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28 August 2020
Bureau of Olympic and Paralympic Games
Tokyo 2020 Preparation
Tokyo Metropolitan Government
We are pleased to advise you that the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) will resume the City Cast general training online, which the members of the City Cast will be able to undertake safely and securely, instead of holding group training. Since October of last year, the TMG has been providing general training for those who applied for the City Cast (city volunteers) to equip them with the basic knowledge necessary for their activities. However, as part of the measures to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, group training has been postponed since 22 February 2020.
The City Cast members will be able to watch the training videos online on their computers and smartphones.
From Monday 31 August to the end of December 2020
Outline of the Games, how to support various kind of people (such as people with an impairment) and what to expect when participating, etc.
Access the “my page” section of the City Volunteer Portal website.
In addition to the general training, we are preparing online training that will provide useful information on spectator guidance and a system that will allow the City Cast to interact with each other online, based on feedback from the City Cast.
In cooperation with the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee and others, the TMG will examine measures to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus during the activities of City Cast members. So the City Cast can participate with peace of mind, the TMG will provide information on those measures during the training session.
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