June 30 , 2021
Office of the Governor for Policy Planning
In order to prevent ivory and ivory products, of which international trade is regulated by the Washington Convention, from being illegally taken out of Japan, we will implement the following measures in cooperation with the national government based on the opinions of the Advisory Council on Regulation of Ivory Trade for the Tokyo 2020 Games.
The following is requested of Special International Species Operators with facilities in Tokyo that are registered based on the Act on Conservation of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.
In order to spread awareness that illegally taking ivory products overseas is prohibited, we will create multilingual posters and other materials with the cooperation of the national government, and release information inside and outside Japan.
Policy Coordination Section,Policy Coordination Division,Office of the Governor for Policy Planning