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December 2017

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address
[December 26, 2017]

Meeting of Councillors of Keidanren (Japan Business Federation)

On December 26, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a Meeting of Councillors of Keidanren (Japan Business Federation) held in Tokyo.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[December 26, 2017]

Ministerial Council on Renewable Energy, Hydrogen and Related Issues

On December 26, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the second meeting of the Ministerial Council on Renewable Energy, Hydrogen and Related Issues at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address (1)
[December 26, 2017]

Conferment Ceremony for the Japan SDGs Award

On December 26, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the conferment ceremony for the first Japan SDGs Award at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[December 26, 2017]

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Promotion Headquarters

On December 26, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the fourth meeting of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Promotion Headquarters at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[December 26, 2017]

Headquarters for Promoting Decentralization Reform

On December 26, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 11th meeting of the Headquarters for Promoting Decentralization Reform at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister holding the press occasion
[December 26, 2017]

Press Occasion on the Five Years Since the Inauguration of the Abe Cabinet

On December 26, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press occasion at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[December 25, 2017]

Council for Science, Technology and Innovation

On December 25, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 34th meeting of the Council for Science, Technology and Innovation at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister visiting the photo exhibition
[December 24, 2017]

58th Press Photo Exhibition 2017

On December 24, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited the 58th Press Photo Exhibition 2017 being held in Tokyo.

Photograph of the Prime Minister presenting a certificate of award (1)
[December 22, 2017]

Awards Ceremony for Long-Serving Employees of the Cabinet and Cabinet Office

On December 22, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a ceremony held at the Prime Minister's Office to present awards to long-serving employees of the Cabinet and Cabinet Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[December 22, 2017]

Joint Meeting of the Strategic Headquarters for the Promotion of an Advanced Information and Telecommunications Network Society (IT Strategic Headquarters) and the Strategic Council for the Promotion of the Use of Public Data by the Private Sector

On December 22, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe jointly held the 72nd meeting of the Strategic Headquarters for the Promotion of an Advanced Information and Telecommunications Network Society (IT Strategic Headquarters), and the 3rd meeting of the Strategic Council for the Promotion of the Use of Public Data by the Private Sector, at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[December 22, 2017]

Ministerial Council on the Promotion of Japan as a Tourism-Oriented Country

On December 22, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the eighth meeting of the Ministerial Council on the Promotion of Japan as a Tourism-Oriented Country at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[December 21, 2017]

Meeting of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy

On December 21, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 17th meeting in 2017 of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister attending the meeting (1)
[December 21, 2017]

Ministerial Council on the Monthly Economic Report and Other Relative Issues

On December 21, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a meeting of the Ministerial Council on the Monthly Economic Report and Other Relative Issues at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister visiting Iwate Prefectural Otsuchi High School  (1)
[December 20, 2017]

Visit to Iwate Prefecture

On December 20, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Iwate Prefecture.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[December 19, 2017]

Courtesy Call from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea

On December 19, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from H.E. Ms. Kang Kyung-wha, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[December 19, 2017]

Meeting of the Government and Ruling Parties

On December 19, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the Meeting of the Government and Ruling Parties at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[December 19, 2017]

Council for Designing 100-Year Life Society

On December 19, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 4th meeting of the Council for Designing 100-Year Life Society at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering a speech
[December 19, 2017]

Research Institute of Japan National Seminar

On December 19, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the national seminar organized by the Research Institute of Japan in Tokyo and delivered a speech on urgent domestic and international issues.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement  (1)
[December 18, 2017]

Ministerial Council on the Strengthening of the Maritime Security System

On December 18, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a meeting of the Ministerial Council on the Strengthening of the Maritime Security System, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[December 18, 2017]

Council on Overcoming Population Decline and Vitalizing Local Economy

On December 18, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 14th meeting of the Council on Overcoming Population Decline and Vitalizing Local Economy in Japan at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[December 18, 2017]

Courtesy Call from the U.S. Chief of Naval Operations

On December 18, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call at the Prime Minister's Office from Admiral John M. Richardson, Chief of Naval Operations of the United States of America.

