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CULCON XXVI: Renews Efforts to Double U.S.-Japan Study Abroad by 2020
November 20, 2014
CULCON XXVI convened on November 17-18, 2014 in Washington, DC. Chairman Harry Hill and Minoru Makihara presided over discussions on challenges and opportunities in U.S.-educational and arts exchange. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy and Ambassador Kenichiro Sasae delivered greetings from President Obama and Prime Minister Abe respectively. The meetings were held at S&R Foundation’s Evermay Estate in Georgetown.
The Joint Statement includes recommendations for educational exchange and arts exchange, including a renewed effort to double the number of U.S.-Japan study abroad students by 2020, as well as other areas, including digital access and education for sustainable development. Please read more about the Joint Statement here.