Japanese-German Forum

18th Meeting
November 4–6, 2009

Participants

German Participants

[Chairman]

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

[Participants]

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
Jürgen FITSCHEN Member, Management Board, Deutsche Bank AG
Rolf HEMPELMANN Member, German Parliament (SPD: Social Democratic Party of Germany)
Alexander Graf LAMBSDORFF Member, European Parliament (FDP: Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe in the European Parliament)
Matthias NASS Deputy Editor-in-Chief, DIE ZEIT
Uwe NEBGEN Representative, Deutsche Bundesbank, Tokyo
Amb. Cyrill NUNN Director General, Asia Policy, Foreign Office
Wolfgang SCHMITT Managing Director, German Agency for Development Cooperation (GTZ)
Birgit SCHNIEBER-JASTRAM Member, European Parliament (CDU: European People's Party in the European Parliament)
Theo SOMMER Editor-at-Large, DIE ZEIT
Amb. Dr. Volker STANZEL German Ambassador-Designate to Japan
Rainder STEENBLOCK Member of German Parliament until 2009 (Alliance 90 / The Greens)
Franz WALDENBERGER Professor, Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich

Japanese Participants

[Chairman]

Yuzaburo MOGI Chairman and CEO, Kikkoman Corporation

[Participants]

Keiko CHINO Columnist, The Sankei Shimbun
Shinji FUKUKAWA Chairman, Machine Industry Memorial Foundation (TEPIA)
Tetsuro FUKUYAMA State Secretary for Foreign Affairs; Member, House of Councillors (Democratic Party of Japan [DPJ])
Koichiro GEMBA Member, House of Representatives (DPJ)
Keikichi HONDA Editor in Chief, The Nikkei Weekly
Hideto KAKINOKI Chair, Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD, Nippon KEIDANREN (Japan Business Federation)
Shin’ichi KITAOKA Professor, University of Tokyo; Former Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary, Deputy Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations
Minoru KIUCHI Member, House of Representatives (Group for Upholding the Interest and Life of the Nation)
Akira KOJIMA Trustee and Senior Fellow, Japan Center for Economic Research (JCER)
Takashi MIYAAKE Editorial Writer, Yomiuri Shimbun
Megumi NISHIKAWA Senior Editorial Writer, Mainichi Shimbun
Jiro SAITO President and CEO, Japan Post Holdings Co., Ltd.
Takahiro SHINYO Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany
Tsuyoshi TAKAHASHI Special Advisor to the President, Japan Foundation
Hitoshi TANAKA Senior Fellow, Japan Center for International Exchange; Former Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs
Naoki TANAKA President, Center for International Public Policy Studies
Katsuyuki YAKUSHIJI Political News Editor, Asahi Shimbun
Taizo YAKUSHIJI Vice President and Executive Research Director at the Institute for International Policy Studies (IIPS)
Takashi YAMAGISHI Executive Vice President and CTO, Teijin Limited
Tadashi YAMAMOTO President, Japan Center for International Exchange