Amami-Oshima Island, Tokunoshima Island,
the northern part of Okinawa Island, and Iriomote Island

Meetings

Scientific Committee

In the process of managing the nominated property, it is necessary to monitor activities, assess the findings, and ensure that feedback is appropriately applied, based on the latest scientific knowledge. To that end, a Scientific Committee on Amami-Oshima Island, Tokunoshima Island, the northern part of Okinawa Island, and Iriomote Island: Natural World Heritage Nominated Property and Local Working Groups composed of experts and other persons well versed in the region’s nature, are established as a body from which to seek expert advice in the course of formulating and revising the Management Plan, and implementing a range of projects.

Scientific Committee

FY Meeting Date Venue
2018 1st 12 Sept. 2018 Amami City (Kagoshima Prefecure)
2nd 10 Dec. 2018 Naha City (Okinawa Prefecure)
2016 1st 2 Nov. 2016 Amami City (Kagoshima Prefecure)
2015 2nd 27 Feb. 2016 Naha City (Okinawa Prefecture)
1st 7 Sept. 2015 Tokunoshima Town (Kagoshima Prefecture)
2014 2nd 27 Feb. 2015 Naha City (Okinawa Prefecture)
1st 8 Sept. 2014 Amami City (Kagoshima Prefecture)
2013 3rd 26 Dec. 2013 Naha City (Okinawa Prefecture)
2nd 30 Aug. 2013 Kagoshima City (Kagoshima Prefecture)
1st 27 May 2013 Naha City (Okinawa Prefecture)

Amami Working Group

FY Meeting Date Venue
2018 1st 26 Nov. 2018 Amami City (kagoshima Prefecure)
2017 2nd 23 Mar. 2018 Amagi Town (Kagoshima Prefecure)
1st 19 Sept. 2017 Amami City (Kagoshima Prefecure)
2016 1st 4 Dec. 2016 Amagi Town (Kagoshima Prefecure)
2015 1st 18 Feb. 2016 Amami City (Kagoshima Prefecture)
2014 1st 8 Nov. 2014 Amagi Town (Kagoshima Prefecture)

Okinawa Working Group

FY Meeting Date Venue
2018 1st 30 Nov. 2018 Naha City (Okinawa Prefecure)
2017 2nd 17 Mar. 2018 Taketomi Town (Okinawa Prefecure)
1st 13 Sept. 2017 Oogimi Village (Okinawa Prefecure)
2016 1st 2 Dec. 2016 Taketomi Town (Okinawa Prefecure)
2015 1st 16 Feb. 2016 Ishigaki City (Okinawa Prefecture)
2014 1st 11 Dec. 2014 Naha City (Okinawa Prefecture)
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