Keio University Vice President for International Affair Jiro Kokuryo journeyed to Washington, D.C. February 26 to speak on Internet Governance as part of Japan Week, an annual event sponsored by a consortium of Japanese universities under the auspices of the Japan Research Institute (JPRI). Professor Kokuryo was joined by KICIS Director Jim Foster.
Professor Kokuryo keynoted a panel discussion entitled “Internet Governance in Asia: A New Focus for US-Japan Cooperation?” KICIS Director Jim Foster moderated the panel. They were joined by Andrew Harris from the Office of International Communications and IT Policy at the US Department of State and Dan Castro, a senior policy analyst with the Information Technology and Innovation Forum, a Washington-based think tank.
The U.S.-Japan Research Institute was jointly-established in Washington D.C. by Keio University, Kyoto University, The University of Tokyo, Ritsumeikan University, and Waseda University in collaboration with the business world. The Institute aims to provide a base for top American and Japanese researchers to carry out joint-research into issues facing the societies of America and Japan in the international community and to provide academic and practical training to young researchers and company employees.
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US Japan Cooperation on Internet-Governance in Asia
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