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National Strategy Office of ICT, Government of Japan

About the Declaration

Declaration to be the World’s Most Advanced IT Nation is a summary of the government’s IT initiatives and programs that are required over a roughly 5-year period for Japan to become a world-leading IT nation in which every citizen can sense the benefits of IT.

The 2016 revision of the Declaration classifies "Deployment of national/local administrative information system reforms and outcomes across ministry/authority boundaries", "Enhance national data circulation environment" and "Solve issues using data" as priority items, and it clarifies initiatives aims at achieving a safe, secure, and comfortable life for citizens by creating a society in which all citizens are dynamically engaged.

This site offers a work schedule for each project that clearly states which government ministry or agency is supposed to implement what project within what timeframe, in short-, medium-, and long-term categories, for targets and initiatives listed in the Declaration.

Also, following the cabinet decision on Declaration to Be the World’s Most Advanced IT Nation: Basic Plan for the Advancement of Public and Private Sector Data Utilization (the cabinet decision of May 30, 2017), Declaration to Be the World’s Most Advanced IT Nation (the cabinet decision of May 20, 2016) was abolished.

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