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Yokohama-shi Policy Bureau international policy section and Keio University Graduate School media design graduate course (KMD) produced this video by collaboration.
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International exchange

We make use of cooperation, collaborative relationship with sisters, friendship town of 1 eight, seven partner cities and cities overseas commencing with five joint communique and plan solution to policy problem of various fields and raise presence and international competitiveness of Motoichi.
We utilize office of 2 Frankfurt, Shanghai, Mumbai and wrestle in business support of city company, company invitation, sightseeing attracting tourist, cultural exchange, warming measures, city sales.


★Op-ed page★

  ●Yokohama, Lyon is the sister city tie-up 60th anniversary for 2,019 years! Op-ed page opens♪
     For 2,019 years, it is age becoming commemorative of the 60th anniversary of sister city tie-up of Yokohama and Lyon (France).
  Scenery of LyonLyon sanctuary

  ●City Yokohama ... which is the nearest to interchange - Africa with Africa

Cooperation with 1 foreign countries city

Sisters, friendship town (8 cities)

 Yokohama-shi does not agree through eight sisters, friendship town and sports, culture, technique in particular during purpose and period and performs comprehensive alternating current.

 The San Diego City (the United States) October, 1957 (Showa 32) conclusion
 Lyon City (France)     The April, 1959 (Showa 34) conclusion
 Mumbai City (India)     The June, 1965 (Showa 40) conclusion
 Manila City (the Philippines)    The July, 1965 (Showa 40) conclusion
 The Odessa City (Ukraine) July, 1965 (Showa 40) conclusion
 The Vancouver City (Canada) July, 1965 (Showa 40) conclusion
 The Shanghai (friendship town) (China) November, 1973 (Showa 48) conclusion 
 The Constanta City (Romania) October, 1977 (Showa 52) conclusion

 <until conventional commemorative project 2018 (Heisei 30)>
 ●Yokohama and Shanghai are the friendship town tie-up 45th anniversary in 2018 (Heisei 30)!
   Poster design of the 45th anniversary of Yokohama, Shanghai friendship town tie-up  Poster design 2 of the 45th anniversary of Yokohama, Shanghai friendship town tie-up 

 ●Yokohama and San Diego, Constanta are the sister city tie-up 60th anniversary, the 40th anniversary in 2017 (Heisei 29)!

 ... Mumbai Manila Odessa Vancouver of the 50th anniversary of sister city tie-up


Partner city (7 cities)

 It merges Yokohama-shi with seven partner cities in important point policy of Yokohama-shi and we establish concrete theme and time limit and perform strategic alternating current.

 (as for the concrete approach theme with each city this)

 Beijing City (China)      The May, 2006 (Heisei 18) conclusion
 Taipei City (Taiwan)      The May, 2006 (Heisei 18) conclusion
 Busan Metropolitan City (Korea)    The June, 2006 (Heisei 18) conclusion
 The Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) October, 2007 (Heisei 19) conclusion
 The Hanoi City (Vietnam) November, 2007 (Heisei 19) conclusion
 Incheon Metropolitan City (Korea)    The December, 2009 (Heisei 21) conclusion
 The Frankfurt City (Germany) September, 2011 (Heisei 23) conclusion

            ※We move to official web site of each local government when we click

Joint communique (5 cities)

 Yokohama-shi shares five cities and idea "growing up together" other than sisters, friendship town and interchange with partner city until now and announces agreement of interchange, cooperation to begin because there is as joint communique.
 We announce Tel Aviv - yaffo city (Israel) September, 2012 (Heisei 24)

 Callao City (Peru)         We announce March, 2013 (Heisei 25)
 Cotonou City (Benin)        We announce November, 2013 (Heisei 25)
 We announce Abidjan autonomous district (Cote d'Ivoire) September, 2017 (Heisei 29)
 Autonomous government (the U.K.) July, 2018 (Heisei 30) announcement in Scotland

Sisters, friendship, trade cooperation port (port of 6)

 Yokohama Port concludes relations of port of six world and sisters Port, port of friendship, trade cooperation port, and, through dispatch, acceptance and anniversary commemorative project of intern, interchange corps, international exchange in the field of harbor is active.

International exchange activity (Port and Harbor Bureau website) in the field of harbor Link icon

 Oakland Port (the sisters Port United States)    May, 1980 (Showa 55) tie-up
 Vancouver Port (sisters Port Canada)     May, 1981 (Showa 56) tie-up
 Upper seaport (port of friendship China)          October, 1983 (Showa 58) tie-up
 Melbourne Port (trade cooperation port Australia) May, 1986 (Showa 61) tie-up
 Dalian Port (port of friendship China)          September, 1990 (Heisei 2) tie-up
 Hamburg Port (sisters Port Germany)      October, 1992 (Heisei 4) tie-up

Interchange in each ward

 Continuous international exchange activity is carried out in each ward.

Hodogaya Ward and international exchange (Hodogaya Ward website) of Republic of Bulgaria Sofia City Link icon

Interchange (Tsuzuki Ward   website) with Tsuzuki Ward   and the Republic of Botswana Link icon

2 foreign countries offices (4 offices)

   Yokohama-shi utilizes office of Frankfurt, Shanghai, Mumbai New York and wrestles in business support of city company, company invitation, sightseeing attracting tourist, cultural exchange, warming measures, city sales.

 ※Report of overseas office is this


3 and others

Interchange by friendship Committee such as sister cities