Japanese National Diet Tour and Briefing (YCAPS-JUMP Seminar)

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Japanese National Diet Tour and Briefing (YCAPS-JUMP Seminar)

May 28, 2018 , 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

This next event in the Yokosuka Council on Asia-Pacific Studies-JUMP seminar series will begin with a social lunch and briefing on the Japanese Diet and legislative process by Japanese politics specialist Michael Bosack. Participants will then proceed to Japan’s National Diet Building where the group will be given a private tour led by a professional diet staff member. In conjunction with the tour, participants will have the opportunity to take part in a small group discussion on international affairs with experts working in the Diet building. Pending schedules, the discussion may include an elected member of the Diet.


When: May 28, 2018, 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: Meet at noon for the lunch at Iwaen, Chinese Restaurant in Kasumigaseki.
RSVP: RSVP required. The event is currently at capacity, but you may email info@YCAPS.org to be added to the waitlist.

About the Speaker:

Michael Bosack is a Ph.D. Candidate at the International University of Japan’s Graduate School of International Relations. Previously, he was the Deputy Chief of Government Relations at Headquarters, U.S. Forces, Japan, where he was part of the team that drafted and implemented the 2015 Guidelines for U.S.-Japan Defense Cooperation. Michael is a graduated Mansfield Fellow and military veteran with two tours to Afghanistan.

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