Tono City and Juntendo University collaborate to create an inclusive community

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Tono City and Juntendo University collaborate to create an inclusive community

Iwate Prefecture

  On September 23, 2020, the city of Tono held an online ceremony to commemorate a cooperation agreement with Juntendo University in Tokyo to promote an inclusive society through sports activities. The agreement will bring both parties to promote urban development and human resources development initiatives through parasport to create a harmonious, inclusive community.

  The collaboration will be comprised of various initiatives in mainly four areas such as conducting seminars and lectures to boost citizens’ understanding of an inclusive community through parasports and nurturing future leaders that can promote regional characteristics to realize an inclusive society parasports.

  On October 29, 2020, as its first project following the signing of the cooperation agreement, a hands-on sports class was held for the children from Masuzawa Elementary School, where they enjoyed a game of boccia and sitting volleyball.
  Prior to the game, the children had done their research to learn about each activity and its rules in their first semester. In addition to what they had already learned in class, they were able to put all their knowledge to good use to have an enjoyable experience.

Tono Citizen’s Center, Paralympic Games Promotion Office 
Tono City
TEL: 0198-62-4413
(Japanese language inquiries only)


Office of International Affairs
Iwate Prefectural Government
TEL: 019-629-5764
(English or Japanese language inquiries)


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