Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry


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The 2025 World Exposition (Expo 2025 Osaka) is set to be held in Osaka, Kansai, Japan from 13th April to 13th October, 2025 under the theme “Designing Future Society for Our Lives.” The Expo 2025 Osaka is set to be a global celebration of innovation, sustainability, and cultural exchange. As part of this monumental event, the Japan Association for the 2025 World Exposition is currently taking applications for the “Best Practice Programme”.

What is the Best Practices Programme?

The Best Practices Programme is a platform to recognize and celebrate initiatives that exemplify excellence in areas such as sustainability, innovation, community engagement, and cultural preservation.

Eligibility Criteria

Applications are open to organizations, companies, and individuals globally to share their success stories and contribute to a collective vision for a better future.  The eligibility criteria for “Best Practices” submissions are as follows:

  • Demonstrates embodiment of the theme “Designing Future Society for Our Lives” and its sub-themes: “Saving Lives,” “Empowering Lives,” and “Connecting Lives”.
  • Potential to be deployable in other regions and have a clear and visible impact
  • Encompasses sustainability development goals and contributes to the realisation of a better future.
  • Enhance the quality of human life, have a clear and visible effect, are generated from effective partnerships between multiple entities (public/private entities and citizens) and can be deployed to other regions.

How to Apply

You can submit a comprehensive overview of your best practice project, including supporting documents, case studies, and any relevant multimedia content by completing the online application form that is available on the official website: [BEST PRACTICES | Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan Official Website].

Application Guidelines can be found on

Application Deadline: 19th March, 2024

Contact Information

For any further inquiries regarding participation in the Expo, please come through to the Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry, Government Complex 9th floor or email