Japan's Approach to Confronting Global Issues

Makoto Kuroda, Senior Research Analyst, Credit Suisse Securities (Japan); Yasunori Nakayama, Acting Director General, Japan Institute of International Affairs; Akira Sakano, Chair, Board of Directors, Zero Waste Academy; Tomohiko Taniguchi, Special Advisor to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Cabinet

Japan's Approach to Confronting Global Challenges

The United States and Japan have been strong economic and security partners for decades. Japan is the United States’ fourth largest overall trading partner, and the United States and Japan are the largest and third-largest economies in the world, respectively. With this position in the world economy, Japan has taken unique approaches to confronting global challenges related to sustainable development and diplomacy. Join the Council on Global Affairs and a diverse panel of speakers to explore Japan’s approach to some of the world’s most pressing challenges.

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10:00 a.m. 
Presentation and Q&A

11:00 a.m. 
Networking Reception

11:30 a.m.

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