tokyo olympics

Olympic torch advancement image via iStock

Despite setbacks, the 2020 Summer Olympics showcased public diplomacy values in several areas.

Overhead aerial view of the new National Stadium with Tokyo's skyline in twilight time, fully completed main stadium for Tokyo Olympic Summer Games 2020. Image via iStock.

CPD Research Fellow Yoav Dubinsky reports from the Olympic Games on how Japan's country image is faring.

Japan National Stadium by ekkun via Flickr.com (CC BY-NC 2.0)

Eriks Varpahovskis reviews the staying power of public memory when it comes to the Olympic Games and national reputation.

Tokyo Prepping for 2020 Olympics, by Andrew Mager

Tokyo's Governor pledges reform and transparency for the next summer Olympics.

August 15, 2016

Now that I have been elected Governor of Tokyo, which will host the 2020 Games, I am quickly preparing myself and my team for the grueling tests of management that lie ahead of us. In particular, we must become world-class cost-control accountants, so that the Games are a success not just for the athletes, but also for the citizens of Tokyo and all Japanese. We want to take pride in our Games, and we cannot do that if we hobble future generations with debt.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and visiting Estonian counterpart Taavi Roivas pledged Friday to strengthen cooperation on cybersecurity and digital identification technology.