Ireland: Culture and Diplomacy
A talk by Chris Green from the Embassy of Ireland in Japan
Chris Green, an Irish citizen and diplomat from the embassy, will speak about the beautiful nation of Ireland. We will learn about its rich history, fascinating food traditions, and unique sports. Chris will also speak about the life of a diplomat and the responsibilities of his job, as well as the issues that can arise when working in a foreign embassy. He’ll discuss Ireland’s relationship with Europe, including the complexity of sharing a border with neighboring England who is in the process of leaving the European Union. Finally, we’ll learn about the relationship between Ireland and Japan.
Date: Monday, April 9th
Time: 17:00 – 18:30
Fee: ¥500 Current KAIS/EMS Students
¥ 1,000 Former KAIS/EMS Students
¥ 2,000 Guardians / Adults
Location: KAIS Elementary and Middle School
1 Chome-6-8 Nakane, Meguro, Tokyo 152-0031
Pre-registration is required. Sign-up using this link.
Chris Green is the Second Secretary and Consul at the Embassy of Ireland in Japan. He has served in Japan for two years, and works on consular, agriculture & food, energy and environment, and sport issues. Prior to his posting in Japan, Chris worked in Consular Division, in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s HQ in Dublin, and prior to becoming a diplomat he was a press officer for a political party in Ireland.