tokyo International Conference on African Development) Ministerial Meeting and OECD Ministerial Council Meeting  (9 May 2014)

OECD Ministerial Council Meeting –Keynote Speech by Prime Minister Abe  (May 6, 2014)  (7 May 2014)

Conferral of the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon upon Mr. Luis Echávarri, Director-General of the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency
(29 April 2014)

(17 April 2014)

Mr. Angel Gurria, Secretary-General of the OECD, in Japan, 6-10 April 2014
(14 April 2014)

Japanese Government Launches New Website on Japanese Territory
(7 April 2014)

Comparison of the air dose rate data between cities in Japan and the world's major cities (4 April 2014)

Information on the Final Report on the IAEA Review Mission on Mid-and-Long-Term Roadmap towards the Decommissioning of TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Units 1-4 (issued on Feb 13, 2014) (4 April 2014)

Update of "OECD and Japan"  (18 March 2014)

Video:"Sea of Japan"- A globally established name  (18 March 2014)

Statement by the OECD regarding the status of the accession process with Russia & co-operation with Ukraine  (17 March 2014)

"Japan's 50 years with the OECD" (English)  (French)  (14 February 2014)

Mr. Luis Echavarri's attendance at the 1st IRID international Advisors meeting  (15 January 2014)

Launch of Measuring OECD Responses to Illicit Financial Flows from Developing Countries  (18 December 2013)

Launch of Development Cooperation Report 2014  (5 December 2013)

Launch of OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2012  (3 December 2013)
Country note  (Japan)

World Energy Outlook 2013  (Released on 12 November 2013)  (25 November 2013)

Preliminary Proposed Concepts by the Chair for 2014 OECD Ministerial Council Meeting  (Statement by Ambassador Kodama)

Launch of OECD Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2013  (23 October 2013)

Mr.Tadamori Oshima and Mr. Eisuke Mori, the House of Representatives of Japan vivited the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) for high-level discussions  (11 October 2013)

Launch of the Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India 2014  (OECD Development Centre)  (8 October 2013)

OECD's Gurria backs Abe's move on VAT  (8 October 2013)

OECD Countries and Emerging Economies  (2013 Edition)   (26 September 2013)

Society at a Glance 2011 OECD Social Indicators   (26 September 2013)

Education at a Glance 2013: OECD Indicators (26 September 2013)

International Conference on Future of Cities" in Kitakyushu  (26 September 2013)