AROUND OLYMPIC GAMES and TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC PARA
LYMPIC Visit by ambassadors stationed in Tokyo of construction sites in progress, April 21, 2019.
The Vision of the Games: “Sport has the power to change the world and our future”Three fundamental principles:Give the best of yourselfThanks to a perfect preparation and development, we want to make the Tokyo 2020 Games a sporting event where every athlete will be able to give the best of himself and achieve his best performance.The best global technologies will be integrated into our competition venues and used during the Games.All Japanese, as well as Olympic and Paralympic volunteers, will do their best as hosts to welcome visitors from around the world with sincere Japanese hospitality, omotenashi.United in diversityAccepting and respecting differences in race, color, gender, sexual orientation, language, religion, opinion, including politics, nationalities, origins and social status, abilities or any other differences to keep the peace, in a society that can grow and prosper.The Tokyo 2020 Games will help people to better accept each other in a welcoming environment and to become global citizens, united in their diversity.Legacy an inheritanceThe 1964 Tokyo Games completely transformed Japan, introduced the world to the Japanese, and enabled the country’s economy to grow rapidly.The 2020 Games will allow Japan, whose economy is now mature, to promote significant change around the world and to leave future generations with a beneficial legacy.Operations based on the vision of the Tokyo 2020 GamesEnsure that all aspects of the Games respect and include the fundamental principles of our Games vision, including the development of venues and infrastructure, as well as preparations for the opening and closing ceremonies.The Tokyo 2020 Games will have an impressive reach and will affect many sectors of activity. We will establish a structure bringing together all these areas and ensuring the active participation of the Government of Japan, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, the Japanese Olympic and Paralympic Committees, the business community, and all other relevant organizations. And we will also create an Action Plan for Heritage in 2016.