Japan’s changing security environment and Defense Policy

Feb 28th, 2023 07:30

Japan has seen a rapid deteoriating security environment in recent years manifested in Russia's invasion of Ukraine, China's growing military presence in the East China Sea, accelerated tensions in and around the Taiwan strait, and North Korea's repeated missile launches.

GR Japan is pleased to welcome Mr. Hiroyuki Miyazawa, former Parliamentary Vice Minister of Defense, and a member of the House of Representatives, who, as the chairman of the LDP's National Defense Committee, led the Cabinet to approve the revised "National Security Strategy," "National Defense Strategy," and "Defense Force Development Plan," (the so-called three security documents) last December.

We hope that you will join us to listen to Mr. Miyazawa's insights on the LDP's sense of crisis regarding national defense, the three defense documents and their revised contents, and the future of discussions on financial resources, as well as to have a lively exchange of views on the ideal form of national defense in the future.

We look forward to your participation.

Date: Tuesday,28February2023
Time: 7:30-8:00 Networking over breakfast

8:00-9:00 Seminar
Fee: ¥5,000 (payable upon arrival, cash only) 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.

Light breakfast will be served from 7:30. Notes

The event will be held in English and in Japanese with simultaneous interpretation provided.

The event will be off the record. Please do not record or share comments and discussion from the event in any form of media.

This invitation is personal and cannot be transferred.

Please contact event@grjapan.com if you have any questions.


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