Invitación: Conferencia magistral “La estrategia de comercio exterior de Japón y las relaciones Japón-Cuba en el marco de las grandes tendencias del comercio internacional"

Sep 18, 2019

Instituto Superior de Relaciones Internacionales

“Raúl Roa García”

 

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Conferencia Magistral:

“La estrategia de comercio exterior de Japón y las relaciones Japón-Cuba ~En el marco de las grandes tendencias del comercio internacional~”

Prof. Yorizumi Watanabe. Universidad de Estudios Internacionales de Kansai.

Fecha: viernes 20 de septiembre

Hora: 2:00 pm

Lugar: Teatro del ISRI (salón más pequeño)

Yorizumi Watanabe is Professor of International Political Economy, and Deanat the School of International Communication, Kansai University of International Studies (KUIS) since April 2019, and also Emeritus Professor at Keio University where he taught from April 2005 to March 2019.

His distinguished career has featured significant engagement in the major bilateral and multilateral trade negotiations in which Japan has been involved in the past two decades. This includes postings to Japan's diplomatic missions in Geneva (1985-1990) and Brussels (1995-1998).

He was Deputy Director-General of the Economic Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan from 2002-2004 and served as Chief Negotiator for the Japan-Mexico Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) and the Working Party on Russia's Accession to the WTO. He was Special Assistant to the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan in 2004.

He has been a member of sometask forces such as the one on the Japan-EU EPA as well as on the Japan-India EPA, and more recently on Japan-US Economic Relations under Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan in 2016. Prof. Watanabe actually serves on the Panel on BREXIT issues organized by the KEIDANREN (The Japanese Federation of Economic Organizations).

Since April 2015 Prof. Watanabe has been Statutory Auditor at Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus Company, which is affiliated to Daimler AG.

 

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