News (Archive)


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

Conferral Ceremony of the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon on
Dr.Fatih Birol, Chief Economist, the IEA (International Energy Agency) (30 January 2014)

(13 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)


Ambassador Yoshikawa has been reappointed as the Chair of the Executive Committee for 2012 at the OECD Council. (11 Dec.2012)

Education at a Glance - Country Note on Japan (11 September 2012)

On 14 March 2012, the Delegation of Japan and the OECD co-organised a memorial event for the Great East Japan Earthquaque.(14 March. 2012)

On Feb.3 "Thank you from JAPAN" will be broadcasted by NHK World to convey our thanks to all who have helped and supported Japan concerning the Great East Japan Earthquaque.
(2 Feb 2012)


Employment Outlook 2011-How does JAPAN compare? (15 Sep. 2011)

Mr. Rintaro TAMAKI, Japanese Vice Minister of Finance for International Affairs, named OECD Deputy Secretary-General (7 Jul. 2011)

Address by PM Kan at the OECD 50th Anniversary Celebration (25 May 2011)
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Overview of the Economic Survey of Japan (pdf) (22 Apr. 2011)
Launch of the Economic Survey of Japan - Remarks by Angel Gurria, Secretary-General of the OECD (pdf)

Kizuna - The Bonds of Friendship - Message from Prime Minister Naoto Kan (11 Apr. 2011)

Information on safety in relation to radioactivity level (11 Apr. 2011)

Countermeasures for the 2011 Tohoku-Pacific Ocean Earthquake (28 Mar. 2011)

Message from Prime Minister Naoto Kan regarding assistance received from overseas (22 Mar. 2011)

Donations following the 2011 Tohoku - Pacific Ocean Earthquake (17 Mar. 2011)

A book of condolence has been made available in memory of the victims of the 2011 Tohoku - Pacific Ocean Earthquake (17 Mar. 2011)

Mr. Masatsugu ASAKAWA, Deputy Vice Minister for International Affairs of the Japanese Ministry of Finance elected as the new Chair of the OECD's Committee on Fiscal Affairs (26 Jan. 2011)


Ambassador Yoshikawa has been appointed as the Chair of the Executive Committee for 2011 at the OECD Council.(16 Dec. 2010)

Economic Outlook 88 (Japan Country Summary) (18 Nov. 2010)

Environmental Performance Review of Japan (16 Nov. 2010)

CNN International broadcasted special programmes (i-List Japan) and advertisements (Cool Japan, Infrastructure, Visit Japan) for Japan Nov. 8-20 2011

Obesity and the Economics of Prevention: Fit not Fat - Japan Key Facts (23 Sep. 2010)

The Three-Step Economic Measures for the Realization of the New Growth Strategy

Emergent Action to Currency Appreciation and Deflation (10 Sep. 2010)