Events

Issues Faced by a Mayor in Japan
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 6:00pm

The PSU Center for Japanese Studies presents

Setagaya-ku Mayor Hosaka

Issues Faced by a Mayor in Japan

April 6, 2017

6 p.m.

Room 327/8/9, Smith Memorial Student Union
1825 SW Broadway

Free and Open to the Public

Nobuto Hosaka (Setagaya-ku Mayor Hosaka) is the mayor of Setagaya-ku, the second largest special ward in Tokyo.  He will discuss three major issues of which Setagaya-ku has been at the leading edge: LGBT rights, providing day care, and preparing for the Tokyo Olympics.  Setagaya-ku will host the United States Olympic team.