Wednesday 29 June 2022
Government of Japan - 2020 Spring Conferment of Decorations on Foreign Nationals
On April 29th, 2020, the Government of Japan decided to confer decorations on 117 foreign nationals (23 out of recipients are women.) for the spring 2020.
The BJA would like to congratulate Andreas Thele, Professor at the Universities of Mons and Liege, Director of the Centre for Japanese Studies at the University of Liege and Member of the BJA Cultural Committee for receiving the "Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon" for his contribution to promoting academic exchange and mutual understanding between Japan and the Kingdom of Belgium.