Supporting secretariat established

The Embassy of Japan to Sweden has invited a number of organizations and bodies to support and take part in the celebrations and has initiated a Supporting secretariat for the events and projects which will take place in Sweden during 2018. 

The purpose of the Supporting Secretariat is to:
-spread information about the Anniversary via a homepage (
-arrange meetings for the exchange of information between organizers of celebration activities and projects
-encourage organizations and individuals to take part in the celebrations by organizing events and projects in Sweden during 2018

H.E. Ambassador Jun Yamazaki has asked Mr. Edvard Fleetwood of the Sweden-Japan Foundation to be the Secretary General of the secretariat and to chair of the meetings of the group of supporting organizations.

HE Ambassador Jun Yamazaki held a ”kick-off” dinner for the Support secretariat members at his residence on March 10.”