Sasakawa USA sponsors Congressional Study Group tour to Tokyo and Sapporo

Categories: Congressional Outreach

Seven members of the U.S. House of Representatives participated on a tour of Japan in late February through the Congressional Study Group on Japan (CSGJ), sponsored by Sasakawa USA. The delegation arrived in Tokyo on February 18 to embark on a week-long trip to enhance their understanding of Japan. The trip included meetings with Japan’s

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Cybersecurity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Challenges and Opportunities in Japan

On January 22, Sasakawa USA held a special roundtable discussion with participants of the December 2017 Sasakawa USA Emerging Experts Delegation (SEED) trip to Japan who were selected in partnership with the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). The roundtable centered on “Cybersecurity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Challenges and Opportunities in Japan” and the discussion was led by two of the SEED delegates.

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Japan, the United States and Democracy Promotion

Date: April 7, 2017

Sasakawa USA and the Genron NPO hosted a forum discussion on the differing approaches taken by the United States and Japan to promoting democracy around the world, and the potential to leverage the work of both countries through cooperative projects and programs.

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First polls after Trump’s victory show uneasy Japanese public

Author: Tobias Harris

Categories: Japan Political Pulse

As the Japanese government scrambles to react to Donald Trump’s upset victory in the November 8 United States presidential election—and with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expected to be the first world leader to meet with Trump this Thursday, November 17—new opinion polls suggest the Japanese public is uneasy about the impact of the election on the U.S.-Japan relationship.

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