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  • The US/Japan Connection, a project of the National Performing Arts Network (NPN)

    Through support of artists and the arts, JUSFC helps to promote cultural understanding and deepens the ties between the people of Japan and the United States.  The Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission supports The US/Japan Connection, a project of the … » READ MORE

    The US/Japan Connection, a project of the National Performing Arts Network (NPN)

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    People-to-people exchanges between Japan and the United States strengthen the bilateral relationship and help promote peace and stability in the Asia Pacific region. JUSFC supports legislative exchanges that bring together leaders from both countries.… » READ MORE

    Legislative Exchanges

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    The Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission encourages collaboration and supports public affairs and education.  During a Capitol Hill briefing through the Congressional Study Group on Japan, Asst. Secretary of State Daniel R. Russel spoke to American and Japanese Policymakers about U.S. Diplomatic and … » READ MORE

    Assistant Secretary of State Daniel R. Russel Shares Diplomatic and Security Priorities

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    An ever-changing international community faces new challenges and needs a diversity of global leaders in Japan and the United States to address them. JUSFC invests in institutions and programs that engage the next generation in the US-Japan dialogue.… » READ MORE

    JUSFC invests in institutions and programs

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    JUSFC promotes the Study of the United States in Japan.  A joint effort among the Japanese Association for American Studies, the American Studies Association, and the Organization of American Historians brings together Japanese and American scholars at a 2013 Proseminar … » READ MORE

    Proseminar at Sophia University in Tokyo

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    Educational and cultural exchange between the people of Japan and the United States is the foundation of a strong and healthy US-Japan relationship.  JUSFC encourages collaboration and partnerships between individuals and organizations who share a common interest in supporting the … » READ MORE

    Educational and cultural exchange

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    JUSFC supports academic institutions and organizations dedicated to supporting Japanese language and cultural studies and scholarship about Japan in the US, and the US in Japan. Well-informed citizens with first-hand experiences working in US and Japanese culture strengthen the US-Japan … » READ MORE

    JUSFC supports academic institutions

News / Blog

Thursday, April 24, 2014

JUSFC Celebrates Leaders’ Commitment to People-to-People Exchange

The Commission and CULCON look forward to partnering with stakeholders in both countries to further the goal of doubling the number of students by 2020.  At a joint press conference today held in the Akasaka Palace in Tokyo, Japan, both … » READ MORE

Monday, March 17, 2014

JUSFC is pleased to announce the launching of a new blog, World Wise

JUSFC is pleased to announce the launching of CULCON’s new blog, World Wise a collection of short reflections from diplomats, business leaders, educators and others who have studied abroad in Japan and the United States.

Look forward to reading:  “The … » READ MORE

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

March 11

On March 11, 2011, three years ago today, Japan was devastated by the Great East Japan Earthquake and the subsequent Triple Disaster.  The years since this horrific disaster have brought out stories of both tragedy and of resilience, and the … » READ MORE

Site updated on April 24, 2014