UCLA to invite Senator Inouye and UN Ambassador Nishida for its annual forum, June 1

UCLA New Visions Panel  Nishida Inouye Zumwalt
As a 20th anniversary event, UCLA Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies presents “New Visions of Japan Annual Forum” on Friday, 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 – 6:00 pm

RSVP:  http://ucla.in/K4ZUlw


Featured presentations


U.S.-Japan Relations in Transition

Presented by Honorable Daniel K. Inouye, United States Senator and Senate President Pro Tempore, State of Hawai’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 Noda’s visit to Washington DC on April 30, came at an important time in U.S.-Japan relations. The two nations’ 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.