Washington, D.C. – Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Satohiro Akimoto as our new president, effective January 3, 2019. Akimoto will work with Admiral Dennis Blair (ret.), Chairman of the Board, and Ambassador (ret.) James Zumwalt, Chief Executive Officer, to advance Sasakawa USA’s mission of strengthening U.S.-Japan relations through
Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, December 6, Sasakawa USA will host a panel discussion and release a report on its recent unclassified tabletop exercise designed to test the policy, diplomatic, and military responses of the U.S., Japan, and South Korea to North Korean sanction evasion activities and signs of internal instability. The report, Testing the
Atlanta, GA– Atlanta, GA – On September 6, 2018, officials from the U.S. State Department and Japan’s Consulate-General’s office in Atlanta, joined university and technical school faculty and Georgia business leaders to discuss the important role the state plays in educating and training workers. The discussion was held during the Investing in Georgia’s Workforce: A U.S.-Japan Dialogue conference at
Atlanta, GA– Today, former military and government officials, policymakers, and business leaders held a lunch discussion at Atlanta’s Commerce Club on the economic investments Japanese companies make in the state of Georgia. The discussion, sponsored by the World Affairs Council of Atlanta, the Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA, and the East-West Center, focused on aspects of
On September 6, Sasakawa USA, the U.S. Department of State, the Consulate General of Japan in Atlanta, and the Georgia Institute of Technology will co-host a luncheon panel discussion to explore how Japanese and U.S. firms, state and local authorities, and educational institutions can work together to train and develop Georgia’s workforce.