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How can the EU and Japan boost collaboration and multilateralism around the globe?

Multilateralism and global collaboration: the case of Japan and the EU.

Date: October 22, 2020, 10:00 am Topic: Global Economics & Governance

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Bruegel · How can the EU and Japan boost collaboration and multilateralism around the globe?

 

The pandemic has reminded us of the great paradox of our time: the necessity for cooperation in tackling collective challenges and yet, the fragility of the global system. The European Union and Japan share a common understanding of this situation and a political willingness to remedy it.

During this online conference speakers from Europe and Japan shared their perspectives on how the two partners can work together, jointly with other like-minded countries, to improve global collaboration and multilateralism in areas such as health, climate, and trade.

This event is organised in cooperation with Kobe University Graduate school of economics.


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Schedule

Oct 22, 2020

10:00-10:05

Introduction

Chair: André Sapir, Senior Fellow, Bruegel and Professor, Université libre de Bruxelles

Maria Demertzis, Deputy Director

Noritsugu Nakanishi, Dean, Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University

10:05-10:20

Keynote speech

Takehiko Nakao, Chairman of the Institute at Mizuho Research Institute; Former President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB)

10:20-11:00

Panel discussion

Chair: André Sapir, Senior Fellow, Bruegel and Professor, Université libre de Bruxelles

Fukunari Kimura, Professor, Faculty of Economics, Keio University; Chief Economist, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)

Takehiko Nakao, Chairman of the Institute at Mizuho Research Institute; Former President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Christel Schaldemose, Member of the European Parliament

11:00-11:15

Q&A

11:15

End

Speakers

Maria Demertzis

Deputy Director

Fukunari Kimura

Professor, Faculty of Economics, Keio University; Chief Economist, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)

Noritsugu Nakanishi

Dean, Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University

Takehiko Nakao

Chairman of the Institute at Mizuho Research Institute; Former President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB)

André Sapir

Senior Fellow, Bruegel and Professor, Université libre de Bruxelles

Christel Schaldemose

Member of the European Parliament

Location & Contact

Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

Katja Knezevic

[email protected]

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