GRIPS Parliamentarians Exchange Seminar
"Toward a Future Partnership between Japan and NATO"

GRIPS Parliamentarians Exchange Seminar <br/>
Time 14:00-16:00, Monday, March 9th , 2015
Venue Meeting Room 3C, 3rd F, GRIPS (7-22-1, Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo)(access)
Sponsor National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)
Language English (Consecutive interpretation in English, French and Japanese will be available)
Fee Free

About the Seminar

National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) will organize Parliamentary Exchange Seminar "Toward a Future Partnership between Japan and NATO" in collaboration with NATO Parliamentary Assembly (NATO PA) and Diet Members Council for Comprehensive Security (DMCCS). In the seminar, three members of NATO PA will give their views on the latest and world-wide issues and challenges, including NATO' priority, situation in the Middle-East, and cyber security, from the perspectives of NATO and its member countries; and will have discussion with the audience on the future collaboration between Japan and NATO. 


NATO Parliamentary Assembly (NATO PA) / Diet Members Council for Comprehensive Security (DMCCS)


Program and Tentative Topics

Time Program
Opening Remarks and Moderator

Prof. Narushige MICHISHITA, Professor & Advisor to the President, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
Speech Session (20 min. Speech and 10 min. Q&A)

14:05-14:35 Sir Hugh BAYLEY, Former President (United Kingdom)
Comprehensive security issues and presentation of "The citizen's guide to NATO's summit priority after Wales summit"

14:35-15:05 Mrs Angelien EIJSINK, Vice-President (The Netherlands)
Netherlands-Japan security partnership (including the provision of security for Japan Ground Self Defense Forces dispatched to Iraq); the Netherlands' policy on ISIS, including the issue of building

15:05-15:35 Mr. Philippe VITEL, Special Rapporteur of Science and Technology Committee (France)
Cyber space and Euro-Atlantic security

Rules on Discussion

 This seminar will be held under the "Chatham House Rule." Participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant, may be revealed.


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