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Date : February 20, 2023

Twelve Years after the Earthquake, Governor Masao Uchibori Discusses Fukushima’s Reconstruction: The Challenges Ahead (Mr. Masao Uchibori, Governor of Fukushima Prefecture)

post date : 2023.03.01


It has been nearly 12 years since the Great East Japan Earthquake and the TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident. With the release of treated water from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station into the sea scheduled for this spring or summer, the government has announced that it will "Do its utmost to ensure safety and take thorough measures against harmful rumors.”


The FPCJ has invited Governor Uchibori to discuss the current situation of Fukushima at this critical stage, as well as specific policies and issues for a true reconstruction of Fukushima.



■Please note that you cannot physically attend this briefing, as it will be a Zoom webinar. 

■Date: March 9 (Thu), 2023 , 14:00-15:00  (Deadline for application: 12:00 March 8, 2023)
■Theme: Twelve Years after the Earthquake, Governor Masao Uchibori Discusses Fukushima's Reconstruction: The Challenges Ahead

■Briefer: Mr. Masao Uchibori, Governor of Fukushima Prefecture

■Language: Japanese, with consecutive English interpretation


As in our standard press briefings, there will be a Q&A session at the end.

*In principle, questions will only be accepted from members of the foreign press.

■Members of the Foreign Press:

Please send any questions for the briefer or topics you are interested in to by noon on Tuesday, March 7.

As there will only be a limited amount of time to ask questions during the briefing, we will collect questions and provide them to the briefer in advance.


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



■How to Apply: Please refer to the email  we sent.

*We will not be accepting applications by email.

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