Securing Japan's Future: How the LDP Can Meet Economic and Security Challenges
Pacific Leadership Fellow Public Lecture
Mr. Taro Kono: Public Lecture
February 07, 2011
Location: UC San Diego Campus, Atkinson Pavilion, Faculty Club
Open to: Public
Kono is a fifth term member of the House of Representatives (DIET) and he is currently serving as Director General of the Liberal Democratic Party's International bureau. Kono represents the 15th District of the Kanagawa Prefecture, which encompasses the cities of Chigasaki, Hiratsuka, Oiso and Ninomiya on the Sagami Bay.
Kono was born in Hiratsuka, Odawara, Kanagawa and he is a graduate from KEIO Senior High School in Japan and the Suffield Academy in Suffield, Connecticut. He then went on to graduate from Georgetown University with a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service. He also attended the Central School of Planning and Statistics (SGPiS) in Warsaw, Poland.
Read more about Taro Kono here.
A reception will follow this event, which is free and open to the public.
Get directions to the Faculty Club here.