Japan Economic Foundation（JEF） and Komatsu Research & Advisory（KRA）will be holding the 3rd Global Risk Symposium to analyse the current rapidly changing international climate from a multifaceted perspective.
We have invited 4 distinguished speakers who are experts in their fields.
In Part 1, considering the current US-Iranian situation as well as the nuclear non-proliferation issue of North Korea and Iran, the US and South Korean perspectives will be introduced.
In Part 2, from British and European perspectives, Brexit and the prospective future Japan-UK relations, as well as the importance of the Indo-Pacific strategy which is gaining prominence in the geopolitical as well as military field will be explored.
There will be an interactive Q& A session with the audience after each session.
Opening Remarks: Mr. Kazumasa Kusaka, Chairman & CEO, Japan Economic Foundation
Guest Speech: Mr. Teruo Asada, Chairman, British Market Council
Moderator: Dr. Keiichiro Komatsu, Principal, Komatsu Research & Advisory
"Contrasting policies regarding North Korea and Iran"
Speakers：Mr. Mark Fitzpatrick
Former senior diplomat at the US Department of State, Associate Fellow of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)
"The North Korean Economy after Economic Sanctions"
Speaker: Dr. Dong Yong Sueng
Former member of Council of Policy Advisors to the President of the
Republic of Korea
"Japan-UK relations after Brexit"
Speakers：Sir David Wright
Former British Ambassador in Japan, Former first Chief Executive of UK Trade and Investment in the UK, Global Advisor of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group
"The EU and the Indo-Pacific: navigating power politics"
Speaker: Dr. Eva Pejsova
Senior Analyst, European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS)
Closing Remarks: Mr. Kazumasa Kusaka, Chairman & CEO, Japan Economic Foundation
【Admission】Free (advance registration required)
【Language】English/Japanese (simultaneous interpretation is provided)
【Maximum capacity】100 people
【Registration URL】Please follow link (https://www.jef.or.jp/en/)
Co-organized by Japan Economic Foundation and Komatsu Research & Advisory
Support: Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), International House of Japan