Japanese-German Forum

21st Meeting
November 6-7, 2012

Participants

German Participants

[Chairman]

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

[Participants]

Peter ALTAMAIER Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety

Dr. Friederike BOSSE 

Secretary General, Japanese-German Center Berlin (JDZB)
Florian COULMAS Director, German Institute for Japanese Studies (DIJ)
Gesine FOLJANTY-JOST  Vice President, University Halle-Wittenberg
Emily HABER State Secretary, German Foreign Office
Gerd-Udo HAUSER
Director, International Market Issues and World Trade at DaimlerAG's External Affairs and Public Policy Department
Peter HEINACHER Head of Public Affairs / Energy Politics, RWE
Rolf HEINACHER Member, German Parliament (SPD: Social Democratic Party of Germany)
Volker KAUDER Member, German Parliament (CDU/CSU)
Stefan LIEBICH Member, German Parliament (The Left)
Hanns W. MAULL  Professor, University of Trier
Matthias NASS  Chief International Correspondent, Weekly Newspaper DIE ZEIT
Lars NICOLAYSEN  Managing Director, German Press Agency Tokyo
Heinz RIESENHUBER  Member, German Parliament (CDU); former Federal Minister for Education and Research
Frithjof SCHMIDT  Member, German Parliament (Alliance 90/ The Greens)
Mario SCHMIDT Redaktionsleiter Aktuelles, NDR
Amb. Dr. Volker STANZEL  German Ambassador to Japan
Prof. Dr. Franz WALDENBERGER  Professor, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich

Japanese Participants

[Chairman]

Yuzaburo MOGI Honorary CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Kikkoman Corporation

[Participants]

Nobuo INABA Director and Corporate Executive Vice President, Ricoh Co. Ltd.
Hideto KAKINOKI Director, Nikkei Media Promotion
Suji KIRA Senior Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs; Member, House of Representatives (Democratic Party of Japan [DPJ])
Minoru KIUCHI Member, House of Representatives (Liberal Democratic Party [LDP])
Kaneichi MAEHARA
Vice Chairman and President, Keizai Doyukai (Japan Association of Corporate Executives)
Masaharu NAKAGAWA Member, House of Councillors (LDP)
Takeshi NAKANE Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany
Hajime SASAKI Executive Advisor, NEC Corporation
Naoto SAKAGUCHI Member, House of Representatives (DPJ)
Ken SHIBUSAWA President, Japan Center for International Exchange
Tatsujiro SUZUKI Vice-Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission, Cabinet Office, Government of Japan
Tsuyoshi TAKAHASHI Regional Director for Europe and Director-General for the UK, Japan Foundation
Toshiyuki TAKANO Senior Advisor, ITOCHU Corporation; Former Japanese Ambassador to Germany
Hitoshi TANAKA Senior Fellow, Japan Center for International Exchange; Chairman, Institute for International Strategy, Japan Research Institute; Former Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs
Naoki TANAKA President, Center for International Public Policy Studies
Noriyuki WAKISAKA Editorial Writer, The Asahi Shimbun
Taizo YAKUSHIJI Research Counselor/Board member, Institute for International Policy Studies (IIPS)

[Observers]

Shinji NARAKI Senior Manager, Secretariat Office, General Affairs Division, NEC Corporation
Kazuhiro KATO Principal, International Operation Planning Division, NEC Corporation
Hisato NAKANO General Manager, Corporate Planning Division, Kikkoman Corporation
Hajime SHINOTSUKA General Manager, Department of Policy Studies, Keizai Doyukai (Japan Association of Corporate Executives)

[Secretariat]

Toshihiro MENJU Managing Director and Chief Program Officer, Japan Center for International Exchange
Hideo TONE Program Officer, Japan Center for International Exchange