Attendance by Ms. Shiraishi, Ambassodor in charge of Arctic Affairs, at Arctic-related Conference hosted by US Secretary Kerry
August 28, 2015
1 On August 31, Ms. Kazuko Shiraishi, Ambassador in charge of Arctic Affairs, will attend the "GLACIER", the Conference on Global Leadership in the Arctic: Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement and Resilience, hosted by US Secretary of State John Kerry in Anchorage, Alaska.
2 This conference will bring government delegations from Arctic Council (AC) member states and observer states as well as business people and experts to exchange views on strengthening cooperation on climate change, global environmental issues, and other Arctic-related issues.
3 Ambassador Shiraishi will deliver a speech to make an appeal for Japan's basic position on Arctic issues and its active commitment to address them.