International Symposium: Energy Transition and Energy Security in Asia

July 17, 2018

  1. 1. On July 19th, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will organize “International Symposium: Energy Transition and Energy Security in Asia” at Mita Conference Hall.

    2. This symposium will offer stakeholders an opportunity to discuss necessary policy measures and challenges to be overcome in the context of energy transition and energy security in Asia.

    3. On the day, Mr. Mitsunari Okamoto, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, will deliver the Policy Speech on energy diplomacy of Japan on behalf of Mr. Taro Kono, Minister for Foreign Affairs, to be followed by Mr. Laszlo Varro, the chief economist of the International Energy Agency (IEA), to make a keynote speech on the latest analysis on the world energy investment.

    4. The Symposium will conclude with the Networking Reception. On that occasion, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will make a presentation on the global geothermal power trend and Japan’s contribution.