The 17th East Asia Forum (EAF)

June 28, 2019
Japanese

  1. 1. The 17th East Asia Forum (EAF) will be held on June 11th. Mr. Kazunori Suzuki, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, will host a welcome reception for the participants of the Forum in the evening of June 10th.

    2. Parliamentary Vice-Minister Suzuki will deliver opening remarks at the beginning of the Forum as well as representatives of business, government and academic circles from ASEAN+3 (Japan, China, Korea) countries will attend the Forum.

    3. In this East Asia Forum, the pariticipants will discuss under the theme of “Bolstering Free and Open Economy in East Asia”

    [Reference]
    The East Asia Forum consists of representatives of business, governments and academic circles from ASEAN+3 countries, establishment of which was approved by the leaders at the ASEAN+3 Summit in 2002. It makes policy recommendations to the governments of ASEAN+3 countries for advancing East Asian cooperation with an aim to contributing toward promotion of the East Asian cooperation and production of a sense of consolidation of the East Asia.