First ‘Views of Japan’ event explores significance of Africa to the U.S. and Japan

Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog

On April 4, Sasakawa USA held the first of its “Views of Japan” event series at the Cosmos Club in Washington, D.C. to explore perceptions on Japan in other regions around the world. This inaugural event, “Japan and Africa: Regional Views and U.S.-Japan Cooperation,” focused on Japan’s engagement in Africa and how the country is perceived on the continent.

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TICAD VI and Japan’s New Foreign Policy Strategy

Author: Endō Mitsugi

Categories: In-Depth with Nippon.com

The sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development was the first to be held in Africa, taking place in Nairobi, Kenya, on August 27–28. Seeking to raise Japan’s profile on the continent and to achieve new foreign policy objectives, Prime Minister Abe unveiled a $30 billion package of public and private investment in Africa.

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