The Japan-Sweden Society

JSS Members and friends,

You are cordially invited to a Japan-Sweden Society evening with a presentation by the former Japanese Ambassador to Sweden, Shigeyuki Hiroki, followed by drinks and networking.

“Wonders of Sweden”

Japan's former Ambassador to Sweden shares his thoughts on the differences and similarities between Japan and Sweden when it comes to business, politics and culture.

Shigeyuki Hiroki, former Ambassador of Japan to Sweden

Thursday 7th July, 6:00pm-8:45 pm at the Embassy of Sweden in Tokyo

Mr. Shigeyuki Hiroki is the former Ambassador of Japan to Sweden. He has also served as Consul General of Japan in New York as well as Ambassador in Afghanistan and South Africa. Born in Tokyo in 1955, he graduated from Hitotsubashi University and started his career at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1979. During his long career, he has worked on important issues such as national security, Korean relations, developing countries, European affairs, consular matters, etc. He also served as Chief of Protocol at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. After 43 years of diplomatic service, he retired in 2021.

Event times
6:00pm Doors open and registration
6:30pm Introduction of the speaker by Seiji Morimoto, JSS Board Member and former Ambassador of Japan to Sweden
6:35pm-7:30pm Presentation by Shigeyuki Hiroki, former Ambassador of Japan to Sweden, followed by Q&A
7:30pm Closing remarks
7:35pm-8:45pm Networking, drinks and finger food

Participation fee
JSS members: JPY 2,000
Non-member guests: JPY 3,000
The event fee is payable in cash at the event.

Register your place using the form below
Registration deadline: 1st July.
Please note that registration in advance is necessary.

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We look forward to seeing many of you at the event.

Best regards,

The Japan-Sweden Society

The Japan-Sweden Society was founded in 1929 to foster and promote friendly relations between Japan and Sweden. His Imperial Highness Prince Hitachi is the Society's patron.