US-Japan Foundation Honors Ambassador Robin C. Duke
New York, NY – April 2010
The United States – Japan Foundation awarded Honorable Robin Chandler Duke, Former U.S. Ambassador to Norway and Founder of the United States-Japan Foundation, with its Distinguished Service Award on April 8, 2010 at its Board Meeting in New York, NY. Amb. Duke was honored for her lifetime commitment to promoting friendship and understanding between the peoples of the United States and Japan.
Previous Distinguished Service Award recipients include: Honorable Yasuhiro Nakasone, Prime Minister of Japan 1982-1987; Ambassador Thomas S. Foley, US Ambassador to Japan 1997-2001; Ambassador Yoshio Okawara, Japan’s Ambassador to the US 1980-1985; Mr. Tadashi Yamamoto, JCIE Founder and President; and Ambassador Walter F. Mondale, Former Vice President 1977-1981 and US Ambassador to Japan 1993-1996.