Event

EPP Group Hearing on EU-Japan Strategic Partnership Agreement

30.01.2014 - 09:00
- 30.01.2014 - 12:30
Last Updated: 12.02.2014 - 10:42
European Parliament - Room ASP 03 E-2 - Brussels
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Thursday
09:00
Opening remarks by
Speakers
Alojz PETERLE, European Parliament Rapporteur for the EU-Japan Strategic Partnership Agreement
09:05
Panel I: The importance of enhancing EU-Japan political relations
Speakers
Alojz PETERLE, Chair
HE Kojiro SHIOJIRI, Japanese Ambassador to the European Union
Viorel ISTICIOAIA-BUDURA, Managing Director for Asia and the Pacific of the European External Action Service (EEAS)
Ken ENDO, Professor of International Politics, Graduate School of Law, Hokkaido University
Jörg WOLFF, Former Representative of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in Japan
10:25
Exchange of views & conclusions by panel chair
Speakers
HE Kojiro SHIOJIRI, Japanese Ambassador to the European Union
11:00
Panel II: Unleashing the full potential of EU-Japan relations - political synergies, free trade and other areas of global cooperation
Speakers
Mauro Raffaele PETRICCIONE, Director for Asia and Latin America, Chief Trade Negotiator for the EU-JAPAN FTA, DG TRADE, European Commission
Tetsuro FUKUNAGA, Executive Director, Japan Machinery Centre - Brussels Office
Glyn FORD, Former MEP and Member of the Delegation for Relations with Japan
11:50
Debate & conclusions by panel chair
12:10
Hearing conclusions by
Speakers
Alojz PETERLE, Chair

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