About YOKE

We aim to enrich our community by encouraging understanding and respect for one another’s cultures and values, while maintaining Yokohama’s historical and cultural charms and enhancing its reputation as an international city.
- YOKE’s mission statement -

Outline

Representative

Chairperson Nobuyuki ONOZAKI

Address

Yokohama International Organizations Center 5F, Pacifico Yokohama 1-1-1 Minato Mirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama

History

July 8, 1981 
Established as a voluntary organization “Yokohama-shi Kaigai Koryu Kyokai”

December 28, 1982
Recognized as a foundation

March 30, 1993
Authorized to act as a Specific Public Interest Promotion Corporation

April 1, 1999
Changed its Japanese name to “Yokohama-shi Kokusai Koryu Kyokai”

June 13, 2004
Moved from Sangyo Boeki Center, 2 Yamashita-cho, Naka-ku to present address

November 1, 2010
Reregistered as a public interest incorporated foundation

Endowment

476,943,972yen