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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 … » 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

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

JUSFC Hosts U.S.-Japan Town Hall with Deputy Secretary of State Blinken

On the occasion of its 40th anniversary, and the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, on April 14, 2015, the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission (JUSFC) in cooperation with the U.S. Department of State hosted the first of its … » READ MORE

Thursday, April 16, 2015

JUSFC Supports Stimson Center Program on U.S.-Japan-Australia Security Cooperation

To highlight the emerging minilateral relationship between the United States, Japan, and Australia the Stimson Center hosted a panel discussion to coincide with the release of its publication entitled US-Japan-Australia Security Cooperation: Prospects and Challenges. The panel, funded in … » READ MORE

Friday, March 13, 2015

In New Book, JUSFC Commissioner Dr. Sheila Smith Says China’s Rise Complicates Japanese Domestic Politics

The Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission (JUSFC) is delighted to announce the release of Dr. Sheila A. Smith’s new book, Intimate Rivals: Japanese Domestic Politics and a Rising China. In the book, JUSFC commissioner and CFR Senior Fellow Dr. Smith provides an … » READ MORE

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