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COVID-19: safety measures

27.01.2022 — Local news Japan
The Quasi State of Emergency has been declared in Okinawa, Yamaguchi, Hiroshima, Tokyo, Saitama, Chiba, Kanagawa, Gunma, Niigata, Aichi, Gifu, Mie, Kagawa, Nagasaki, Kumamoto, Miyazaki, Osaka, Hyogo, Kyoto, Hokkaido, Aomori, Yamagata, Fukushima, Ibaraki, Tochigi, Ishikawa, Nagano, Shizuoka, Shimane, Okayama, Fukuoka, Saga, Oita and Kagoshima prefectures. All prefectures in Japan have implemented measures to address the COVID-19 situation. Please inform yourself about these specific measures and make sure to follow the instructions of the local authorities. The Quasi State of Emergency will last until at least February 20 (For Tokyo, Saitama, Chiba, Kanagawa, Gunma, Niigata, Aichi, Gifu, Mie, Kagawa, Nagasaki, Kumamoto and Miyazaki prefectures, it will last until at least February 13).



Swiss residents in Japan

24.01.2022 — Local news Japan
Please make sure to follow the instruction of the local Japanese authorities carefully, as they are competent in regards to health and public safety.



TOT City – Tokyo Olympics 2020

13.12.2021 — Local news Japan
Researchers and officials from Japan gathered at the second forum of the Switzerland-led Project "TOT City – Tokyo Olympics 2020" held in a hybrid setting at the Embassy of Switzerland in late November.


Swiss travelers to Japan

01.12.2021 — Position Japan
Information for Swiss travelers to Japan
Please note that short-term visits to Japan by non-Japanese citizens coming from Switzerland for tourism purposes are impossible. 




Ambassador Dr. Andreas Baum visits Osaka

17.11.2021 — Local news Japan
Ambassador Baum and a delegation from the Swiss Embassy visited Osaka where they had the pleasure to greet Governor Hirofumi Yoshimura and Mayor Ichiro Matsui for a courtesy call in presence of the media.


Ambassador Dr. Andreas Baum visits Fukushima

17.11.2021 — Local news Japan
Ambassador Baum visited Fukushima, where he had the pleasure to greet Fukushima Prefectural Governor, Mr. Masao Uchibori, and Fukushima City Mayor, Mr. Hiroshi Kohata.



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