Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog
On May 31, 2017 Sasakawa USA partnered with the German Marshall Fund of the United States to co-host the public event, “European Views on Asia and Japan: A Relationship in Need of Engagement?” The event was an opportunity for the public to learn about Europe’s significance to Japan and to explore the impact of European relationships with Asian countries on the United States.
Date: March 31, 2017
The second event of Sasakawa USA’s “Views of Japan” event series was “European Views on Asia and Japan: A Relationship in Need of Engagement?” The event covered the strengths of Europe-Japan engagement and assessed possible areas of improvement.
Author: Yamada Hisashi
Categories: In-Depth with Nippon.com
On March 28, Prime Minister Abe Shinzō’s government released a “plan of action,” approved by labor and business leaders, for labor reforms targeting long working hours and excessive wage and benefit disparities. Labor scholar Yamada Hisashi cautions that the plan, while well intentioned, omits important steps needed to ensure meaningful reform and avoid unintended consequences.
Date: October 11, 2016
Sasakawa USA gathered with 18 alumni of our programs at Rural Society for a private alumni networking dinner. The dinner provided alumni with the opportunity to re-connect and broaden their social networks with those who have been involved with Sasakawa USA in the past.