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TOMODACHI Summer 2014 Coca-Cola Educational Homestay Program

Internet recruitment for participants has opened The TOMODACHI Initiative and the Coca-Cola Japan Reconstruction Fund has started recruiting for the TOMODACHI Summer 2014 Coca-Cola Educational Homestay Program. Sixty high school students from the three disaster-affected areas of Iwate, Miyagi, and Fukushima prefectures will have the opportunity visit the United States from July 21 to August ...
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Ambassador Kennedy Recognizes Japanese Entrepreneurs

Ambassador Caroline Kennedy hosted the fourth annual “The Entrepreneur Awards Japan” (TEAJ) ceremony at her Residence on January 29 as part of the U.S. Government’s efforts to promote the growth of entrepreneurship and innovation in Japan, especially in cooperation with U.S. business. Ambassador Kennedy spoke about the vital role that entrepreneurship will play in Japan’s ...
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TOMODACHI, SoftBank Announce 2014 Leadership Program

Japanese High Schoolers from Tohoku Will Be Given Opportunity to Study in California The TOMODACHI Initiative and SoftBank are pleased to announce the “TOMODACHI Summer 2014 SoftBank Leadership Program.” Fully funded by SoftBank, this program will send approximately 100 Japanese high school students from the disaster affected prefectures of Iwate, Miyagi, and Fukushima to the ...
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U.S. Government Welcomes Japan as Hague Abduction Convention Partner

Looking forward to comprehensive implementation of the Convention in Japan January 27, 2014 The United States welcomes Japan’s formal declaration to the Dutch Foreign Ministry on January 24 that Japan has ratified the Hague Abduction Convention. The Convention will enter into force between the United States and Japan on April 1, 2014. We applaud the ...
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