Archive for April, 2014

OBAMA/ABE JOINT STATEMENT OFFICIALLY SHARES CULCON GOAL OF DOUBLING THE NUMBER OF EXCHANGE STUDENTS BY 2020

April 25, 2014 – 

“To ensure the future strength of the U.S.-Japan relationship, the two governments share the goal, established by the U.S.-JapanConference on Cultural and Educational Interchange (CULCON), of doubling two-way student exchange by the year 2020.”

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CULCON Issues Statement in Response to Obama/Abe Statement on U.S.-Japan Bilateral Exchanges

April 25, 2014 – 

The United States-Japan Conference on Cultural and Educational Interchange (CULCON) congratulates President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on their successful summit meeting on April 24, 2014, welcomes their initiatives to further promote and expand bilateral exchanges and dialogues, » READ MORE

CULCON Celebrates Leaders’ Commitment to People-to-People Exchange

April 24, 2014 – 

At a joint press conference today held in the Akasaka Palace in Tokyo, Japan, both President Obama and Prime Minister Abe referred to the importance of student exchange and public diplomacy. ┬áHere are quotes from the press conference; for the » READ MORE

CULCON is pleased to announce the second monthly edition of its new blog, World Wise!

April 17, 2014 – 

Ben Makihara

CULCON is pleased to announce the second monthly edition of its new blog, World Wise, a collection of short reflections from diplomats, business leaders, educators and others who have studied abroad in Japan and the United States.

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