(Event Summary) February 13, 2015 Kansai Diplomats Seminar (Organized Jointly by Osaka City and Osaka Prefecture)

On February 13th, 2015 Consuls-General from the Kansai Region were invited to a meeting organized jointly by Osaka Prefecture and Osaka City Government. The meeting was well attended (approximately 19 Consulates were represented). Following an opening address by Governor Matsui, KCC members listened to three presentations focusing on the following themes: English Education, How to Develop Globally Competitive Human Resources, and Osaka Tourism Strategies.

After the presentations, attendees exchanged ideas and shared information from their own experiences with Osaka officials.

The meeting was followed by a dinner reception.

IMG_7014 IMG_7023Top Photo: Governor Matsui (Osaka Prefecture) gives opening remarks prior to the reception.

Bottom Photo: Mr. Roderick Wols, Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Dean of the Kansai Consular Corps, gives a “kanpai” toast.