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Date : February 16, 2022

Governor Masao Uchibori on Making Fukushima’s Reconstruction a Reality (Mr. Masao Uchibori, Governor of Fukushima Prefecture)

post date : 2022.02.02

It has been nearly 11 years since the Great East Japan Earthquake and the TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident. The 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic games were held last year, one year late, but Fukushima’s recovery is still a work in progress. Last year, 10 years after the disaster, Fukushima Governor Masao Uchibori declared reconstruction efforts would shift from “’starting’ to ‘making it a reality,’” and announced a new slogan “Making it a reality, one at a time. Fukushima,” calling strongly for concrete results.


The FPCJ has invited Governor Uchibori to discuss achieving true reconstruction in Fukushima, 11 years after the nuclear accident, including discussing concrete measures and problems.


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

■Date: February 16 (Wed), 2022, 13:00-14:00 (Deadline for application: Noon, February 15)

■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 12:00 noon on February 15. 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 either the email or fax we sent.

*We will not be accepting applications by email.

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