JEF-KRA Global Risk Symposium 2018 “How to tackle increasing geopolitical risks surrounding Japanese companies”

Japan Economic Foundation will hold with the UK-based thinktank KRA (Komatsu Research & Advisory) the second symposium on Global Risks following positive reception last year. Please find the details below. This year, in Part One, the threat of Russia, Brexit and the future direction of EU will be discussed from the viewpoint of Europe, while widening our viewpoint to Africa, the theme of risks and opportunities in the Asia Pacific, Pan-Indian Ocean and Africa region will be discussed.
In Part Two, the rapidly changing situation in the Korean peninsula following the first US-North Korea Summit talks will be covered.

  • Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018; 1:30-5:30 pm (Doors open at 1:00 pm)
  • Venue: Iwasaki Koyata Memorial Hall, International House of Japan
  • Language: English/Japanese (with simultaneous interpretation)
  • Seating: 100 persons
  • Admission: Free (registration required)
  • Organized by Japan Economic Foundation (JEF)
  • Co-organized by Komatsu Research & Advisory (KRA)
  • Registration: Please access from website (
  • Registration deadline: Monday, September 17, 2018
    *We will stop accepting applications once all the places are taken.
  • Inquiries: Japan Economic Foundation, Kimura (Ms.) or Inoue (Ms.)
    TEL: 03-6263-2517 / E-mail: akiko-kimura* (please replace * with @)