4:30 pm - Tuesday, June 15

Zoominar: Follower No More: Japan’s Role in Shaping the Liberal Trading Order

Discussions, Talks, Panels & Forums

Over the last decade, Japan has emerged as a major champion of the liberal economic order. The record is impressive: playing a leading role in the creation of mega trade deals, codifying rules for the digital economy, and orchestrating an infrastructure investment push in developing Asia. However, the fracturing of the world economy due to great power competition and resurgent economic nationalism presents new challenges for Tokyo in balancing its economic internationalism with defensive concerns over economic security. What is Japan’s global power position today?

• Mireya Solis, Director, Center for East Asia Policy Studies, The Brookings Institution
• Ulrike Schaede, Professor and Director of the Japan Forum for Innovation and Technology, GPS UC San Diego

Admission/Cost: FREE

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Tuesday, June 15 - 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM