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26th Class of Mansfield Fellows Welcomed at Tokyo Reception

On September 1, the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), and the National Personnel Authority (NPA) held a welcome reception for the 26th class of Mansfield Fellows at Iikura House in Tokyo. At the reception, Foreign Minister...

Announcing the Sixth Cohort of the U.S.-Japan Network for the Future

After a competitive selection process, the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation and Japan Foundation are pleased to announce the sixth cohort of the “U.S.-Japan Network for the Future” program. These fifteen specialists on the U.S.-Japan relationship will bring...

Twenty-Seventh Group of Mansfield Fellows Announced!

The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation is pleased to announce the twenty-seventh class of Mansfield Fellows, ten federal employees who will be working and living in Japan in 2023-2024. The Mike Mansfield Fellowship Program was established by Congress in 1994 to...

A Tragic Day and Sad Loss of Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

A message from Frank Jannuzi, President and CEO of the Mansfield Foundation. Dear Mansfield Foundation Family: I am shocked and deeply saddened by the tragic murder of Shinzo Abe today. My deepest condolences go out to all the people of Japan, and especially to our...

Mansfield Hosts Virtual Roundtables on U.S.-Japan Cooperation

Earlier this year, the Mansfield Foundation hosted two roundtables in an ongoing series looking at U.S.-Japan Cooperation in the world, with sessions focused on Maritime Security and Free and Open Infrastructure Investment. Recordings of these sessions are now...

Mansfield Mourns the Loss of Norman Mineta

The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation mourns the loss of the Honorable Norman Yoshio Mineta, former U.S. Secretary of Commerce and former U.S. Secretary of Transportation. Following a distinguished career in government, Secretary Mineta joined the Mansfield...