Sasakawa USA sends our deepest condolences to all those in Texas and Louisiana who have been affected by the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. Together with our partners who have stood firm against these challenging times, Sasakawa USA proceeded to hold events in Houston, Texas in support of a full and rapid recovery of one of the most important cities in this country.
On September 13, Sasakawa USA co-hosted a panel discussion on “The U.S.-Japan Partnership on Energy, Business, and the Challenges of China and North Korea” with the World Affairs Council of Greater Houston and the East-West Center in Washington. This was the inaugural event of Sasakawa USA’s The Alliance Working in America (TAWA) series, which focuses on engaging regional leaders across America with the U.S.-Japan alliance.
Through expert analyses and data, “The U.S.-Japan Partnership on Energy, Business, and the Challenges of China and North Korea” provided a comprehensive view of how strong U.S.-Japan relations serve U.S. interests and values, and how various sectors contribute to strengthening the U.S.-Japan relationship. In particular, the event explored key areas such as energy where U.S.-Japan ties make significant contributions to national security as well as state and local communities.
Click here to read a full recap of this and other events held in Houston for the inaugural The Alliance Working in America series.
• Ambassador James Zumwalt, CEO, Sasakawa USA
• Ambassador David Shear, Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asia-Pacific Security Affairs, U.S. Department of Defense
• Dr. Satu Limaye, Director, East-West Center in Washington
• Clara Gillispie, Senior Director of Trade, Economic, and Energy Affairs, The National Bureau of Asian Research
Click here for a full agenda and information about the speakers.