The Japan-Belgium Society is a membership organization to promote Belgo-Japanese relations. It was founded in 1969 with its origins from “Société Belgo-Japonaise” at two different times (*1) (*2). In 2019, the Society celebrated its 50th anniversary.
Since its foundation, it has been working to expand the circle of international exchanges by organizing activities at citizen level, with the aim of deepening cultural exchanges between Japan and Belgium as well as the EU member states, and contributing to mutual friendship and economic development.
(*2) The second Society (白耳義協会) was active mainly from 1919 to 1939. The first President was Marquis Naohiro NABESHIMA
１．To hold the Annual General Meeting in the presence H.I.H. Prince HITACHI, the Honorary Patron, and H.I.H. Princess HITACHI
２．To Organize various activities on our own or in collaboration with the Belgian Embassy, organizations and people closely connected to Belgium
〈Events in the past〉
３．To provide information through the annual bulletin, newsletter, email and website
NUMBER OF MEMBERS (as of 31 May 2023)
200 individual members / 61 corporate members