The Study Group discussed the issues of migration and refugees with a leading expert from a Japanese NPO.
Yoko Takeda, Chief Economist and General Manager, Research Center for Policy and Economy, Mitsubishi Research Institute, met with the Diet Women’s Study Group to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the global economy and Japan’s post-pandemic future.
JCIE Senior Fellow Hitoshi Tanaka spoke with the Diet members spoke with the Diet members at the Study Group on Empowering Women Political Leaders in Japan about critical international security issues and how Japan can position itself against the backdrop of structural changes in both developing and developed nations.
Nobuo Tanaka, chairman of the Sasakawa Peace Foundation and former executive director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), met with the Diet Women’s Study Group to discuss Japan’s energy security policy.
Silvana Koch-Mehrin, founder and president of Women Political Leaders, a network of female politicians worldwide, spoke with the Diet members at the Study Group on Empowering Women Political Leaders in Japan.
The Diet Women’s Study Group’s first session featured former UN Under-Secretary-General Yukio Takasu, who spoke with the group about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), asking what Japan should do to ensure that nobody is left behind in the efforts to achieve the SDGs.
The Study Group met with AI expert Kenji Kushida to learn about the impact that artificial intelligence is having on the economy and society, and what opportunities lie ahead for Japan.