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Date : August 22, 2018

Two Years until the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games—Leveraging the Games as an Opportunity for Societal Change

post date : 2018.08.10

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In two years, the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games will be held on August 25, 2020. The FPCJ has invited briefers including Mr. Yasushi Yamawaki, Vice President of the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, and Mr. Junichi Kawai, a six-time Paralympic swimmer who won 21 medals, including five golds, and is now Vice Chair of the Tokyo 2020 Athletes' Commission, to speak about preparations for the Games, the relation between athletes and the Games, and larger social changes leveraging the Paralympics as an opportunity.




Mr. Yasushi Yamawaki, Vice President, Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games

Mr. Junichi Kawai, Vice Chair, Tokyo 2020 Athletes' Commission (Paralympian)

Mr. Hisashi Nakaminami, Head of Paralympic Games Integration Office

Date: August 22 (Wed), 2018, 14:00-15:30

Place: Foreign Press Center Japan (6th floor, Nippon Press Center Bldg)

Language: Japanese (with consecutive English interpretation)

【Reservation required: 40 openings available】

Due to the size of the venue, you must apply in advance. 
Thank you for your understanding. 

*Embassy representatives and FPCJ supporting members may also attend the briefing as observers (admission free).

In principle, only one person will be accepted from each organization.
If all openings have been filled, your application may be rejected.
Please note that FPCJ will not reply to your application, unless NO openings are available.
Thank you for your understanding.

*No car park is available. Please use a nearby car park if you come by car.

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