Public Symposium
"India: An emerging global power
- Strategy for Japan-India cooperation in the coming age -"

November 2003

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan will host a public symposium, "India: An emerging global power -Strategy for Japan-India cooperation in the coming age" as follows.

Date Monday, December 8, 2003
Session 1: 10:00-12:15
Session 2: 14:00-16:30
Venue Mita Kaigisyo, 2-1-8 Mita, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Seats 200
Language English
Moderator Mr. Sakutaro Tanino, Former Ambassador of Japan to India
Prof. Takako Hirose, Professor, Senshu University
Program 10:00-12:15 Session 1:
The Strategic Importance of India
  1. "A paradigm change in India's Foreign Policy"
    - Prof. C. Raja Mohan,Professor Jawaharlal Nehru University
  2. "A new dimension of US-India relationship"
    - Dr. Stephen P. Cohen,Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
  3. "A rising India: the Chinese perspective"
    - Prof. Gong Shao-peng,Professor,Foreign Affairs College
  4. "Japan & India: Fostering a new relationship with a strategic perspective"
    - Prof. Yoshimi Ishikawa,President,Akita Municipal Junior College of Arts and Crafts
14:00-16:30 Session 2:
The prospect of Japan-India cooperations
  1. "Japan-India economic relations in the age of the Asian market integration"
    - Mr. N. K. Singh,Member,Planning Commission
  2. "Strengthening cooperation in the security policy"
    - Mr. Yukio Okamoto,President,Okamoto Associates
  3. "Finding common goals for disarmament and non-proliferation"
    - R. Adm (Rtd) K. R. Menon
  4. "Japan-India cooperation in the UN and other international fora"
    - Mr. Yasushi Akashi Chairman,Japan Centre for Conflict Prevention

To participate, please send us the registration form(PDF)sympo0312.pdf either by fax or mail.
FAX Please send the registration form (PDF) by fax.
Fax: 03-6402-2483
Mail Please write "Symposium: India" on the envelope and mail the registration form to below.
Address: Southwest Asia Division
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Shiba Koen 2-11-1, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8519

Please bring identification to the symposium.

If you have any inquiries, please contact Daikuhara (Ms) at 03-6402-2485

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