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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.

International Policy Forum Hybrid Webinar with Shingo Miyake and Naoya Yoshino: Political Outlook for 2022

GR Japan held its first International Policy Forum of 2022 on 17 January, welcoming Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Shingo Miyake and Chief Political Editor of Nikkei, Naoya Yoshino, who shared their outlook on Japanese politics for 2022.  The event was hosted by GR Japan’s Jakob Edberg and Erika Negishi Bulach.

What Kishida’s “New Capitalism” means for the Japanese economy

International Policy Forum Webinar with Takuma Ohamazaki: Prospects of the upcoming House of Representatives election

GR Japan welcomed Mr. Ohamazaki, one of Japan’s most respected election analysists to the International Policy Forum Webinar on 29 October.  Mr. Ohamazaki shared his latest predictions of the results of the House of Representatives election on 31 October, based on IT and big data.  He also shared valuable insights on the current political geography of Japan.  The webinar was hosted by GR Japan’s CEO & President, Jakob Edberg and Analyst, Erika Negishi Bulach.

Predictions for the 2021 House of Representatives Election

International Policy Forum Webinar with Gaku Hashimoto: Future of Japan’s drug development capabilities

GR Japan welcomed House of Representatives member and former State Minister for Health, Labour and Welfare Gaku Hashimoto to the International Policy Forum webinar on 4 August.  Mr. Hashimoto, who currently serves as the chair of the LDP’s Project Team on Strengthening Drug Development Capabilities, shared valuable insights into the future of drug development capabilities and the pharmaceutical industry in Japan.  The webinar was hosted by GR Japan’s CEO & President Jakob Edberg and Analyst Erika Negishi Bulach.

“Government Relations Powerhouse”: GR Japan and the GR Group are highlighted in this month’s edition of the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan magazine.

“Government Relations Powerhouse”: GR Japan and the GR Group are highlighted in this month’s edition of the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan magazine. The article explains how GR Japan grew into the leading and most effective government relations firm in Japan over the past ten years, and notes the experience and expertise of the GR Group team in government policy and decision-making. Click on the link for the full article: https://lnkd.in/gKKrQ6P

 

SPECIAL SEMINAR ON POLICY DIRECTIONS FOR JAPAN’S NEW PRIME MINISTER (WEBINAR)

On 18 September, former Japanese Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Ambassador Koji Tsuruoka, GR Japan’s CEO & President Jakob Edberg, and Executive Director of the GR Group in Washington D.C. Jim Fatheree spoke about the prospects and challenges facing newly appointed Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, Japan’s first new prime minister in nearly eight years. 

Challenges and priorities for the new PM

2020 marks the 10-year anniversary of GR Japan

2020 marks the 10-year anniversary of GR Japan, the leading government relations firm in Japan. Co-founders Jakob Edberg and Philip Howard were interviewed by the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan, and discussed how the company grew from a two-person enterprise to a team of over 70.
 

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