2020 Autumn Conferment of Decoration

2020 Autumn Conferment of Decoration

On 3 November, the Government of Japan announced the 2020 Autumn Conferment of Decoration on Foreign Nationals in which Mr. Jean-Claude Juncker, former President of the European Commission and former Prime Minister of Luxembourg, Mr. Viorel Isticioaia-Budura, former Ambassador, Head of Delegation of the European Union to Japan and the Honorable Petr Ježek, former Chair of the Delegation for Relations with Japan, former Member of the European Parliament, were decorated for their contributions.

Mr. Jean-Claude Juncker
Decoration: Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun
Services: Contributed to strengthening bilateral relations and promoting friendship and goodwill between Japan and EU

Mr. Viorel Isticioaia-Budura
Decoration: The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star
Services: Contributed to strengthening relation and promoting friendship between Japan and EU

The Honorable Petr Ježek
Decoration: The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon
Services: Contributed to strengthening relations between Japan and EU and promoting inter-parliamentary exchanges between Japan and EU

Source: The Mission of Japan to the EU