Ceremony for the Conferment of Decoration on Foreign Nationals 2022 Autumn

 On 28 February, Ambassador HIKIHARA Takeshi conferred upon Professor Simonetta Di Pippo, former Director of the United Nations Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon at a ceremony held at his official residence.
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Upper Left: Professor Di Pippo and Ambassador Hikihara holding diploma
Upper Middle: (From right to left)Ambassador Hikihara, Professor Di Pippo, Mr. Hedman (Acting Director of UNOOSA) , Mrs. Hikihara
Upper Right, Lower Left: Congratulatory Speech by Ambassador Hikihara
Lower Middle: Speech by Prof. Di Pippo
Lower Right: Speech by Mr. Hedman