Japanese Ambassador Kenichiro Sasae hosted a reception at his residence for Congressional Hispanic Institute fellows, alumni, and staff who will be traveling to Japan as part of the Kakehashi exchange program.
The U.S.-Japan Caucus hosted a meeting on Capitol Hill with U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy. The group discussed security, trade, and other pressing issues for the region.
The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation and the Japan-United States Friendship Commission hosted a symposium on Captiol Hill entitled "Asia’s Space Race and the U.S.-Japan Alliance." Congressman Castro participated in the event and offered his thoughts on the future of space-related U.S.-Japan cooperation.