Date: April 4, 2017
Celebrating the beginning of a new season symbolized by the cherry blossoms, Sasakawa USA launched a new “Views of Japan” event series to explore perceptions on Japan in other regions around the world.
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.
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.