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JIIA regularly organizes important symposiums and forums and a variety of international conferences and other meetings that significantly contribute to enhancing public awareness on international affairs and developing global networks and collaboration. Distinguished speakers from around the world are invited to these symposiums/forums to speak on current international affairs and Japanese foreign policy and to offer the public their insights on issues.

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JIIA-Stanford Symposium "The Past, Present, and Future International Order in East Asia" (2019-05-10)

Theme: "The Role of the OECD in the Changing World Economy"
Panelists: Dr. Ángel Gurría OECD Secretary-General (and more)
 (2019-04-16)
Panelists:
  Dr. Ángel Gurría OECD Secretary-General
  Mr Rintaro Tamaki President, Japan Center for International Finance
  Amb. Yoichi Otabe Adjunct Fellow, JIIA / Former Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Japan to the International Organizations in Geneva
  Amb. Kenichiro Sasae President, JIIA (Moderator)
Video
Theme: "What’s next beyond JPN/EU EPA? Our common responsibility for the open and free trading system?"
Panelist: Dr. Cecilia Malmström European Commissioner for Trade (and more)
 (2019-04-10)
Panelists:
Dr. Cecilia Malmström (European Commissioner for Trade)
Yoriko Kawaguchi (Visiting Professor, Musashino University / Former Minister for Foreign Affairs / Former Minister of the Environment)
Yorizumi Watanabe (Professor, Kansai University of International Studies/ Emeritus Professor, Keio University)
Moderator:
Yoichi Otabe (Adjunct Fellow, The Japan Institute of International Affairs / Former Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Japan to the International Organizations in Geneva)

