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Sunday, May 04, 2014

Nago City Mayor Susumu Inamine's public events in New York City (May 16 and 17) and Washington, D.C. (May 19 and 20) 稲嶺進・名護市長訪米時の公開イベント案内

Here are four public events during Nago City's Mayor Susumu Inamine's visit to the United States in mid-May.

1) New York City, May 16

Time and Date:18:30~20:00, May 16 (Friday)

Location: Room 309(in the library) Teachers Colleage, Columbia University. See map HERE.

Register HERE.

Susumu Inamine, mayor of Nago City, will come to Columbia University. Nago is a city in Okinawa prefecture where construction of a new US military base is planned, despite opposition by the majority of Nago's residents and the whole Okinawa. Mr. Inamine will talk about the current situation and his perspective on the US-Japan relationship.

2)New York City, May 17 (For details go to the previous post on this blog.)

US Military Bases in Okinawa and the Japan-US Relationship

Time and Date: 13:00 - 15:00, Saturday, May 17
(Door opens 12:30. Light refreshments will be served)

Place: Gallery of the Community Church of New York,
28 East 35 Street (between Madison and Park Avenues), NYC

Free admission. No registration necessary.

Organized by: New Diplomacy Initiative;

--- The event starts with Mayor Inamine's presentation “No New Base Will be Allowed in My City, Whether on Land or Sea” followed by comments by guest experts Mark Selden and Steve Rabson, and Q & A.

For details go to:

3) Washington D.C., May 19

LUNCH DISCUSSION WITH Mayor Susumu Inamine of Nago, Okinawa on the Prospects for a New Marine Corps Air Base on Okinawa (At CATO Institute, DC)

Time and Date: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM, Monday, May 19
Place: The Cato Institute, 1000 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

Discussion with Denny Tamaki, a member of the House of Representatives of Japan.

Lunch will be provided, but seating is limited, so please respond to, if you would like to attend****

Questions about the event can be directed to Travis Evans ( at CATO.

For details,

4) Washington, D.C., May 20

US Military Bases in Okinawa and the Japan-US Relationship

Time and Date: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Tuesday, May 20

Place: Busboys and Poets, 14th & V
2021 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009
phone: 202-387-7638

A Discussion with Nago City Mayor Susumu Inamine, and Member of the Japanese House of Representatives (Okinawa) Denny Tamaki Organized by:Busboys and Poets & New Diplomacy Initiative (ND)  

Inquiry: Busboys and Poets, phone: 202-387-7638
New Diplomacy Initiative,
For details:

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