Joint Statement by the U.S. and Japan Chairs of the United States-Japan Conference on Cultural and Educational Interchange (CULCON)
April 25, 2014
- On April 25, following the joint statement of the Summit Meeting between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Barack Obama, Japan Chair of the United States-Japan Conference on Cultural and Educational Interchange (CULCON) Mr. Minoru Makihara (Senior Corporate Advisor, Mitsubishi Corporation) and U.S. Chair of CULCON Mr. Harry Hill (President and CEO, Oak Lawn Marketing, Inc.) jointly issued a statement (PDF) welcoming and supporting the two leaders’ initiatives.
- In June last year CULCON submitted their Education Task Force’s report to Prime Minister Abe. The report set a goal to “Double the Number of U.S. and Japanese Students Studying in Each Other’s Country by 2020,” and CULCON is currently engaging in follow-up activities to achieve that goal.