Invitation for the Hybrid Seminar organized by IEEJ, EU Delegation and EUJC, Friday, December 2, 2022 10:00-12:00 Tokyo

The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan,

the EU Delegation to Japan and

the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation Joint Hybrid Seminar

The EU response to today and tomorrow’s energy challenges facing its economy

Friday, December 2, 2022 10:00-12:00 Tokyo

Venue: Delegation of the European Union to Japan (See appendix) + ZOOM Webinar with Simultaneous Interpretation/ Free event

The Institute of Energy Economics, Japanthe EU Delegation to Japan and the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation invite you to a seminar on the EU’s policy response to the current and long-term energy challenges European citizens and businesses are confronted with following the Russian aggression on Ukraine and the transition to carbon neutrality by 2050. Please refer to the details here and join us. 


9:30-  Welcome Coffee

10:00- Welcome

10:00-10:10  Opening remarks

10:10-10:30  Presentation- The EU’s energy policy

  • Florian Ermacora Head of Unit, Directorate-General for Energy, European Commission

10:30-10:40  Japan and EU collaboration perspectives on energy

  • Ryo Minami Deputy Commissioner for International affairs, and Director-General for International Policy on Carbon Neutrality at the Agency of Natural Resources and Energy, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)

10:40-11:15  Comments from Japan side

  • Kei Shimogori Senior Researcher, International Situation Analysis Group 1, Strategic Research Unit, the Institute of Energy Economics, Japan
  • Norihiko Ishiguro Senior Executive Vice President, NEC Corporation

11:15-11:55  Q&A/Discussion

11:55-  Closing remarks

–    Manuel Hubert Managing Director, EU-side, EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation


–    Yasuo Tanabe Managing Director, Japan side, EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation

For onsite participation (capacity 100 people): Click here

For ZOOM webinar participation: Click here

Contact: Enoki / or Sasaki / EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation

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