Foreign Policy and Energy Security Seminar "Energy Situation in Russia, China and India: From the Foreign Policy Perspective"

February 24, 2006

  1. A Foreign Policy and Energy Security Seminar "Energy Situation and Foreign Policy in Russia, China and India" will be held on Wednesday, March 1 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Tokyo.
  2. Russia, is one of the largest energy producing countries in the world, and, as this year's G8 chair, has chosen energy security as one of the main themes of St. Petersburg Summit Meeting. In China and India, energy demands have been increasing rapidly as their economy show remarkable growth. Under such circumstances, these countries' energy policies have attracted considerable attention.
  3. This seminar will give an opportunity to hear thinking on energy situation in Russia, China and India from energy experts involved in policy-making in those countries and/or those belonged to international organizations such as the International Energy Agency (IEA), and to exchange views on energy situation in Japan from the foreign policy perspective.

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