Speaker: Shinsuke Sugiyama, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the United States of America

Moderator: Christina L. Davis, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Professor of Government; Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

Drawing on his distinguished service as Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs (Japan's highest diplomatic position), Director-General of the Asian and Oceanic Affairs Bureau, and Director of the Treaties Division, Ambassador Sugiyama will discuss the U.S.-Japan security cooperation as the two countries mark the 60th anniversary of their security treaty in 2020. He will also explore possible future trajectories of the bilateral alliance in changing regional and global security environment.

Co-sponsored by the International Security Program

For more information, email the Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Program Staff Assistant at eduncan@wcfia.harvard.edu