Under Secretary Rose Gottemoeller Travels to Japan

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
August 3, 2015

Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller will visit Hiroshima, Nagasaki and Tokyo, August 6-10.

On August 6, Under Secretary Gottemoeller will attend the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony.

On August 7, she will speak with students at Tokyo University about the importance of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education in Tokyo, Japan. She will then speak at the Symposium on Nuclear Disarmament Issues at the Center for the Promotion of Disarmament and Non-Proliferation.

On August 9, Under Secretary Gottemoeller will attend the Nagasaki Peace Memorial Service.

On August 10, the Under Secretary will lead the U.S. delegation to the Japan-U.S. Commission on Disarmament and Nonproliferation, a bilateral dialogue in Tokyo covering weapons of mass destruction, and other security issues.

During her visit, Under Secretary Gottemoeller will meet with various counterparts from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Defense.

For updates, follow Under Secretary Rose Gottemoeller on Twitter: @Gottemoeller.

For more information on the Office of the Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security, visit 2009-2017.state.gov/t.