Press Releases

Admiral Katsutoshi Kawano Joins Sasakawa USA Board of Directors

Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA (Sasakawa USA) is pleased to announce that Admiral Katsutoshi Kawano has joined the Sasakawa USA Board of Directors. Admiral Kawano was the 5th Chief of Staff, Joint Staff, Japan Self-Defense Forces from 2014 to 2019. From 2012 to 2014, he served as Chief of Staff of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force.

Mr. James L. Schoff Leads the U.S.-Japan NEXT Alliance Initiative as Senior Director

Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA (Sasakawa USA) is pleased to announce that Mr. James L. Schoff will join Sasakawa USA on October 1, 2021, as Senior Director to lead the U.S.-Japan NEXT Alliance Initiative. The U.S.-Japan NEXT Alliance Initiative is a forum for bilateral dialogue, networking, and the development of joint recommendations involving a wide range

Admiral Philip S. Davidson Joins Sasakawa USA Advisory Committee on Projects

Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA (Sasakawa USA) is pleased to announce that Admiral Philip S. Davidson, the 25th Commander of the United States Indo-Pacific Command, has joined the Sasakawa USA Advisory Committee on Projects. The Sasakawa USA Advisory Committee on Projects consists of five distinguished leaders in global affairs: Dr. Joseph S. Nye, Jr, University Distinguished

Dr. Joseph S. Nye, Jr. Joins Sasakawa USA Advisory Committee on Projects

Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA (Sasakawa USA) is pleased to announce that Dr. Joseph S. Nye, Jr. has joined the Sasakawa USA Advisory Committee on Projects. The Sasakawa USA Advisory Committee on Projects consists of four distinguished leaders in global affairs: Ambassador Melanne Verveer, Executive Director of the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, and

Leadership Change at Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA

Today, Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA (Sasakawa USA) announced that Admiral Dennis Blair will retire as Chairman of the Board, effective October 1, and Chief Executive Officer Ambassador James Zumwalt will step down, effective August 31. As their replacement, the Sasakawa USA Board of Directors has appointed Sasakawa USA President Dr. Satohiro Akimoto to succeed Admiral