House of Councillors Election Special

Jul 7th, 2022 18:00

International Policy Forum

House of Councillors Election Special with

- Takuma Ohamazaki President, J.A.G. Japan Corp. (Online presentation)

- Naoya Yoshino Chief political editor of the Nikkei

- Jakob Edberg CEO & President, GR Japan

GR Japan is proud to host a very special IPF session on Thursday 7 July, where we will discuss everything you need to know ahead of the House of Councillors elections taking place on 10 July. For this session, we have the honor to host Mr. Naoya Yoshino, Chief Political Editor of the Nikkei Shimbun, and Takuma Ohamazaki, President of J.A.G Japan and one of Japan’s most respected election analysts.

Jakob Edberg, President and CEO of GR Japan, and the two guest speakers will together analyse the election from a variety of angles including the economy, foreign affairs, health security, the environment, and energy initiatives. The session will provide a comprehensive overview of election prospects and the possible impacts on the government’s policy agenda.

Please join us for this exciting opportunity to hear engage with leading experts on Japanese politics.

Date: Thursday, 7 July 2022
Time: 18:00-19:15pm, followed by a networking reception

Venue: GR Japan Office

3F, Juzen Building, 2-9-6, Nagatacho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

Seats are limited and will be secured in order of registration.

Networking cocktail with the speakers after the event.

Please note that the event may be changed to online webinar, depending on the COVID-19 status at the time.


- The event will be held in English and in Japanese with simultaneous interpretation provided.
- The event will be off record under Chatham House rules. Please do not record off or share comments or discussion from the event in any form of media.
- This event is for invited guests only.

The International Policy Forum

The International Policy Forum (IPF) is a network of businesspeople, diplomats and academics around the world who have been meeting since 2011 to discuss policy matters of interest to the business community with senior policymakers. Anyone who shares an interest in the interaction between business, the economy, policy and policymaking is welcome to participate in our IPF events.

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