ADVISORY: CAP to Host Japanese Ambassador for Presentation and Discussion of Evolving Relationship between United States and Japan

American Progress's picture
Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly version

Contact: Tom Caiazza
Phone: 202.481.7141

Washington, D.C. — As the two leading democratic economies in the world, the United States and Japan share a close alliance in areas ranging from security and trade to technology and the arts. But after six decades of peaceful economic rise in the region, recent changes in the economic and security environment of East Asia have pushed this alliance in a new direction.

On Monday, June 30, the Center for American Progress will host Japanese Ambassador to the United States Kenichiro Sasae for a presentation on the changing relationship between the United States and Japan and their shared economic and security goals. The event will also include a discussion between the ambassador and CAP Senior Fellow Glen S. Fukushima.


Neera Tanden, President, Center for American Progress

Kenichiro Sasae, Japanese Ambassador to the United States

Glen S. Fukushima, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress


Monday, June 30, 2014

3:00 p.m. ET – 4:00 p.m. ET


Center for American Progress

1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor

Washington, D.C., 20005

Map & directions

Nearest Metro: Blue/Orange Line to McPherson Square or Red Line to Metro Center


RSVP for this event.

For more information on this topic, contact Tom Caiazza at 202.481.7141 or


To speak with our experts on this topic, please contact:

Print: Katie Peters (economy, education, poverty, Half in Ten Education Fund)

202.741.6285 or

Print: Andrea Purse (women's issues)

202.741.6250 or

Print: Tom Caiazza (foreign policy, health care, LGBT issues, gun-violence prevention, the National Security Agency)

202.481.7141 or

Print: Chelsea Kiene (energy and environment, Legal Progress, higher education)

202.478.5328 or

Spanish-language and ethnic media: Tanya Arditi

202.741.6258 or

TV: Rachel Rosen

202.483.2675 or

Radio: Chelsea Kiene

202.478.5328 or

Copy this html code to your website/blog to embed this press release.


Post new comment

7 + 9 =

To prevent automated spam submissions leave this field empty.
Page execution time was 488.88 ms.

Memory usage:

Memory used at: devel_init()=2.12 MB, devel_shutdown()=23.82 MB.