Draft Programme

Hybrid meeting in the room JDE63 in combination with WEBEX-video conference

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DRAFT AGENDA

09:00-09:10:

1.    Welcome and statement of the President, Ms Eve Päärendson

2.    Adoption of the agenda

3.    Adoption of the minutes from the last meeting held on 16 December 2019

09:10-10:30:

4.    EU-Japan Relations in the post COVID-19 era

  • Mission of Japan to the European Union: Mr Akihiro Okochi, Minister in the Economic Section
  • European External Action Service: Mr Aymeric Dupont, Policy officer for Japan
  • Japan Business Council in Europe: Mr Toyokazu Nagamune, Secretary General
  • DIGITALEUROPE: Mr Patrice Chazerand, Director for Digital Trade and Taxation, or Mr Barry McKeon, Senior Policy Manager, Trade and Competition
  • European Commission DG TRADE: Ms Dominika Svozilova, Policy coordinator – Japan, and Ms Liva Andersone, Trade and Sustainable Development
  • ETUC: Ms Rosa Crawford, TUC Policy Officer
10:30-11:15:

5. Research and innovation

  • European Commission DG Research: Mr Pierrick Fillon-Ashida, Japan Desk Officer
  • Mission of Japan to the EU: Mr Hideki Iwabuchi, Counsellor in the Economic Section
  • Kobe University Brussels European Centre (KUBEC): Mr Patrick Vittet‑Philippe, Advisor
Discussion

11:15-11:30:           Coffee break

[Closed session]

11:30-13:00:

6. Feedback on the mission to Tokyo in January 2020

7. Assessment of the 2018-2020 mandate and future perspectives

8. Any other business. 

 

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Draft Agenda FuC EU Japan 17 July 2020