March 4, 2015

FutureCity International Forum Held in Higashimatsushima

FutureCity International Forum Held in Higashimatsushima
Japan's Cabinet Office and Cabinet Secretariat held the Fourth "FutureCity" Initiative International Forum in Higashimatsushima, Miyagi Prefecture, on December 6, 2014. This international forum aims ...
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