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May 2017

Women in Politics: Case of Japan and South Korea

May 18, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Date: May 18, 2017

Sasakawa USA hosted an off-the-record roundtable discussion on the topic of “Women in Politics: Case of Japan and South Korea,” which addressed the gender gap in Japanese political leadership in comparison with the situation in South Korea, focusing on the number of female legislators in each country.

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February 2017

The Abe-Putin Summit and the future of Russo-Japan relations

February 27, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Date: February 27, 2017

As part of efforts to engage the Washington policymaker community, on February 27 Sasakawa USA hosted a private luncheon with Dr. Akihiro Iwashita, who spoke in-depth about last year’s Abe-Putin Summit in Yamaguchi and its results, and the future of the Russo-Japan relationship.

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Diagnosing the Chinese economy and lessons from Japan

February 15, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Date: February 15, 2017

Sasakawa USA hosted a private, off-the-record luncheon with Toshiya Tsugami, President of Tsugami-Workshop. Ltd., on the current state of the Chinese economy and its correlation to trends in Japan. The event was an opportunity to engage in a candid conversation with Mr. Tsugami on the aftermath of the investment bubble and China’s future prospects and global effects.

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December 2016

Climate and Energy Initiatives in Japan

December 8, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Date: December 8, 2016

Sasakawa USA hosted a private, off-the-record discussion featuring Dr. Phyllis Yoshida, Fellow for Energy and Technology at Sasakawa USA. The event was an opportunity to engage in a candid conversation on the intersection between energy and climate, and mitigation and adaptation in Japan.

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November 2016

Enhancing Cybersecurity Cooperation Between the U.S. and Japan

November 21, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Date: November 21, 2016

Sasakawa USA hosted a private, off-the-record discussion featuring Dr. Linton Wells II, Managing partner of Wells Analytics, and Mr. Riley Repko, Managing Director of CISCO's Defense and Security Solutions, to examine ways to improve cyber security cooperation between the governments of the United States and Japan.

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July 2016

Next Steps in US-Japan Relations: Post-Hiroshima Visit

July 14, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Date: July 14, 2016

Sasakawa USA will host a private discussion with Professor Jennifer Lind on the topic of Barack Obama's historic May 27 visit to Hiroshima, the first ever by a sitting U.S. president. Lind will discuss her assessment of the visit, regional implications, and the way forward in U.S.-Japan relations.

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April 2016

Gender Equality in Japan and the Impact of Womenomics

April 27, 2016 - April 28, 2016

Date: April 27-28, 2016

Sasakawa USA hosted a private conversation with Dr. Mitsuko Horiuchi, Visiting Professor at Bunkyo Gakuin University Graduate School of Foreign Studies, and Dr. Linda Hasunuma, Assistant Professor of Government at Franklin and Marshall College, on the topic of the state of Womenomics and gender equality in Japan.

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January 2016

The U.S., Japan and ASEAN in 2016

January 14, 2016 @ 12:00 am - 1:30 pm

Date: January 14, 2016

Sasakawa USA hosted a private conversation with Mr. Scot Marciel, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, on U.S.-Japan-ASEAN relations moving forward in 2016.

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December 2015

President Obama’s November Trip to Asia: A Post-Trip Briefing

December 15, 2015

Date: December 15, 2015

Sasakawa USA hosted a private conversation with Mr. Daniel Kritenbrink, Senior Director for Asian Affairs at the National Security Council. This Speaker Series event included an off-the-record discussion on the implications of President Barack Obama's recent visit to Asia to attend the G-20, APEC, US-ASEAN and East Asia Summits, and how those summits may impact U.S. policy toward the Asia-Pacific region and U.S.-Japan relations.

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November 2015

The U.S., Japan and the Trans-Pacific Partnership

November 20, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA, 1819 L Street, NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036 United States

Date: November 20, 2015

Sasakawa USA hosted a private, off-the-record discussion with U.S Trade Representative Mr. Edward Gresser, who spoke on the details of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and its implications for the U.S.-Japan relationship.

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September 2015

History and Security: Prime Minister Abe’s 70th Anniversary Statement and Japan’s Global Role

September 28, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Army and Navy Club, 901 17th St NW
Washington, DC

Date: September 28, 2015

Sasakawa USA hosted two prominent scholars of Japanese diplomatic and political history who provided U.S. and Japanese perspectives on Prime Minister Abe's 70th Anniversary Statement on the end of World War II as well as broader perspectives on the U.S.-Japan Alliance going forward.

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July 2015

Japan’s Hydrogen Revolution

July 30, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Date: July 30, 2015

Speaker: The Honorable Mineyuki Fukuda, Member of the House of Representatives, National Diet of Japan

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