Photograph of the Prime Minister attending a commemorative photograph session
[December 18, 2017]

Luncheon with Japanese-Speaking Ambassadors to Japan

On December 18, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hosted a luncheon for Japanese-speaking ambassadors accredited to Japan, at the Prime Minister’s Official Residence.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the written opinion (1)
[December 18, 2017]

The Prime Minister Receives a Written Opinion from the Councilors’ Meeting of the Headquarters for Ocean Policy

On December 18, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a written opinion from Mr. Koji Miyahara, Chairman of the Councilors’ Meeting of the Headquarters for Ocean Policy, at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[December 15, 2017]

Council on National Strategic Special Zones

On December 15, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 32nd meeting of the Council on National Strategic Special Zones at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister giving a speech (1)
[December 15, 2017]

Meeting of Managing Editors of the Member Companies of Kyodo News

On December 15, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a meeting of managing editors of the member companies of Kyodo News held in Tokyo and gave a speech.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[December 15, 2017]

Ministerial Meeting Concerning Measures Against Crime

On December 15, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 28th Ministerial Meeting Concerning Measures Against Crime at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister shaking hands with the President of Myanmar
[December 14, 2017]

Japan-Myanmar Summit Meeting and Other Events

Japan-Myanmar Summit Meeting and Other Events

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[December 14, 2017]

Courtesy Call from a Delegation Led by the Chairman of the Liberty Korea Party

On December 14, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from a delegation led by Mr. Hong Joon Pyo, Chairman of the Liberty Korea Party, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address (1)
[December 14, 2017]

Forum for Consultations between the National and Regional Governments

On December 14, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the third meeting in FY2017 of the Forum for Consultations between the National and Regional Governments at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister shaking hands with the UN Secretary-General
[December 14, 2017]

Meeting with the UN Secretary-General and Other Events

On December 14, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a meeting and other events with H.E. Mr. António Manuel de Oliveira Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the high level opening session
[December 14, 2017]

Universal Health Coverage Forum 2017 and Other Events

On December 14, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Forum 2017 and other events held in Tokyo.

Photograph of the leaders shaking hands
[December 13, 2017]

Japan-Senegal Summit Meeting and Other Events

On December 13, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a summit meeting and other events with H.E. Mr. Macky Sall, President of the Republic of Senegal, at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address (1)
[December 13, 2017]

Education Rebuilding Implementation Council

On December 13, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 41st meeting of the Education Rebuilding Implementation Council at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address (1)
[December 13, 2017]

Award Ceremony for the Japan Medical Research and Development Grand Prize

On December 13, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the first award ceremony for the Japan Medical Research and Development Grand Prize, held at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address (1)
[December 13, 2017]

Ceremony to Commend Leading Companies Where Women Shine

On December 13, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a ceremony to commend leading companies where women shine, at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[December 12, 2017]

Courtesy Call from the Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme

On December 12, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from Mr. David Beasley, Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister being presented with the Japanese wagyu beef
[December 12, 2017]

Report on the Selection of Kagoshima Black Beef as the Top Wagyu in Japan

On December 12, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a report at the Prime Minister’s Office that Kagoshima Black Beef has been selected as the top wagyu (high quality Japanese beef) in Japan.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[December 12, 2017]

Strategic Headquarters for Space Development

On December 12, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 16th meeting of the Strategic Headquarters for Space Development at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister attending a photograph session (1)
[December 11, 2017]

Courtesy Call from a Delegation from the Japan-Korea and Korea-Japan Parliamentarians' Unions

On December 11, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call at the Prime Minister’s Office from a delegation from the Japan-Korea and Korea-Japan Parliamentarians' Unions.

Photograph of the Prime Minister swinging a bat
[December 11, 2017]

Courtesy Call from the Winning Team of the Little League Baseball World Series

On December 11, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from the winning team (Tokyo Kitasuna Little League) of the Little League Baseball World Series at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister holding the press occasion
[December 8, 2017]

Press Occasion on the Summit Telephone Talk with the President of the European Commission

On December 8, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a press occasion at the Prime Minister's Official Residence regarding a summit telephone talk with H.E. Mr. Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, from the European Union (EU).

