Minister Akira Imamura, deputy head of mission, gave the students a presentation about Japanese diplomacy and Japan-Canada relations. Some of the topics discussed during the presentation included Japan’s National Security Strategy, the current state of Japan-Canada relations, future perspectives on strengthening Japan-Canada relations and Japan’s vision of a “Free and Open Indo-Pacific”.
Following the presentation, students had the opportunity to ask questions to Minister Imamura. Their questions touched on a broad range of topics including relations between Japan and Asian countries, security issues, people-to-people exchanges between Japan and Canada and the Embassy’s work.
|Minister Imamura beginning his presentation||Students listening to Minister Imamura’s presentation|
|Minister Imamura delivering his presentation||Minister Imamura answering students’ questions|
|Carleton International Relations Society (CIRS) students at the Embassy of Japan|