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President Obama Speaks at CDC on the Ebola Outbreak

The Problem In West Africa, Ebola is now an epidemic of the likes that we have not seen before. It is getting worse. It’s spreading faster and exponentially. Today, thousands of people in West Africa are infected. That number could rapidly grow to tens of thousands. And if the outbreak is not stopped now, we ...
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Hague Abduction Convention Experts’ Meetings in Tokyo Come to a Close

On September 17-18, the U.S. Embassy Tokyo and the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Children’s Issues hosted successful meetings in Tokyo with Japanese officials and other experts regarding the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. The meetings increased mutual understanding of U.S. and Japanese programs and procedures related to parental ...
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Joint Press Statement for the U.S.-Japan Policy Cooperation Dialogue on the Internet Economy

The Sixth Director General-Level Meeting The United States and Japan held the sixth Director General-level meeting of the U.S.-Japan Policy Cooperation Dialogue on the Internet Economy in Washington, D.C. on September 16 and 17, 2014. In this dialogue, which included a session with private sector representatives, participants held candid and vibrant discussions on important Internet ...
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Embassy and CS Japan Support 190-Member Trade & Investment Delegation

Ambassador Kennedy and her Country Team worked hard to support the 2014 edition of the annual Southeast U.S. – Japan (SEUS) Conference during its week of commercial networking and relationship building in Tokyo.  The Amb. received Mississippi Governor Bryant for a call, met with the heads of delegation of the seven participating  southeastern states, and ...
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