Video
JIIA Open Symposium "Interpreting the Essence of Trump’s Foreign Policy" (2019-03-11)
Opening Remarks: Yasunori NAKAYAMA, Director General (Acting), JIIA
Report#1 Akio Takahata, Professor, Hakuoh University
Report#2 Tomoyuki Miyata Lecturer, Teikyo University
Discussion
   Fumiaki Kubo, Professor, The University of Tokyo, and Senior Adjunct Fellow, JIIA
   Kenichiro Sasae President, JIIA / Former Japanese Ambassador to the U.S.
Q&A
*This Symposium was conducted by the Chatham House Rule.
Video
JIIA Open Symposium “The Korean Peninsula in an ‘Age of Uncertainty’ and Japan’s Foreign/Security Policy” (2019-03-11)
Opening Remarks:
Yasunori NAKAYAMA
(Director General (Acting), The Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA))
“The Korean Peninsula in an ‘Age of Uncertainty’ and Japan’s Foreign/Security Policy”Study Group
(Moderator: Masao OKONOGI, Professor Emeritus, Keio University)
Briefing by Study Group Leader on key research topics and issues being addressed. (10min)
Study Group Leader: Masao OKONOGI
Reports: (15min each)
(1) Hideya KURATA (Professor and Director, Global Security Center, National
Defense Academy / Adjunct Fellow, The Japan Institute of International Affairs(JIIA))
“The Security Environment on the Korean Peninsula and Recent Developments”
(2) Hajime IZUMI (Professor, Tokyo International University)
“Overview of the 2nd US-North Korea Summit and the Prospects of US-North Korea Relations”
(3) Junya NISHINO (Professor, Keio University)
“Japan-South Korea Relations at Present and Proposals for Managing Relations”
Q&A
Summary and Closing Remarks by Study Group Leader
*This Symposium was conducted by the Chatham House Rule.
Video
JIIA Open Symposium "Brexit and Europe—Political and Economic Analyses" (2019-03-06)
Opening Remarks: Yasunori NAKAYAMA, Director General (Acting), JIIA
[Session 1: Political Dynamics in Europe 2018-2019]
Reports:
“Europe in the post-Complex Crisis”
- Ken ENDO, Professor, Hokkaido University / Adjunct Fellow,JIIA
Q & A Session
[Session 2: The UK’s Exit from the EU and Its Impacts]
Reports:
“Brexit – An Analysis of the Political Dimension”
- Daisuke IKEMOTO, Professor, Meiji Gakuin University
Reports:
“The impact of Brexit on European economy and financial system”
- Kenichiro YOSHIDA, Senior Chief Economist, Mizuho Research Institute Ltd.
Q & A Session
Concluding Remarks: Ken ENDO, Professor, Hokkaido University/ Adjunct Fellow, JIIA
*This Symposium was conducted by the Chatham House Rule.
Video
Symposium "Borders and the Rules Based International System: a historical and legal basis" co-hosted by JIIA and RUSI (2019-02-25)
JIIA and RUSI co-hosted a symposium titled "Borders and the Rules Based International System: a historical and legal basis" on February 25th, 2019 in London.
JIIA Open Symposium "The US-China 'New Cold War' and the International Order in East Asia" ≪Session1,2≫ (2019-02-20)
Opening Remarks Yasunori NAKAYAMA, Director General (Acting), JIIA
Briefing on key research topics and issues being addressed
  Akio TAKAHARA, Professor, University of Tokyo / Senior Adjunct Fellow, JIIA
≪Session 1≫ US Policy toward China and China’s Reaction
Moderator: Yasunori NAKAYAMA, Director General (Acting), JIIA
Reports:
“The US View and Policy vis-à-vis China in the Second Year of the Trump Administration”
  UMEMOTO Tetsuya, Professor, University of Shizuoka
“US-China Confrontation and Chinese Diplomacy”
  Akio TAKAHARA, Professor, University of Tokyo / Senior Adjunct Fellow, JIIA
Question-and-answer period
≪Session 2≫ Domestic Situation in China
Moderator: Hideya KURATA, Professor, National Defense Academy / Adjunct Fellow, JIIA
Reports:
“US-China Confrontation and the Economic Situation in China”
  Asei ITO, Associate Professor, University of Tokyo
“Current Situation in Xi Jinping’s Domestic Politics and US-China Confrontation”
  Shinya KADOZAKI, Research Fellow, JIIA
Question-and-answer period
*This Symposium was conducted by the Chatham House Rule.
Video
JIIA Open Symposium "The US-China 'New Cold War' and the International Order in East Asia" ≪Session3≫ (2019-02-20)
≪Session 3≫ International Order in East Asia
Moderator: Akio TAKAHARA, Professor, University of Tokyo / Senior Adjunct Fellow, JIIA
Reports:
“The US-China ‘New Cold War’ and the Korean Peninsula”
  Hideya KURATA, Professor, National Defense Academy / Adjunct Fellow, JIIA
“US-Taiwan Relations and Taiwan’s Security”
  Junichi ABE, Managing Director, Chief Research Officer, The KAZANKAI Foundation
Question-and-answer period
Summary
Hideya KURATA, Professor, National Defense Academy / Adjunct Fellow, JIIA
*This Symposium was conducted by the Chatham House Rule.
Video
JIIA Open Symposium "Rule of Law and Maritime Security in the Indo-Pacific: Japan’s Foreign Policy for Enhancing Global Public Goods" (2019-02-05)
[Opening Remark] Yasunori NAKAYAMA (Director-General (Acting), JIIA)
[Keynote Speech]
  Tsutomu KIKUCHI (Professor and Vice presidents, Aoyama Gakuin University/Senior Adjunct Fellow, JIIA)
  “Maritime Security in the Indian Ocean and the Emergence of the Bay of Bengal Region”
[Panel Discussion]
  “China’s Maritime Expansion and Responses of Regional States: International Politics in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR)”
Moderator: Tsutomu KIKUCHI
Panelists(Project Members):
  Mie OBA (Professor, Tokyo University of Science)
  Bonji OHARA (Senior Fellow, The Sasakawa Peace Foundation)
  Yoichi KATO (Senior Research Fellow, Asia Pacific Initiative)
  Tetsuo KOTANI (Associate Professor, Meikai University/Senior Fellow, JIIA)
  Ken JIMBO (Professor, Keio University)
[Q&A Session]
[Close]
*This Symposium was conducted by the Chatham House Rule. (Chatham House Rule: Participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participants, may be revealed.)
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