PIC organized an online seminar titled “Pacific Islands Journey ~ the Federated States of Micronesia~ ” with 100 registered participants on 18 June 2021. This seminar has been certified as a commemorative project for the 9th Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting（PALM9）to be held this summer.
Followed by the opening remarks by H.E. Mr. John Fritz, Ambassador of the Federated States of Micronesia to Japan, the FSM government officials made presentations on investment opportunities and introduced the attractiveness as the tourist destination. In addition, Ms. Yuriko Aoki, World’s local cuisine researcher, gave a lecture on traditional FSM cuisine. In this seminar, approaching from multiple perspectives helped us to understand FSM more deeply.
Please refer to the seminar programs as follows, and presentation materials are available by clicking the icon (PDF).
The recorded video is also available for one month (until the end of July) for those who could not attend the seminar on the day. Please click here.
Program (JPN time)
Opening remarks (Language: Japanese)
HE Mr. John Fritz, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federated States of Micronesia to Japan
General Introduction of FSM (Language: Japanese)
Mr. Yukiteru Nanase, Adviser, Embassy of Federated States of Micronesia to Japan
Presentation 1 Business (Language: English)
“Trade and Investment Opportunities in FSM” (PDF)
Ms. Masako Johnnyboy, Program Manager for Investment Department of Resources & Development, Federated States of Micronesia National Government
Presentation 2 Tourism（Language: English/Japanese）
“FSM THE PLACE WE CALL HOME” (PDF)
Mr. Bermance Aldis, Program Manager, Division of Tourism, FSM Department of Resources & Development
- Pohnpei・Yap・Chuuk: “Tourism information and attractiveness of 3 states”
Mr.Yukiteru Nanase (Same as above)
- Kosrae: “Kosrae, Island of the Sleeping Lady”
Ms. Gennevieve V. Masao, Administrator, Division of Trade & Investment, Department of Resources and Economic Affairs, Kosrae Government
Presentation 3 Culture（Language: Japanese）
“Traditional and local FSM Cuisine”(PDF)
Ms. Yuriko Aoki, World’s local cuisine researcher
Closing (Language: Japanese)
Mr. Ryuzo Saito, Director, Pacific Islands Centre