"Japan and the EU: Maintaining the Rules Based Global Order " seminar aims to explore ways to strengthen and enhance the current world order by fostering closer relations between Japan, Latvia, and the European Union. Through a seminar participants will have the opportunity to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing these three regions, and how they can work together to address global issues such as economic development, security, and environmental sustainability.
The conference will bring together leaders from the public and private sectors, as well as academics and civil society representatives, to share their expertise and ideas on how to deepen collaboration and cooperation among these three dynamic actors in the international system. By working together, Japan, Latvia, and the EU can play a leading role in shaping a more peaceful, prosperous, and sustainable future for all.
The Japan and the EU: Maintaining the Rules Based Global Order seminar will feature opening remarks by Dr. Karlis Bukovskis, director of the Latvian Institute of International Affairs. The seminar will have keynote speaker, Dr. Tosh Minohara, who is a renowned expert on Japanese politics and international relations. Dr. Minohara is a professor of international relations at Kobe University in Japan, where he has taught and researched for over two decades. He has published extensively on a wide range of topics, including Japanese foreign policy, regional security in East Asia, and the role of international organizations in global governance. The conference will be moderated by Dr. Una Aleksandra Berzina-Cerenkova, a leading scholar on EU-Japan relations and the director of the Asian Studies Centre at the Riga Stradins University.