ADVISORY: The Hon. Seiji Maehara’s to Give Remarks on Japan’s Foreign and Economic Policies

Washington, D.C. — On Wednesday, March 12, the Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA and the Center for American Progress will host a discussion and remarks from the Honorable Seiji Maehara. Mr. Maehara, who has been a member of the House of Representatives of Japan since 1993, 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’s remarks will focus 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


Wednesday, March 12, 2014
3:00 p.m. EST – 4:30 p.m. EST


Center for American Progress
1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20005


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For more information, contact Anne Shoup at or 202.481.7146.