Friday, March 17, 2017

Japan's New Public Diplomacy Towards China

This is an FCCC members-only event.

As a result of the rapid growth of China’s economy in recent years, the bilateral relationship between Japan and China has been dramatically changing.
In a rare opportunity, the FCCC invites members to hear the the view from inside the Japanese diplomatic mission in Beijing. Mr Yasushi Yamamoto, Minister of Press and Culture, will introduce Japan’s daily efforts of public diplomacy and ask: in this challenging era, how can we build new relations of the people, by the people, and for the people?

ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Yasushi Yamamoto is Minister of Press and Culture, at the Embassy of Japan in Beijing. Mr Yamamoto was previously director of the Regional Policy Division at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan. He previously served in the economic section at the Embassy of Beijing and the political section at the Embassy in Seoul. He holds a masters degree from Harvard University and a degree in Chinese Philosophy from Tokyo University.
VENUE: Embassy of Japan, Liangmaqiao Dongjie No 1.

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