Japan-United States Friendship Commission Law and Legal Definition

The Japan-United States friendship commission is a federal agency established for the purpose of providing support for training and information to help prepare Americans to better meet the challenges and opportunities in the U.S.andJapan. There are various programs and initiatives undertaken to strengthen the bond between the U.S and Japan. According to 22 CFR 1600.170, Japan-United States friendship commission also prohibits any discrimination on the basis of handicap in programs or activities conducted by the agency.

The relationship is enhanced through various grant programs provided in the following areas:

1.The study of Japanese in the U.S.;

2. Public affairs;

3. The study of the U.S. in Japan;

4. In the field of arts.