Date: April 30, 2018
Join KEI and Sasakawa USA for a discussion of the results of the recent inter-Korean summit, the implications of the North Korea-China summit, the role of the U.S.-Japan summit, the prospects for the upcoming historic summit between President Trump and Kim Jong-un, and how all of these summits potentially fit together.
Sasakawa USA hosted Hiroe Makiyama, Member of the Japanese House of Councillors (Democratic Party, Kanagawa prefecture), for a conversation on Japanese politics and her work on gender equality and childcare from 3-4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 30. Tobias Harris, Sasakawa USA’s Fellow for Economy, Trade and Business and creator of Japan Political Pulse, an aggregator of major opinion polls conducted by Japanese media outlets, served as moderator.
On April 25, 2018, Sasakawa USA hosted Grace Ruch Clegg, Former Projects and Outreach Coordinator at the East-West Center in Washington, to present on her upcoming paper, “Sister Cities: Seedbed for the Grassroots of U.S.-Japan Relations.” The luncheon was part of Sasakawa USA’s Alumni Program and moderated by Juliane Doscher, Executive Assistant to the CEO & Program Assistant at Sasakawa USA.
On April 16, Sasakawa USA hosted Keiichiro Nakazawa, Director General of the South Asia Department at the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), for a policy lunch discussion on “South Asia’s Development in the Context of China-India Rivalry.” The discussion was moderated by Sasakawa USA CEO Ambassador James Zumwalt. In his presentation, Nakazawa discussed the challenges
On March 14, 2018, Sasakawa USA held its Annual Dinner with Friends and Alumni, featuring a keynote speech from Manny Manriquez, the General Director of the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, Inc (JAMA) Washington Office, and a special preview into the research of the three participants of Sasakawa USA’s In-Depth Alumni Research Trip.