Auckland City

Moving from Auckland to Tāmaki Makaurau

A major programme of public works completed in December 2021 has transformed the connection of the Tāmaki Makaurau/Auckland  City Centre and its harbour, Te Waitematā. These works have introduced greatly enhanced human amenity and cultural expression alongside a significant public transport upgrade of ferry, bus and underground rail services to the heart of the largest city in Aotearoa/New Zealand. These works have been underpinned by an innovative design partnership with Mana Whenua, the indigenous Māori people of this area.

This video showcases some of these Māori people describing the importance of their involvement in these works for their people and as a corner stone of the city’s re-indigenisation programme.


The Asian-Pacific Children’s Convention in Fukuoka (APCC) was created as a commemorative event of the 1989 Asian-Pacific Exposition, in celebration of Fukuoka City’s 100th anniversary. This civic movement, funded by the local government, donations from corporate sponsors and our Supporters’ Association has developed over these 30 plus years. APCC is now taking a step forward to keep building the bridge of OMOIYARI toward 50 and even 100 years from now.

Fukuoka City, Road & Sewerage Bureau

Fukuoka City’s sewerage works to aim at “protecting a comfortable life, enhancing the attractiveness of the city, and connecting sewerage to the future” through initiatives such as contributing to carbon neutral society,effective use of resources, and flood control measures.We are promoting international contributions by solving overseas wastewater issues by utilizing the sewerage technology and know-how of Fukuoka City.



Fukuoka City, Waterworks Bureau

 March 1, 2023 marks the 100th anniversary of the Fukuoka City Waterworks System. Having learned lessons from two major droughts, Fukuoka City has strived to become a water-conscious city and to secure the water sources it needs. The city likewise utilises its long-standing experience and expertise by actively engaging in international cooperation. Fukuoka City is committed to providing the safe, high-quality tap water needed to support both the city’s continued growth as well as the everyday lives of its residents for the next 100 years to come.

Kagoshima City

We, the City of Kagoshima, have published SDGs Guidebooks in order to deepen people’s understanding of SDGs and to further promote SDGs.  The video which summarised the part of ‘Discover, My SDGs!’ shown on the Guidebooks is being posted.   For other initiatives to promote and raise awareness of the SDGs in the city, please visit the City’s website.,&XCHARSET=utf-8&XPORG=,&XJSID=0

Kitakyushu City

Kitakyushu City has been selected by the OECD as a ‘World Model City for the Promotion of SDGs’ and is highly regarded by both domestically and internationally as a city that actively promotes SDGs. We will continue to work towards achieving the SDGs by further promoting initiatives on such as ‘environment’ and ‘international contributions’.

Kumamoto City

Kumamoto City has a variety of appeals that include a rich cultural history symbolized by Kumamoto Castle as well as the abundant greenery and pure water it prides itself on, but more than that, it aims to provide a high-quality lifestyle where everyone can live without worry.

Kyushu University Q-AOS

Grounded in the belief that solving the issues of Asia and Oceania will lead to solutions to issues the world over, Kyushu University Institute for Asian and Oceanian Studies (Q-AOS) promotes interdisciplinary and collaborative research and educational activities by breaking down barriers among academic fields. Based on demand in the countries and areas facing a variety of issues, we will work with people on site to identify, solve, and mitigate the problems of today, and predict to prevent issues expected to be faced tomorrow.

LFC(Local Food Cycling)

Aiming for joyful and safe living where essential things for daily life circulate in the community, we work to create a “local food cycling” system that uses compost to circulate garbage in a radius of 2 km without turning it into garbage. 

We also hold compost and vegetable garden workshops to promote and enlighten the circulation of waste that turns into compost and turns into vegetables.


In Japan, during the 75 years since the end of World War II, there have been seven versions of the National Spatial Strategy.
The overall goal of the Strategy has been to develop land where all citizens can enjoy a rich lifestyle and to form areas of national land based on coexistence with nature, while responding to various challenges of the time.
In this video, we will show an overview from the first national comprehensive development plan with the basic goal of “balanced development between regions” to the “long-term Vision for National Spatial Development” with the goal of 2050.

Oita City

Oita City is characterized by its waterfront industrial area that produces and supplies hydrogen energy to the nearby commercial, residential and agricultural areas. 

The produced hydrogen energy is also being stored and transported around the region.

Saga City

A research project on soybean cultivation  has started in collaboration with Saga City, National University Corporation and a private company.  This project is a study for aiming an efficient soybean growth utilizing CO2, Saga City has a roll to provide information on CO2 collected from cleaning plants.