Political Outlook for 2023

Jan 23rd, 2023 08:00

GR Japan will start the year of 2023 with an International Policy Forum seminar to discuss the political outlook for the coming year. We will be joined by Hideki Makihara, former State Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare (2017 - 2018), Stste Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry (2019 - 2020), and a member of the House of Representatives, who will share his insights into what to expect on the political front in Japan for 2023.
As Prime Minister Kishida struggles to stabilise his position, can he stop the falling support rate or will we see leadership challengers in 2023? What will be the impact on the local and bi-elections scheduled for April and what can we expect and which movements oppositions side? What will be the outlooks for the G7 presidency of Japan? Will it become Kishida's legacy? Please join us to discuss these and many more questions with our political insider guest.

Date: Monday, 23 January 2023 Time: 8:00 – 9:00 am
Venue: GR Japan Office
3F, Juzen Building, 2-9-6, Nagatacho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

1. The event will be held in English and in Japanese with simultaneous interpretation provided.
2. The event will be off the record. Please do not record or share comments and discussion from the event in any form of media.
3. This invitation is personal and cannot be transferred.

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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