UCLA to invite Senator Inouye and UN Ambassador Nishida for its annual forum, June 1
New Visions of Japan Annual Forum
UCLA Anderson Korn Convention Hall (located within the UCLA Anderson School of Management Complex)
Friday, June 1, 4:00 â€“ 6:00 pm
U.S.-Japan Relations in Transition
Presented by Honorable Daniel K. Inouye, United States Senator and Senate President Pro Tempore, State of Hawaiâ€™i
In the last ten years, Japan and the U.S. faced numerous political, economic, and security challenges. In the context of a dynamic Asia-Pacific region, which is rapidly changing, Senator Inouye will discuss the growing and transitioning U.S.-Japan relationship.
U.S.-Japan Relationship: A Post-Prime Minister Noda Visit Report Card
Presented by Jim Zumwalt, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Japan and Korea
Prime Minister Nodaâ€™s visit to Washington DC on April 30, came at an important time in U.S.-Japan relations. The two nationsâ€™ leaders discussed our security alliance, our global partnership, economic relations and people to people ties between our nations. Jim Zumwalt will discuss the status of U.S.-Japan relations in each of these areas, and propose some ideas for our agenda for the future.
Japan-US Cooperation at the United Nations
Presented by Tsuneo Nishida, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Japan to the Untied Nation
As reaffirmed at the April Summit Meeting in Washington DC, Japan and the U.S. have a shared vision for the future which guides them in their efforts in addressing various global challenges. Ambassador Nishida will present his view, from a UN perspective, as to how the two countries are working closely together.