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On 11 October 2019, the EU Delegation to Japan hosted a seminar on the EU Japan sustainable finance policies, that brought together senior policymakers, regulatory affairs professionals and investment professionals to participate in a discussion on sustainable finance policy and initiatives in the EU and Japan.
Each year 12 million girls under 18 are married; 130 million girls worldwide are still out of school; and approximately 15 million adolescent girls aged 15-19 have experienced forced sexual activity. The EU is committed to continue its full support to see progress and not regress, for girls and women to achieve gender equality.
On Saturday, 5 October the Delegation of the European Union to Japan, in cooperation with Japan's National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), hosted the 10th EU-Japan Science Policy Forum at the Kyoto International Conference Center in Kyoto, Japan. The topic this year was ''New STI Policies in a Changing World''.
On Sunday 6 October, the EU Delegation together with the embassies of EU Member States, the Cambodian Ministries of Environment and Tourism, and Young Eco Ambassadors have ended the EU Green Weeks with a public clean-up along the Tonle Sap and Mekong Rivers, where 500 citizens and environmental activists participated, collecting approximately 6 tons of trash of which the vast majority appears to be plastic waste.