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  • President Barack Obama speaks at the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative Town Hall event in Malaysia on Nov. 20

    President Obama Visits Malaysia for ASEAN Summit

    Nov. 22 - President Barack Obama visited Malaysia Nov. 20-22 for summit meetings with ASEAN and other allies in the region. The President spoke to a group of young people in a town hall event as well as at the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit.

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  • Student Outreach at Japan Women's University

    Student Outreach at Japan Women's University

    Nov. 19 - In celebration of International Education Week, Ambassador Caroline Kennedy and Smith College President Kathleen McCartney participated in a panel discussion about studying abroad. The event was at Japan Women's University, a leader in women's education in Japan.

  • Ambassador Kennedy Offers Condolences for Paris

    Ambassadors Offer Condolences for Paris

    Nov. 17 - Ambassador Caroline Kennedy signed a condolence book at the French Embassy in Beijing, together with fellow U.S. ambassadors Max Baucus and Mark Lippert. [White House statement]

  • Getting Set for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

    Training Grounds for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

    Nov. 13 - The U.S. Olympic Committee signed a memorandum with Setagaya Ward in Tokyo for U.S. athletes to use two local training facilities during the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2020. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy praised the Olympic values of friendship and excellence that support U.S.-Japan ties.

  • A/S Ryan Promotes "Let Girls Learn"

    A/S Ryan Promotes "Let Girls Learn" in Japan

    Nov. 7 - Assistant Secretary of State Evan Ryan met with a group of Japanese high school principals at the American Center Japan for discussions on the importance of girls' education. #LetGirlsLearn

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