【Joint Seminar】Northeast Asia’s Security Environment
- Focusing on the Rule of Law and the Regional Order -

Friday, February 22, 2019 NH Collection Brussels Grand Sablon

Joint Seminar
 ・Japan Forum for Strategic Studies (JFSS)
 ・Institute for European Studies (IES) of Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
 ・Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies (KU Leuven)

<Opening Speech>
  HE Hajime Hayashi, Ambassador of Japan to Belgium and to NATO
<Keynote Speech>
   Mitsuo Sakaba, Advisor to JFSS & Member of the Public Security Assessment Commission of Japanese Government

Session One; Security Environment and Territorial Disputes in Northeast Asia
< Moderator >
 ・Dimitri Vanoverbeke, Professor, Leuven Center for Global Governance Studies, KUL
< Panelists >
 ・Masahiro Akiyama, President, Akiyama Associates
 ・Keiichiro Komatsu, President, Komatsu Research & Advisory in London
 ・Susumu Takai, Executive Director, JFSS
 ・Osamu Onoda, Lt. General, Japan Air Self Defense Force (ret.)

 Session Two; Implications of a Deteriorating Security Environment in Northeast Asia for Europe and the U.S.
< Moderator >
  ・Luis Simon, Professor, Institute for European Studies, VUB
< Panelists >
 ・Alessio Patalano, Reader, King’s College of London
 ・Eva Pejsova, Senior Analyst, EU Institute for Security Studies (EUISS)
 ・James Kraska, Professor and Chair, U.S. Naval War College
 ・Tomohiko Satake, Senior Researcher, National Institute of Defense Studies (NIDS)

Ambassador Sakaba was interviewed by "Diplomatic World" reporter. The article of the interview was posted on this address ⇒ Diplomatic World No.59