TOKYO FORUM 2019 Shaping the Future

TOKYO FORUM 2019 Shaping the Future SPEAKERS Imaizumi Jugo

SPEAKERS・GUEST

Imaizumi Jugo

Director, Japan Sport Council

Saturday 7, December

TIME
10:00-17:30
VENUE
Faculty of Science Bldg.1, Koshiba Hall 
EVENT
Parallel Session 5
VENUE
Faculty of Science Bldg.1, Koshiba Hall 
EVENT
2.Urban Spectacle: Infrastructure and the Olympics
PROFILE
Jugo Imaizumi is Vice President of Japan Sport Council, which is the quasi-governmental organization in Japan specializing in sports and whose principle is to strive to realize people’s better lives, better societies and better future through the power of sports. Imaizumi is especially responsible for the construction work of the new National Stadium in Japan which will be the main stadium of 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic games, management of the sports promotion lottery of Japan whose sales per year is approximately 930 million US$ and providing financial support and subsidies for sports activities and building sports facilities in Japan by using sales of the lottery. Imaizumi is also in charge of the new strategy of JSC about “beyond 2020” whose target is to promote contribution of sports to solving social issues on sustainable development goals (SDGs) of UN with respecting the expected legacy of 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic games. Imaizumi used to be a governmental official of the Ministry of Education of Japan, in which he had had a long working carrier as reformer in the areas of Education, Sports and international affairs and was transferred to the current position at the end of July, 2018.
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