G7 Education Ministers' Meeting in Toyama and Kanazawa will be held in conjunction with Japan’s presidency of the G7 in 2023, a week before the G7 Hiroshima Summit in May 2023.

Toyama Prefecture (top, left to right): Snow Walls (Yuki‐no‐Otani)/Tateyama Mountain range from Amaharashi Beach/Toyama Glass Art Museum
Ishikawa Prefecture (bottom, left to right): Cherry blossoms & Kanazawa Castle/Higashi Chaya District & Kaga Yuzen/Kanazawa Station Motenashi Dome & Tsuzumi-mon Gate


1.Theme: Education after COVID‐19 pandemic
[Examples of discussion points]
・The role of schools in the society after the COVID‐19 pandemic
・Education that unlocks the potential of all children
・Fostering learners to adapt to social changes and global challenges
・Re‐connecting the World: the Role of International Education Exchange by all persons involved

2.Date: May 12 (Fri.) - 15 (Mon.), 2023 (May 12 (Fri.) and 13 (Sat.): Toyama City, May 14 (Sun.) and 15 (Mon.): Kanazawa City)

3.Venue: Toyama City, Toyama Prefecture(Toyama International Conference Center)
Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture(ANA Crowne Plaza Kanazawa)

4.Participating countries and organizations: Japan, Italy, Canada, France, US, UK, Germany (in the order of presidency) and European Union (EU)
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

Outcome Documents

Past Education Ministers' Meetings held in Japan

Cheer‐up Projects

Call for Cheer‐up Projects
Applications have been closed. Thank you for many applications.

We launch a call for proposals for symposiums, forums, conferences, lecture sessions, fairs, exhibitions, public awareness activities, and other projects aimed to attract public interest to “Education after COVID‐19 pandemic ,” the theme of G7 Education Ministers' Meeting in Toyama and Kanazawa, and to raise awareness of the Meeting.


Application form

* The form ② can be downloaded from "2 How to apply" on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.

List of support projects


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G7 Education Ministers' Meeting Secretariat
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