December 17, 2020
Bureau of Citizens and Cultural Affairs
We are pleased to announce that the Tokyo Metropolitan Government has become a co-founder of CHANGE (the City Hub and Network for Gender Equity), the world’s first international city network dedicated to the pursuit of gender equality.
Tokyo Governor Koike Yuriko joined the opening event with a video message. The content of her message is attached with this notice.
CHANGE (City Hub And Network for Gender Equity)
CHANGE was established with the aim of sharing best practices in tackling sexism, misogyny, and gender-based injustice in liaison with the co-founding cities.
Barcelona, Freetown, London, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Tokyo (in alphabetical order)
* The mayor of Los Angeles was chosen to be the first chairperson of the network.
The leader of each city gave a brief presentation on the current situation, efforts, and future vision of gender equality. Tokyo Governor Koike joined via video message.
Monday November 23, 2020 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. (PST)
(Japan time: Tuesday November 24, 2020 2:00 - 3:00 a.m.)
Joint press release Please see Attachment 2(PDF:379KB).
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