2011 Consuls General & Japanese American Leaders Meeting


The 2011 Annual Meeting of the Ambassador, Consuls General and Japanese American Leaders Meeting (CG-JA) took place February 10th-12th in Washington, DC. It convened 33 Japanese American leaders, 17 Consuls General, Consuls and Acting Consuls General, Ambassador Ichiro Fujisaki, Senator Daniel K. Inouye, ten representatives from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, executives from the Japan Foundation’s New York and Los Angeles offices and Japanese business executives from Washington, DC.

The discussion focused on areas identified by both the U.S. and Japan as areas with high potential for collaboration including High-Speed Rail (HSR), clean & green technology, fostering quality educational exchange and language education, and building legislative networks to support U.S.-Japan relations.