Convention of Nikkei & Japanese Abroad

The 53rd Convention of Nikkei and Japanese Abroad

October 30th-31st,November 1st, 2012



The object in holding the convention is to furnish opportunities for the Japanese descendants all over the world to provide information about their countries and to discuss among themselves ways of further strengthening ties of brotherhood and solidarity while keeping in mind the significance of cultural and personal exchanges as the main theme.
It is cordially requested that as many Nikkeis and Japanese Abroad as possible will attend this convention.





■ Theme ■

Let us walk the road of "Japan's rebirth" together with Japanese people!
-Tasks of overseas Japanese and Nikkei asked


■ Participants ■

Overseas 20 countries. About 200 participants.



■ Program ■


30th Oct
At Kensei Kinenkan






Special Report and Information Session on the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake Disaster

-Four Serious Sufferings from Earthquake, Tsunami, Nuclear Accident, and Harmful Romor



Welcome Party attended by the Imperial Family


31st Oct

*Choose the course A or B.

■A Course:Meeting of Country Representative

9:30~16:15  (At JICA Research Institute)


[Working Group Meeting Themes]

  • Japanese culture and Nikkei Society
  • Nikkeis Living in Japan
  • Nikkei Youth 

■B Course:Official Tour  (Meet at the Kensei Kinenkan)


*The course is here


After taking a rest at Toshi Center Hotel,We are going to Iikura

Guest House

■A/B Course:At Iikura Guest House


Welcome Reception hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan


1st Nov

At Kensei Kinenkan


Adoption of the Conference Declaration  



Awarding Ceremony  



Presentations by Nikkei Children Living in Japan  



Lunchon hosted by Speakers of the House of Representatives and the President of the House of Councillors  


※The Program is subject to partial change.




■ Transportation ■

Kensei Kinenkan

(For Registry & Ceremony)
1-1-1, Nagata-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo


Use subway "Yurakucho line", "Hanzomon line", or "Nanboku line". Get off at "Nagatacho" station. 5-minute-walk from the "2nd Exit". Subway "Chiyoda line" or "Marunouchi line" can be used as well. Get off at "Kokkai gijido mae" station and walk about 7 minutes from the "2nd Exit".



JICA Research Institute

(For The Representatives' Meetings)
10-5, Honmura-cho, Ichigaya, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo


Use JR "Chuo line","Sobu line". Get off at "Ichigaya" station.About 10-minute-walk from the station. Subway "Yurakucho line","ToeiShinjyuku line"can be used as well. Walk about 10 minutes from the "A1/4 Exit". Or "Yurakucho line","Nanboku line"also can be used. About 10-minute-walk from the "6th Exit".



■ MAP ■



■ Organizer ■

The Association of Nikkei and Japanese Abroad