Japan joined the Cities Alliance in 2000. The Japanese government is represented at the Alliance by the following organisations:
Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC)
The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) is a public financial institution owned by the Japanese government. It is the international wing of the Japan Finance Corporation (JFC).
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is an independent governmental agency that coordinates development aid for Japan. It provides technical cooperation and other forms of aid promoting economic and social development in developing countries.