Japan Smart Cities Alliance

Japan Cities Community

Cities in Japan are supported by the World Economic Forum through a dedicated team based in C4IR Japan. Cities actively engaged in this community are shown below.

What's new

Global Technology Governance Summit, Tokyo 2021

The World Economic Forum is hosting its first Global Technology Governance Summit this April in Tokyo. The G20 Global Smart Cities Alliance will be hosting several sessions at the summit, where you can learn more about the activities of the Japan Cities Community and the most prominent smart cities initiatives Japan. If you are interested in participating, please register at weforum.org.

Policy Roadmap

You can find links to the first five model policies translated into Japanese below:

Get in touch

If you would like to engage with the G20 Japan Smart Cities Alliance, you can:

  • Join our Working Group of policy experts to develop new policies;
  • Join our Support Network to help Japanese cities implement better policies;
  • If you are a government officer, you can join our cities community.


If you are interested in joining this community, please get in touch with Yuta Hirayama in the Alliance Secretariat, at yuta.hirayama@weforum.org