„Think about diversity in Aichi-Nagoya“
Ambassador Flygenring was one of the keynote speakers at the Aichi-Nagoya Network and International Exchange Forum, held on 20 February. The event was sponsored by the Aichi Prefectural Government, City of Nagoya, Nagoya Port Authority, Nagoya Chamber of Commerce and Industry as well as te Central Japan Economic Federation.
Ambassador Flygenring spoke on the topic of gender and diversity and its effect on the Icelandic economic revitalization since 2008. The Forum took place at the Nagoya City Guest House, but prior to the Forum all speakers were invited to visit the newly refurbished Honmaru Palace and Nagoya Castle. At Honmaru Palace, guests were treated to a show of Japanese traditional Tea Ceremony and the making of Japanese traditional sweets.
Gender Equality Equality Seminar in Yamaguchi City
On 2 March, Ambassador Flygenring was the keynote speaker at a gender equality seminar held in Yamaguchi City, Yamaguchi Prefecture. The event was held by Yamaguchi prefecture´s gender equality promotion office.
Ambassador Flygenring also had the chance to visit some of the historical sights of the city, including the famous Ruriko-ji Five Story Pagoda.