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Japan & the U.S: Women in Bilateral Relations and the International Movement
Thursday, February 5, 2009 - 6:30pm

Japan & the US: Women in Bilateral Relations and the International Movement

A Lecture by Junko Ochi ( Deputy Consul General of Japan in Portland)

To review Japan-US relations six decades after the World War II in terms of womens issues referring to the similarities and differences and to extend the perspectives of both countries in the international trend.

Junko Ochi graduated from Waseda University majoring in politics and journalism. She then entered the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan in 1980. The places she had been assigned to abroad are the Consulate General of Japan in Chicago and the Embassies in the UK, Norway, Hungary and Finland. Before coming to Portland, she was dispatched as the senior liaison officer to the International Environmental Technology Center (IETC) of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) in Osaka, Japan. Since February 2006, she has been the Deputy Consul General of the Consulate General of Japan in Portland.

School of Business Administration 190 (Sixth Avenue and Harrison Street).

6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Date: Thursday Feb 5th 2009.

Free and open to the public

Contact: Institute for Asian Studies or Department of International Studies