are some links which may prove useful:
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Provides detailed information on Japanese government policy including: culture, economic
affairs, JET and
Embassy of Japan in UK
Website provides information on
the services offered by the Embassy as well as interesting links.
Japanese Mission to the EU
Website devoted to the relationship between
Japan and the EU which includes speeches and economic and political information.
Japan External Trade Organisation
JETRO, the Japan External Trade Organisation,
is a Japanese non-profit, semi-governmental organisation. It supports trade and
business between Japan and other countries by promoting imports into Japan, industrial and
technological co-operation, two-way investment and international exchange.
Japan National Tourist Organisation (JNTO)
Provides information on travel and
accommodation to and within Japan. Ideal if you are planning a visit to Japan.
The Japan Foundation
The purpose of the Japan Foundation is to
promote mutual understanding and friendship on the international scene. It carries
out a broad variety of cultural-exchange programs with personnel exchange as their basic
premise, ranging from such academic pursuits as Japanese studies and Japanese-language
education to the arts, publication, audio-visual media, sports and general life culture.
The website provides information on the Foundation and its work.
The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation
The Japan Society of Scotland
This website provides information
on a wide variety of topics such as; statistics, regions and cities, Kids Web
Japan and contact information for numerous organisations.
Statistical Handbook of Japan