Department of Defense Education Activity

Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and DoDEA postpone cultural and educational exchange camps at Sasebo, Iwakuni

For Immediate Release — February 8, 2021 | Pacific

JAPAN — February 8, 2021 — Due to the ongoing state of emergency in certain areas particularly in Tokyo and the current situation of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA) and Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) have made the joint decision to postpone the student cultural and exchange camps at Sasebo and Iwakuni until conditions allow.

The health and safety of student participants is our priority.

MOFA and DoDEA look forward to holding this bilateral initiative in the future.