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address (1)
[December 8, 2017]

Meeting of the Government and Ruling Parties

On December 8, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended a Meeting of the Government and Ruling Parties at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address (1)
[December 8, 2017]

National Council for the Promotion of Disaster Prevention

On December 8, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the third meeting of the National Council for the Promotion of Disaster Prevention at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address (1)
[December 8, 2017]

Headquarters on Creating Dynamism in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery Industries and Local Communities

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 22nd meeting of the Headquarters on Creating Dynamism in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery Industries and Local Communities at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address (1)
[December 7, 2017]

Administrative Reform Promotion Council

On December 7, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 29th meeting of the Administrative Reform Promotion Council at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering a congratulatory address
[December 7, 2017]

Ceremony for the Completion of the Marunouchi Plaza at Tokyo Station

On December 7, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the ceremony for the completion of the Marunouchi Plaza at Tokyo Station, in the presence of Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan.

Photograph of the Prime Minister holding the meeting (1)
[December 7, 2017]

Meeting with the Japanese Trade Union Confederation (RENGO)

On December 7, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a meeting with the Japanese Trade Union Confederation (RENGO) at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the leaders shaking hands
[December 6, 2017]

Japan-Latvia Summit Meeting and Other Events

On December 6, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hosted a summit meeting and other events with H.E. Mr. Māris Kučinskis, Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia, at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the leaders shaking hands
[December 5, 2017]

Japan-Madagascar Summit Meeting and Other Events

On December 5, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a summit meeting and other events with H.E. Mr. Rakotoarimanana Hery Martial Rajaonarimampianina, President of the Republic of Madagascar, at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the proposal (1)
[December 5, 2017]

Proposal from the LDP Headquarters for the Revitalization of Education

On December 5, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a proposal from the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan (LDP) Headquarters for the Revitalization of Education, at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address (1)
[December 5, 2017]

Awards Ceremony Related to the FY2017 Week of Persons with Disabilities

On December 5, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the Awards Ceremony Related to the FY2017 Week of Persons with Disabilities in Tokyo, in the presence of Their Imperial Highnesses the Crown Prince and Crown Princess.

Photograph of the Prime Minister stating his opinions (1)
[December 5, 2017]

Plenary Session of the House of Representatives

On December 5, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the plenary session of the House of Representatives.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[December 5, 2017]

Courtesy Call from the Deputy Secretary General of the Bureau International des Expositions

On December 5, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from Mr. Dimitri Kerkentzes, Deputy Secretary General, Bureau International des Expositions (BEI), at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address
[December 4, 2017]

Welcome Reception for the Third Japan-China Business Leader and Former High-Level Government Official Dialogue (Japan-China CEO Summit)

On December 4, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the welcome reception for the Third Japan-China Business Leader and Former High-Level Government Official Dialogue (Japan-China CEO Summit) held in Tokyo.

Photograph of the Prime Minister answering questions
[December 4, 2017]

Plenary Session of the House of Councillors

On December 4, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the plenary session of the House of Councillors.

Photograph of the Prime Minister delivering an address
[December 4, 2017]

Liaison Meeting of the Government and Ruling Parties

On December 4, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the Liaison Meeting of the Government and Ruling Parties at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[December 4, 2017]

Courtesy Call from a Delegation of the Korea-Japan Cooperation Committee

On December 4, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from a delegation of the Korea-Japan Cooperation Committee, at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister making a statement (1)
[December 1, 2017]

Meeting of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy

On December 1, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held the 16th meeting in 2017 of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[December 1, 2017]

Courtesy Call from the Liaison Council of Municipalities in Nemuro Subprefecture for the Development of Regions near the Northern Territories

On December 1, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from the Liaison Council of Municipalities in Nemuro Subprefecture for the Development of Regions near the Northern Territories at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[December 1, 2017]

Courtesy Call from the Japan-France Club

On December 1, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from the Japan-France Club at the Prime Minister's Office.

Photograph of the Prime Minister receiving the courtesy call (1)
[December 1, 2017]

Courtesy Call from the Speaker of the Pyithu Hluttaw of Myanmar and Others

On December 1, 2017, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from the Rt. Hon. U Win Myint, Speaker of the Pyithu Hluttaw, Republic of the Union of Myanmar, and others, at the Prime Minister's Office.

Prime Minister Abe holding a press occasion.
[December 1, 2017]

Press Occasion on the Imperial House Council Meeting

On December 1, 2017, Prime Minister Abe held a press occasion at the Prime Minister's Office.

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