STRENGTHENING THE U.S.-JAPAN ALLIANCE: PERSPECTIVE FROM TWO AMBASSADORS. 5/9, 7:30-8:30am (EDT), ONLINE EVENT. Sponsor: CSIS. Speakers: Rahm Emanuel, U.S. Ambassador to Japan; Tomita Koji, Ambassador of Japan to the United States; Michael J. Green, Senior Vice President for Asia, Japan Chair, and Henry A. Kissinger Chair. s
REALIZING WOMEN, PEACE & SECURITY IN UKRAINE. 5/9, 10:00-11:30am (EDT), ONLINE EVENT. Sponsor: Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, GTU. Speakers: Amb. Oksana Markarova, Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States; Helga Schmid, Secretary General of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE); Yevheniia Kravchuk, Member of the Parliament of Ukraine (Verkhovna Rada); Olha Aivazovska, Chairwoman of the Board, Civil Network OPORA; Kateryna Cherepakha, President, La Strada Ukraine; Natalia Karbowska, Director of Strategic Development, Ukrainian Women’s Fund; Moderator: Amb. Melanne Verveer, Executive Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security.
DEFENSE TRANSFORMATION IN JAPAN? EXAMINING THE LDP’S RECOMMENDATIONS. 5/9, Noon-12:30pm (EDT). Sponsor: Hudson. Speakers: Itsunori Onodera, Former Defense Minister, Japan, Member, House of Representatives of Japan; Masahisa Sato, Former State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Japan; Takashi Yamashita, Former Minister of Justice, Japan; Moderator: Kenneth R. Weinstein, Walter P. Stern Distinguished Fellow, Hudson Institute.
UNITED STATES, EUROPE, AND JAPAN: TRILATERAL COOPERATION IN THE INDO-PACIFIC. 5/9, 3:30-4:45pm (EDT), CSIS Headquarters / Live Webcast. Sponsors: CSIS; Centre for Security, Diplomacy and Strategy (CSDS), Vrije Universiteit Brussel’s School of Governance. Speakers: Yuichi Hosoya, Professor of International Politics, University of Keio; Eva Pejsova, Senior Japan Fellow, CSDS; Luis Simon, Director, CSDS; Pierre Morcos, Visiting Fellow, Europe, Russia, and Eurasia Program; Michael J. Green, Senior Vice President for Asia, Japan Chair, and Henry A. Kissinger Chair; Max Bergmann, Director, Europe Program.
HOLDING TOGETHER: THE HIJACKING OF RIGHTS IN AMERICA AND HOW TO RECLAIM THEM FOR EVERYONE. 5/9, 5:00-6:00pm (EDT), ZOOM. Sponsor: Freedom House. Speakers: Sushma Raman, Author and Executive Director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard University; John Shattuck, Author, Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and Senior Fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard University. Moderator: Nicole Bibbins Sedaca, Executive Vice President for Strategy and Programs at Freedom House. PURCHASE BOOK: https://amzn.to/3kRsE6w