Saturday, November 22, 2014

Prime Minister of Japan’s Schedule September 22-28, 2014

Monday, September 22, 2014

AM
12:00 At official residence (no visitors)
08:00 At private residence (no morning visitors)
09:15 Depart from private residence
09:42 Arrive at Haneda Airport
09:51 Interview open to all media: When asked “What are you going to attend to at the UN General Assembly?” Mr. Abe answers “I want Japan to exhibit leadership with the UN in reforming the 21st century into a suitable condition.”
09:53 Interview ends
10:17 Depart from airport with wife Akie on private government aircraft bound for New York in order to attend UN General Assembly
(Local time in New York, United States)
Arrive by private government aircraft at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, United States
Lunch meeting with Japanese women who work in American business at Consul General of Japan’s official residence in New York

PM
(Local time in New York, United States)
Visit Columbia University in New York. Deliver address to students, question and answer session
Stay night at Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

AM

(Local time in New York, United States)
Attend Invest Japan Seminar hosted by Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) at hotel Hilton Midtown in New York, deliver address
Summit Conference with President of Iran Hassan Rouhani at UN Headquarters
Summit Conference with President of Mongolia Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj
Attend UN Climate Summit, give speech

PM
(Local time in New York, United States)
Informal talk and lunch meeting with members of New York City-based think tank Council on Foreign Relations
Summit Conference with President of UN General Assembly Sam Kutesa at UN Headquarters
Summit Conference with President of Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
Attend ambition session of UN Climate Summit, deliver address
Informal talk with accompanying group of reporters at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Metropolitan in New York
Stay night at Waldorf Astoria Hotel

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

AM

(Local time in New York, United States)
Attend international event concerning women sponsored by Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel
Dialogue with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
Conference with President of France François Hollande at hotel Langham Place in New York
Conference with President of Panama Juan Carlos Varela at UN Headquarters

PM
(Local time in New York, United States)
Conference with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at UN Headquarters
Conference with Prime Minister of Australia Tony Abbott at sushi restaurant Sushiden in New York
Give words of encouragement to Japanese UN personnel at Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York
Attend Japanese meal reception at UN Ambassador Yoshikawa Hajime’s official residence
Stay night at Waldorf Astoria Hotel

Thursday, September 25, 2014

AM

(Local time in New York, United States)
Conference with President of Iraq Fuad Ma’soum at Waldorf Astoria Hotel
Attend Japan-Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting at UN Headquarters
Attend High-Level Meeting on Response to Ebola Virus, give remarks

PM
(Local time in New York, United States)
Address UN General Assembly’s General Debate at UN Headquarters
Conference with Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani at Permanent Mission of Qatar to UN in New York City
Press conference with domestic and foreign media at hotel Grand Hyatt New York
Stay night at Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York

Friday, September 26, 2014

AM

(Local time in New York, United States)
Conference with Vice-President of the United States Joe Biden at Waldorf Astoria Hotel
Attend High-Level Meeting concerning UN Peacekeeping Operations at UN Headquarters

PM
(Local time in New York, United States)
Depart from John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York on private government aircraft

Saturday, September 27, 2014

AM

In transit

PM
(Japan time)
04:03 Finish attendance of UN General Assembly, arrive at Haneda Airport on private government aircraft with wife Akie
04:37 Arrive at office
04:38 Interview open to all media
04:39 Interview ends
04:40 Speak with Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga Yoshihide, Deputy Chief Secretary for Crisis Management Nishimura Yasuhiko, and Assistant Chief Cabinet Secretary Takamizawa Nobushige at Crisis Management Center
04:53 Finish speaking with Mr. Suga, Mr. Nishimura and Mr. Takamizawa
04:54 Interview open to all media: When asked “How will you deal with Mt. Ontake’s eruption affecting Nagano and Gifu Prefectures?” Mr. Abe answers “At this point it has been confirmed that there were casualties. We have indicated that we will exhaust our whole energy securing relief for victims and ensuring safety for mountaineers.”
04:55 Interview ends
05:02 Extraordinary Session Cabinet Meeting and Cabinet Meeting Concerning Mt. Ontake’s Eruption and Related Matters
05:21 Cabinet Meeting ends
05:24 Speak with Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Ohta Akihiro
05:36 Finish speaking with Mr. Ohta
07:40 Informal talk open to all newspaper and correspondent editorialists
08:10 Talk ends
08:11 Informal talk with commentary committee members of all Tokyo commercial broadcasting companies
08:32 Talk ends
08:35 Informal talk with all top reporters of Cabinet Kisha Club
08:55 Talk ends
08:57 Depart from office
09:12 Arrive at private residence in Tomigaya, Tokyo

Sunday, September 28, 2014

AM

12:00 At private residence (no visitors)
10:00 At private residence in Tomigaya, Tokyo (no morning visitors)
Stay at private residence throughout the morning (no visitors)

PM
Stay at private residence throughout the afternoon and evening (no visitors)


Provisional Translation by: Erin M. Jones

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