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"Japan's Digitization: Evolution of Technology and Outlook for the Future" with Masaaki Taira

GR Japan held its fifth International Policy Forum of 2023 on 4 December, welcoming Masaaki Taira, Member of the House of Representatives and former State Minister of the Cabinet Office overseeing IT policy, science, and technology innovation.  Mr. Taira discussed his insights on the challenges and opportunities for Japan in the digital age.  The event was hosted by GR Japan’s Jakob Edberg and Mary Popeo.

GR Japan and Daisen-Cho of Tottori Prefecture Enter Partnership Agreement in Staff Exchange Program

Tokyo – 14 November 2023 – GR Japan K.K., the leading government relations and public affairs consultancy in Japan, today announced that the company concluded an agreement with Daisen-cho in Tottori Prefecture to dispatch GR Japan staff member under the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications' "Entrepreneurship Program for Regional Revitalization". A signing ceremony was held at GR Japan office on Monday, 13 November 2023.

"Brand New Japan, designed by the Constitutional Democratic Party" with Kenta Izumi

GR Japan held its fourth International Policy Forum of 2023 on 28 July, welcoming Kenta Izumi, Member of the House of Representatives and Head of the Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan (CDP), who shared his insights on the CDP’s role and policy agenda. The event was hosted by GR Japan’s Jakob Edberg and Mary Popeo.

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GR Japan Celebrates Its Anniversaries

GR Japan celebrated its 13th anniversary on 14 June and Osaka Office's fifth anniversary on 14 July. We are grateful for your continued support and look forward to many more years of growth and achievement.

"Scenarios for Japan's Economic Revival" with Yoshihiro Seki

GR Japan held its third International Policy Forum of 2023 on 27 April, welcoming Yoshihiro Seki, Member of the House of Representatives and former State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry and former Minister of the Environment.  Mr. Seki discussed his insights into enhancing Japan’s economic security, environmental and economic policies, and the future of the Kishida administration.  The event was hosted by GR Japan’s Jakob Edberg and Mary Popeo.

 

“Japan’s changing security environment and Defense Policy” with Hiroyuki Miyazawa

GR Japan held its second International Policy Forum of 2023 on 28 February, welcoming Hiroyuki Miyazawa, Member of the House of Representatives, former Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Defense  and the previous chairman of the LDP's National Defense Committee, who shared his insights into the prospects of Japan’s new national security policy.  The event was hosted by GR Japan’s Jakob Edberg and Mary Popeo.

Yoshiteru Uramoto Joins GR Japan as Senior Consultant

With more than 30 years of experience working managerial positions at United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), working International Labour Organisation (ILO) and United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), Uramoto brings a wealth of knowledge and unparalleled skills to GR Japan. His expertise covers international aid and development in numerus areas from humanitarian programmes to education and health, international relations, migration, social justice, CSR (corporate social responsibility), and ESG (environmental, social, and corporate governance).

Political Outlook for 2023 with Hideki Makihara

GR Japan held its first International Policy Forum of 2023 on 23 January, welcoming Hideki Makihara, Member of the House of Representatives, former State Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare (2017 - 2018), and State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry (2019 - 2020), who shared his insights into what to expect on the political front in Japan for 2023. The event was hosted by GR Japanʼs Jakob Edberg, President and CEO, and Erika Negishi Bulach. After the presentation by Mr.

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