The U.S.-Japan Conference on Cultural and Educational Interchange (CULCON) is a binational advisory panel that works to strengthen the cultural and educational foundations of the U.S.-Japan relationship. CULCON’s Next Generation Task Force assesses the state of U.S.-Japan exchanges for the next generation to ensure opportunities for the future leaders in U.S.-Japan relations. Dr. Sheila Smith, Senior Fellow for Japan Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, and member of CULCON’s Next Generation Task Force, presented the Task Force’s recommendations for supporting the next generation of U.S.-Japan exchange at a policy lunch at Sasakawa USA on July 19, 2018. Ambassador James Zumwalt moderated the discussion.
KEI and Sasakawa USA co-hosted a discussion of the June 2018 U.S.-North Korea summit and whether it could be a turning point for relations with North Korea. The event took place from noon-1:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, at the Korea Economic Institute of America Conference Facility.
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Sasakawa USA is proud to announce the appointment of Sayuri Romei as Associate Fellow for Security and Foreign Affairs, effective December 11, 2017. Ms. Romei is an expert on the U.S.-Japan nuclear relationship, as well as U.S.-Japan relations and Japanese history, security and foreign policy.
Date: April 30, 2018
Join KEI and Sasakawa USA for a discussion of the results of the recent inter-Korean summit, the implications of the North Korea-China summit, the role of the U.S.-Japan summit, the prospects for the upcoming historic summit between President Trump and Kim Jong-un, and how all of these summits potentially fit together.
On March 14, 2018, Sasakawa USA held its Annual Dinner with Friends and Alumni, featuring a keynote speech from Manny Manriquez, the General Director of the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, Inc (JAMA) Washington Office, and a special preview into the research of the three participants of Sasakawa USA’s In-Depth Alumni Research Trip.