USJC's Executive Vice President Suzanne Basalla wrote this article for Nippon.com about Japan's Kakehashi Initiative.
Special mentions included Prime Minister Abe's visit, TOMODACHI, USJC, JALD, and more!
On April 28 in front of a “turn-away” crowd of well-wishers gathering on the South Lawn of the White House, US President Barack Obama and the First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed Prime Minister Abe Shinzō and Japan’s First Lady Abe Akie by warmly declaring the visit a “celebration of the ties of friendship and family that bind our peoples.”
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We spoke to Ms. Irene Hirano Inouye, President of U.S.-Japan Council about the warm diplomatic and trade relationship between the U.S. and Japan
Ambassador Kennedy has said about the U.S.-Japanese relations that, I quote, "the depth and reach of our partnership affects all sectors of government, business, sciences, education and culture. There is always potential to do more, deepen our ties, and explore new opportunities together." How important are organizations such as yours for the further enhancement of Japanese-U.S. relations?
The mission of the U.S.-Japan Council is to strengthen people-to-people relations between the United States and Japan. This is a...