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ASEAN’s 54th Anniversary Virtual Symposium “ASEAN Economic and Social Regional Integration in the ‘New Normal’”

(Updated: Aug. 25, 2021)

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The ASEAN-Japan Centre is pleased to invite you to ASEAN’s 54th Anniversary Virtual Symposium on “ASEAN Economic and Social Regional Integration in the ‘New Normal’” to be held on 27 August 2021. It will be co-organized with the ASEAN Secretariat and the ASEAN Committee in Tokyo, supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan and International Peace Foundation.

At the symposium, 2007 Nobel Laureate in Economics, Professor Eric S. Maskin, Adams University Professor and Professor of Economics and Mathematics at Harvard University, will deliver a keynote speech. It will be followed by a panel discussion among prominent figures from ASEAN officials and experts from universities in Japan, where they will exchange viewpoints and discuss about globalization and inequality in ASEAN under the new normal.

Please register here.

Date and time27 August 2021, 11:00 am -1:00 pm (Japan Time)
VenueOnline (Zoom)
OrganizerASEAN-Japan Centre (AJC)
Co-organizersASEAN Secretariat and ASEAN Committee in Tokyo (ACT)
SupportersMinistry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA)
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan (METI)
International Peace Foundation (IPF)
ProgrammeOpening Remarks 
H.E. Mr. WASHIO Eiichiro, State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan 

Welcome Remarks
H.E. Mr. Peter Tan Hai Chuan
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Singapore to Japan, Chairperson of ASEAN Committee in Tokyo

Message
H.E. Dato Lim Jock Hoi
Secretary-General of ASEAN

Keynote Speech
Professor Eric S. Maskin Adams
University Professor and Professor of Economics and Mathematics at Harvard University, 2007 Nobel Laureate in Economics

Panel Discussion
Facilitator:
Mr. FUJITA Masataka, Secretary General, ASEAN-Japan Centre
Panelists:
(1) Professor Eric S. Maskin, 2007 Nobel Laureate in Economics
(2) H.E. Mr. Tran Duc Binh, Deputy Secretary-General for Community and Corporate Affairs, ASEAN
(3) Dr. Rafaelita M. Aldaba, Undersecretary, Department of Trade and Industry, Republic of the Philippines
(4) Professor TAKAMURA Yukari, Professor of Law/Environmental Studies, Institute for Future Initiatives, the University of Tokyo
(5) Professor SHIMIZU Kazushi, Professor, Faculty of Economics, Kyushu University

Q&A Sessions

End of the programme
LanguageEnglish (with Japanese simultaneous interpretation)
InquiriesCapacity Building (CB) Cluster
ASEAN-Japan Centre (ASEAN Promotion Centre on Trade, Investment and Tourism)
TEL: 03-5402-8116
E-mail: info_cb@asean.or.jp