Center for American Progress

: Japan’s Foreign and Economic Policies
Past Event

Japan’s Foreign and Economic Policies

The Hon. Seiji Maehara's Assessment of the Abe Administration

3:00 - 4:30 PM EDT


Please join The Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA and the Center for American Progress for remarks and discussion by the Honorable Seiji Maehara. Seiji Maehara has been a member of the House of Representatives of Japan since 1993. He was the leader of the Democratic Party of Japan from 2005 to 2006 and later served as Minister of Foreign Affairs and as Minister of Land, Transportation and Infrastructure under the cabinets of Naoto Kan and Yukio Hatoyama. Mr. Maehara will focus his remarks on Japan’s relationship with Korea and China, U.S.-Japan security cooperation, and Abenomics.

Welcoming remarks:
Rudy deLeon, Senior Vice President, National Security and International Policy, Center for American Progress
Daniel Bob, Senior Fellow and Senior Director for U.S.-Japan Programs, SPFUSA

Glen Fukushima, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress

Keynote remarks:

Honorable Seiji Maehara, Member of the House of Representatives of Japan