The World Speaker Forum is pleased to announce its inaugural program with Ambassador Michael W. Michalak, who will share his insights into the evolving nature of U.S. relations with one of our closest allies and important economic partners, Japan, as well as its implications for the Pacific Northwest.
In his over 30 years of service with the U.S. Department of State, Ambassador Michalak has served in Japan, Australia, Pakistan, China, as well as in Washington, D.C., where he was assigned to the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, the Office for Japan and the Office of Chinese and Mongolian Affairs. Ambassador Michalak has also served as the United States Ambassador to Vietnam. He speaks Chinese, Japanese and Vietnamese.
This project is sponsored by Friends of the Library of Kirkland and is supported by the Japan-America Society of the State of Washington .
Moderator: Dale Watanabe, Executive Director, Japan-America Society of the State of Washington
Registration will be through the Kirkland Public Library. Register here.
マイケル W. ミハラク 元大使の講演が３月２４日カークランド図書館で行われます。（カークランド図書館・日米協会後援）
マイケル W. ミハラク 元大使は、３０年以上アメリカ国務省として日本やオーストラリア、パキスタン、中国で勤務し、ベトナムではアメリカ大使を務めました。日本語、中国語、ベトナム語を話し、当日はアメリカと日本や周囲の国との見解について講演予定です。