Archive for April, 2014

OBAMA/ABE JOINT STATEMENT OFFICIALLY ENDORSE BRIDGING SCHOLARSHIPS AND FRIENDSHIP BLOSSOM INITIATIVE

April 25, 2014 – 

The Obama/Abe Joint Statement, issued on April 25, 2014, includes language that endorses the Bridging Foundation and Friendship Blossoms:

“…These government programs are complemented by the many non-governmental programs linking the people of our two countries… Such programs are indispensable, … » READ MORE

Bridging Foundation Celebrates Leaders’ Commitment to People-to-People Exchange

April 24, 2014 – 

At a joint press conference today held in the Akasaka Palace in Tokyo, Japan, both President Obama and Prime Minister Abe referred to the importance of student exchange and public diplomacy. Here are quotes from the press conference; for the … » READ MORE