Secretariat of the Headquarters for Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Cabinet Secretariat, in order to contribute to making Japan a "Sports Nation", encouraging globalization, revitalization of local areas and promoting inbound tourism toward the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, register the local authorities all over Japan which are trying human, economic and cultural exchanges with the participating countries/regions as “Host Town”.
For details, please see the Cabinet Secretariat’s website ‘Host Town Initiative’.
As of December 27th, 2019, the following five municipalities are registered as host towns in Aomori Prefecture, holding training camps for the national teams and having a relationship with participating country.
Among them, Hirosaki City and Misawa City are especially registered as inclusive society host town because they accept Paralympians as an opportunity to achieve an inclusive society. Misawa City is registered as leading inclusive society host town.