Foreign Minister KAMIKAWA’s attendance at the Women Foreign Ministers' Reception
On September 20, commencing at 8:25 p.m. (local time; September 21, 9:25 a.m. JST) for approximately 30 minutes, Ms. KAMIKAWA Yoko, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, who is visiting New York, U.S. to attend the United Nations General Assembly, attended the Women Foreign Ministers' Reception co-hosted by Canada and Liechtenstein.
Minister Kamikawa participated for the first time in this reception, which is regularly held as a network for women in leadership positions. The participants of the reception warmly welcomed Minister Kamikawa saying that she was a long-awaited female minister from Japan. Minister Kamikawa exchanged views on the environment surrounding working women and other issues in a friendly atmosphere.