Japanese-German Forum

16th Meeting
October 2–3, 2007

Participants

German Participants

[Chairman]

Bernhard SCHEUBLE Chairman of the Foundation Council, Japanese-German Center Berlin (JDZB)

[Participants]

Dietmar BARTSCH Member of German Parliament (The Left)
Hans-Henning BLOMEYER-BARTENSTEIN Director-General, Asian and Pacific Affairs, Federal Foreign Office
Friederike BOSSE Japanese-German Center Berlin (JDZB)
Florian COULMAS Director, German Institute for Japanese Studies
Hans-Joachim DAERR Ambassador to Japan
Rolf HEMPELMANN Member of German Parliament (SPD)
Hanns MAULL Professor, University of Trier; Advisor, German Council on Foreign Relations
Matthias NASS Deputy Editor-in-Chief, DIE ZEIT
Wolfgang SCHMITT Managing Director, German Agency for Development Cooperation (GTZ)
Theo SOMMER Editor-at-Large, DIE ZEIT
Rainder STEENBLOCK Member of German Parliament (Alliance 90 / The Greens)
Franz WALDENBERGER Professor, Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich

[Guests]

Eckart von KLAEDEN Member of German Parliament (CDU/CSU)
Klaus-Dieter MATTHES Director for International Strategy and Multilateral Cooperation, Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Japanese Participants

[Chairman]

Yuzaburo MOGI Chairman and CEO, Kikkoman Corporation

[Participants]

Ichiro AISAWA Member, House of Representatives (Liberal Democratic Party); Former Senior Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs
Tetsuro FUKUYAMA Member, House of Councillors (Democratic Party of Japan)
Koichiro GEMBA Member, House of Representatives (DPJ)
Yoshimasa HAYASHI Director, Committee on Budget, House of Councillors; Member, House of Councillors (LDP)
Shin'ichi KITAOKA Professor, University of Tokyo; Former Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Deputy Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations
Akira KOJIMA Chairman, Japan Center for Economic Research (JCER); Corporate Adviser, The Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc.
Kenji KOSAKA Member, House of Representatives (Liberal Democratic Party); Former Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
Yoshihide MUNEKUNI Former Chairman, Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
Masashi NISHIHARA President, Research Institute for Peace and Security (RIPS)
Megumi NISHIKAWA Senior Editorial Writer, Mainichi Newspapers
Kazuo OGOURA President, The Japan Foundation
Shigeo OHYAGI President, Teijin Pharma Ltd.
Yoshio OKUBO Executive Vice President, The Japan Foundation
Hajime SASAKI Chairman of the Board, NEC Corporation
Yoshihide SOEYA Professor of Political Science, Keio University
Toshiyuki TAKANO Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany
Hitoshi TANAKA Senior Fellow, Japan Center for International Exchange; Former Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs
Naoki TANAKA President, Center for International Public Policy Studies
Koji WATANABE Senior Fellow, Japan Center for International Exchange; Former Japanese Ambassador to Russia
Katsuyuki YAKUSHIJI Editor in Chief, Monthly Magazine Ronza, Asahi Shimbun
Taizo YAKUSHIJI Member, Council for Science and Technology Policy, Cabinet Office
Tadashi YAMAMOTO President, Japan Center for International Exchange