On March 3, 2020, the Japan Forum for Strategic Studies (JFSS) hosts an international seminar to discuss “Changes of the Situation in International Relations and Security Environment in East Asia and the Response of the International Community”.
The ongoing territorial disputes in the region constitute significant hurdles to resolving tensions. First, Japan is contesting the occupation of the Takeshima Island in the Japan Sea which South Korea deprived by force in 1954. Second, Senkaku Islands is contested by China and often results in Chinese Coast Guard vessels intruding on Japan’s territorial waters in the vicinity of the islands.
At the seminar, panelists will mainly discuss issues related to rapidly changing security environment and international relations including territorial disputes involving Japan.
Date and Place: March 3, 2020; Hotel Grand Hill Ichigaya
Schedule: Seminar: 13:00-17:50 (3F Ruri) ※With Simultaneous Interpretation
Networking Reception: 18:00-19:00 (2F Shirakaba)
Panelists: Paul Wolfowitz, Visiting Scholar, American Enterprise Institute (AEI), Former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense
Nguyen Hung Son, Vice President, Diplomatic Academy of Viet Nam
Grant F Newsham, Senior Researcher of JFSS
Dan Blumenthal, Director, Asian Studies, AEI
Eva Pejsova, Associate Researcher, Foundation for Strategic Research
Sir David Wright, Chairman of the board at Skarbek Associates, Former British Ambassador to Japan and South Korea
Keiichiro Komatsu, President, Komatsu Research & Advisory (KRA) in London
Susumu Takai, Executive Director, JFSS
Mieko Hama, Senior Researcher, KRA
Facilitator: Osamu Onoda, Lt. General, Japan Air Self Defense Force (ret.)
Mitsuo Sakaba, Advisor, the Japan Forum for Strategic Studies (JFSS)
Moderator: Fumio Niwa, Director, JFSS, Associate Professor of Takushoku University
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Please reply before 24th February, Monday.
On the day of the seminar, please bring two business cards.