The Latvian Institute of International Affairs (LIIA), in the framework of the Asia programme together with the Embassy of Japan in Latvia, invites you to the in-person seminar: "Japan and the EU: Maintaining the Rules-Based Global Order" that will take place on January 30, from 10:00-12:00 at the House of the European Union (Aspazijas Bulvāris 28, Riga).
Register your participation here.
The public discussion aims to explore ways to strengthen and enhance the current world order by fostering closer relations between Japan, Latvia, and the European Union (EU). Through the 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 seminar 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.
- Dr. Karlis Bukovskis and Ambassador Yasushi Takase.
Speaker: Dr. Tosh Minohara.
Moderator: Dr. Una Aleksandra Berzina-Cerenkova.
Dr. Toshihiro Minohara 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.