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Walk in the U.S., Talk on Japan

October 15, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm

The U.S.-Japan relationship has become global in scope.

This alliance is the cornerstone of U.S. security interests in Asia and is fundamental to regional stability and prosperity. Not to mention the strong and mutually beneficial economic relationship.

An evening of foreign policy, sushi and sake. Join the Council and the Consulate General of Japan in Atlanta for another edition of the “Walk in U.S., Talk on Japan” program. Guests will enjoy an evening with a meaningful discussion around US-Japan relations over a spread of Japanese food and sake.

This is also your chance to welcome the new Consul General of Japan in Atlanta, Mr. Kazuyuki Takeuchi.Guest Speakers:

  • Dr. Tomohiko Taniguchi, Special Advisor to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Cabinet
  • Mr. Yasunori Nakayama, Acting Director General, Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA) (Former Consul-General of Japan in Toronto)
  • Ms. Makoto Kuroda, Senior Analyst, Credit Suisse Securities (Japan)
  • Ms. Akira Sakano, Chair of the Board, Zero Waste Academy (NPO) (2019 Co-Chair of Davos Symposium)


Members: $15 | Non-Members: $30
Includes Japanese hors d’oevres and sake


October 15, 2019
6:00 pm - 7:45 pm


Buckhead Center: Tower Place 200
3348 Peachtree Rd. Suite 300
Atlanta, 30326 United States