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Japan Foundation Kakehashi Young Leaders Delegation


– 01/22/2014


Hiroshima, Tokyo


Japan Foundation Kakehashi Young Leaders Delegation

Kakehashi Delegation

A special delegation of 11 Young Leaders traveled as guests of the Japanese Government to visit institutions and organizations to expand knowledge of Japanese security issues and to promote a deeper understanding of Japan.


Tuesday, January 14:

  • Orientation on Japan’s National Security Policy, Japanese Economy, Japan’s Social Policy
  • Visit around Tokyo – Asakusa

Wednesday, January 15:

  • Visit to Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • History & Culture at Tokyo National Museum
  • Visit around Tokyo – Akihabara

Thursday, January 16:

  • Visit to Ministry of Defense
  • Japan Center for Conflict Prevention
  • National Institute for Defense Studies
  • The Japan Institute of International Affairs
  • National Institute for Educational Policy Research
  • Institute of Developing Economies, JETRO

Friday, January 17:

  • Shinkansen from Tokyo to Hiroshima
  • Visit to Hiroshima Prefectural Government office
  • Visit to Hiroshima City University

Saturday, January 18:

  • Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum — Peace Building and Understanding
  • Lecture by atom bomb survivors
  • Visit to Kamoizumi Brewery/Workshop

Sunday, January 19:

  • Cultural Experience — Experience making Miyajima-Tray
  • World Cultural Heritage visit to Itsukushima Shrine, Senjo-kaku
  • Shinkansen from Hiroshima to Tokyo

Monday, January 20:

  • Independent Research Day

Tuesday, January 21:

  • Visit to Science Technology Institution — Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
  • Visit to Daiwa Securities Co., Ltd., lecture and exchange with young researchers
  • Wrap-up session with participants, discussion, and Q&A with scholars

Wednesday, January 22:

  • Free day/departure for USA

Kakehashi YLs sightsee and explore on the Island of Miyajima