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  • Kobe City

    Remembering the 1995 Kobe Earthquake

    Jan 17 – Twenty years after the devastating earthquake, Consulate General Osaka-Kobe remembers those who lost their lives in this tragic disaster and honors the survivors who have helped rebuild and revitalize the vibrant communities we live in today.

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  • Consul General Greenberg

    CG Greenberg Visits Hiroshima

    Dec 8 - Consul General Allen Greenberg visited Hiroshima, meeting with Mayor Matsui and Governor Yuzaki, attended a reception with the Japan-America Society of Hiroshima, and toured the Peace Memorial Museum and Honkawa Elementary School.

  • Ambassador Kennedy

    Ambassador Kennedy Greets Kyoto Prize Winners

    Nov. 10 – Ambassador Kennedy attended the Award Ceremony for the 2014 Kyoto Prize and read a letter of congratulations to the three winners this year: Dr. Samuel Langer and Dr. Edward Witten from the United States, and Ms. Fukumi Shimura from Japan.

  • Ambassador Kennedy

    Supporting the Special Olympics in Fukuoka

    Nov. 10 - Ambassador Caroline Kennedy and members of the diplomatic community cheered for athletes at the Special Olympics Nippon National Summer Games Fukuoka 2014.

  • CG Greenberg and students

    Dialog With Kansai Area Students

    Oct 16 – CG Greenberg joined Kansai American Center’s monthly “Soryoji Café” youth English discussion club, where he exchanged ideas with students from around the Kansai region. Follow Kansai American Center on Facebook to find out how to join events like this in the future.

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