Japanese-German Forum

17th Meeting
November 25–26, 2008

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)
Friederike BOSSE Secretary General, Japanese-German Center Berlin (JDZB)
Hans Henning BLOMEYER-BARTEINSTEIN Director-General for Asian and Pacific Affairs, Federal Foreign Office
Florian COULMAS Director, German Institute for Japanese Studies
Hans-Joachim DAERR Ambassador to Japan
Horst FRIEDRICH Member of German Parliament (FDP)
Rolf HEMPELMANN Member of German Parliament (SPD)
Hans-Olaf HENKEL Honorary Professor, University of Mannheim
Eckart von KLAEDEN Member of German Parliament (CDU/CSU)
Hilmar KOPPER Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Deutsche Bank
Hanns MAULL Professor, University of Trier; Advisor, German Council on Foreign Relations
Matthias NASS Deputy Editor-in-Chief, DIE ZEIT
Wolf LEPENIES Permanent Fellow, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin
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

Japanese Participants

[Chairman]

Yuzaburo MOGI Chairman and CEO, Kikkoman Corporation

[Participants]

Ichiro AISAWA Member, House of Representatives (LDP); Former Senior Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs
Keiko CHINO Columnist, The Sankei Shimbun
Koichiro GEMBA Member, House of Representatives (DPJ)
Keikichi HONDA Chair, Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD, Nippon KEIDANREN (Japan Business Federation)
Jiro SAITO President and CEO, Tokyo Financial Exchange Inc.
Hajime SASAKI Chairman of the Board, NEC Corporation
Takahiro SHINYO Ambassador, Japanese Embassy to Germany
Mamoru TAKAHASHI

Statutory Auditor, Deutsche Securities Inc.

Tsuyoshi TAKAHASHI Special Assistant to the President, Japan Foundation
Hitoshi TANAKA Senior Fellow, Japan Center for International Exchange; Former Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs
Koji WATANABE Senior Fellow, Japan Center for International Exchange; Former Japanese Ambassador to Russia
Taizo YAKUSHIJI Member, Council for Science and Technology Policy, Cabinet Office
Tadashi YAMAMOTO President, Japan Center for International Exchange