Third Annual Security Forum: American and Japanese Interests and the Future of the Alliance

Date: May 6, 2016

Sasakawa USA brought together key security experts and officials for its Third Annual Security Conference. Building upon the success of previous security forums, this event focused on the new U.S.-Japan Defense guidelines, Japan’s recently passed security legislation, and the future of the U.S.-Japan alliance.

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Foreign care workers in Japan: a policy without a vision

Author: Hirano Yūko

Categories: In-Depth with Nippon.com

Japan will lower specific immigration barriers this year to ease a projected shortage of professional care workers for the elderly. A health sociologist draws on extensive research to critique the government’s shortsighted, private-sector-driven approach to the problem, calling for greater efforts to support and export Japan’s advanced system of care work.

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J-Live Talk 2015

Date: November 8, 2015

Sasakawa USA supported a TED-talk style, college-level Japanese language speech contest organized by The Language Center and the Japanese Program in the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at The George Washington University. Sasakawa USA is happy to have been one of the sponsors of the 2015 J-Live Talk, the first Japanese language speech contest of its kind in the United States.

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