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Japan Pavilion at the 8th World Water Forum, Brasilia

Japan participated in the 8th World Water Forum EXPO and showcased a wide range of Japan’s technologies and efforts towards achieving the SDGs and sound water cycle management. The Japan Pavilion has been organized by the government of Japan in cooperation with Japan Water Forum. A total of 22 Japanese organizations joined the Japan Pavilion from governments, private sector, academia, and civil society and they have attracted a great number of visitors over the duration of the event.


1. 8th World Water Forum EXPO

DurationSunday, 18 – Friday, 23 March 2018
VenueNational Stadium, Mané Garrincha, Brasilia-DF, Brazil
OrganizationWorld Water Council (WWC), Brazilian Federal Government –
Ministry of Environment, Government of the Federal District
Exhibitors87 exhibitors from 19 different countries (EXPO & FAIR)

2. Japan Pavilion

OrganizationThe Government of Japan
CooperationJapan Water Forum
ThemeConcrete Efforts and Contribution for Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Contents of ExhibitionTechnologies, policies and best management practices by the public and private sectors in the areas of water & sanitation, IWRM, disaster risk reduction, environmental protection, and irrigation, etc.

» 17 Exhibitors of Japan Pavilion (22 organizations)

Central governmental agencies
  • Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
  • Water and Disaster Management Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism / Incorporated Administrative Agency Japan Water Agency
  • Hokkaido Regional Development Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
  • Ministry of the Environment
  • Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
Local governments, associations, CSOs
  • Bureau of Waterworks, Tokyo Metropolitan Government*
  • Shiga Prefectural Government
  • Ono City JAPAN

  • World Children’s Water Forum from Onga River**
  • Kyoto University / 8th World Water Forum Citizens’ Network Japan / Com aqua Water Cooperation Association
  • Japan Global Center for Urban Sewerage (GCUS) / Japan Sewage Works Association (JSWA)
  • Japan Water Forum
Private companies
  • Kajima Corporation
  • CTI Engineering Co., Ltd.
  • Hitachi Zosen Corporation*
  • Mitsubishi Electric do Brasil Comércio e Serviços Ltda.

» Video & Presentation Program
* Video presentation only  ** Oral presentation only
(Reported by Shigenori Asai, Deputy Director, JWF)

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