Richard L. Armitage (Keio University Honorary Doctor) visits Keio University


On Thursday, May 30, Mr. Richard L. Armitage visited the Keio Global Research Institute (KGRI), which has entered its third year of operations, for the implementation of the "Richard Lee Armitage Commemorative Program: Building New Foundations for a Robust Japan-United States Relationship" (Armitage Program). The Project Leader for the Armitage Program is Motohiro Tsuchiya, Vice Director of the Keio University Global Research Institute (KGRI) and Professor at the Graduate School of Media and Governance.

This was the first time that Mr. Armitage had met with President Haseyama since he was awarded the Keio University Doctorate Honoris Causa at a conferment ceremony in June of last year.

Mr. Armitage and President Haseyama

President Haseyama with members of the Armitage Program
From left: Motohiro Tsuchiya (Professor, Graduate School of Media and Governance/KGRI Vice Director), Mr.Ryozo Kato (Former Japanese Ambassador to the United States), Mr.Richard Armitage (Former US Deputy Secretary of State), President Akira Haseyama, Ms.Kara Bue (Former Special Assistant to the Deputy Secretary of State), Toshihiro Okayama (Professor, Faculty of Policy Management)

Photo: Susumu Ishito

Related website:
Richard Lee Armitage Commemorative Program: Building New Foundations for the Robust Japan-United States Relationship