Ambassador of Japan speaking at MIT


What is the future of the U.S.-Japan alliance? What will be Japan's place in the world? What is the economic outlook for Japan? Bring your questions and your curiosity as Japan's ambassador to the U.S., Ichiro Fujisaki, engages in a discussion with the MIT community on the future of U.S.-Japan relations.

Fujisaki will deliver his address, titled "U.S.-Japan Relations: Where Are We Going?" from 12:30-2 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 14, in E40-496.

Prior to being named ambassador, Fujisaki had previously been political minister of the Embassy of Japan in Washington, D.C., and held diplomatic posts in Jakarta, Paris (OECD) and London. Fujisaki has also served as ambassador to the U.N. and to the WTO in Geneva. In the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Tokyo, he held such posts as deputy director-general for asian affairs and director-general for north american affairs before being appointed as deputy foreign minister. He has also served as the personal representative of the prime minister to G8 summit meetings.


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