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The Association for the Promotion of International Cooperation (APIC) hosts a monthly lecture meeting on various topics related to Japan and the international community. APIC invites current and previous Japanese ambassadors to other countries, as well as officials from different departments of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs to speak at the early morning lecture. The talk is preceded by breakfast and a brief introduction to the scheduled topic.

The lecture meeting is also open to non-members; please contact APIC via telephone or e-mail for further inquiries.


《APIC Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues: Upcoming Events》

《371st Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues》
Thursday, July 16th, 2020
Guest Speaker: Mr. Tomoyuki Yoshida, Director-General/Assistant Minister of Latin American & Caribbean Affairs Bureau
Topic: Current Situation in Latin America

《Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues will not be held in August; details for September onwards will be updated here.》


366th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2020.2.20

366th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: February 20th, 2020
Lecturer: Mr. Koji Tsuruoka, Former Japanese Ambassador to the UK

365th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2020.1.16

365th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: January 16th, 2020
Lecturer: Mr. Kenji Kanasugi, Senior Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs

364th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2019.12.19

364th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: December 19th, 2019
Lecturer: Mr. Shingo Yamagami, Director-General / Assistant Minister of the Economic Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

363rd Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2019.11.21

363rd Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: November 21st, 2019
Lecturer: Mr. Katsuhiko Takahashi, Middle Eastern & African Affairs Bureau Director-General / Assistant Minister

362nd Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2019.10.17

362nd Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: October 17th, 2019
Lecturer: Mr. Yasushi Masaki, European Affairs Bureau Director-General / Assistant Minister

361st Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2019.9.19

361st Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: September 19th, 2019
Lecturer: Mr. Kazuyuki Yamazaki, Senior Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs

360th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2019.7.18

360th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: July 18th, 2019
Lecturer: Mr. Sumio Kusaka, former Ambassador to Australia

359th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2019.6.20

359th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: June 20th, 2019
Lecturer: Mr. Kazuyuki Katayama, Director-General & Assistant Minister to MoFA Foreign Service Training Institute

358th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2019.5.16

358th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: May 16th, 2019
Lecturer: Mr. Keiya Iida, Deputy Director-General & Deputy Assistant Minister of the Economic Affairs Bureau

357th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2019.4.18

357th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: April 18th, 2019
Lecturer: Mr. Yoshifumi Okamura, Ambassador for Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), Ambassador, Special Envoy for UN Security Council Reform Affairs, Human Rights and International Peace and Stability

356th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2019.3.20

356th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: March 20th, 2019
Lecturer: Mr. Shigeki Takizaki, Director-General / Assistant Minister of Southeast and Southwest Asian Affairs Department

355th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2019.2.21

355th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: February 21st, 2019
Lecturer: Mr. Koji Tomita, Ambassador for Representative of the Government of Japan for the G20 Summit

354th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2019.1.17

354th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: January 17th, 2019
Lecturer: Mr. Takeo Akiba, Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs

The 353rd Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2018.12.20

The 353rd Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: December 20th, 2018
Lecturer: Mr. Kazuhiro Suzuki, Director-General/Assistant Minister of North American Affairs Bureau

The 352nd Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2018.11.15

The 352nd Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: November 15th, 2018
Lecturer: Mr. Kazuyoshi Umemoto, Chief TPP Negotiator for Japan

The 351st Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2018.10.18

The 351st Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: October 18th, 2018
Lecturer: Mr. Hiroshi Oka, Director-General / Assistant Minister (Ambassador) to the Middle Eastern and African Affairs Bureau

The 350th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2018.9.21

The 350th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: September 20th, 2018
Lecturer: Mr. Ken’ichiro Sasae, former Ambassador to the United States

The 349th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2018.7.19

The 349th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: July 19th, 2018
Lecturer: Mr. Kenji Kanasugi, Director-General/Assistant Minister of Asian and Oceania Affairs Bureau

The 348th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2018.6.21

The 348th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: June 21st, 2018
Lecturer:Mr. Kazuyuki Yamazaki, Senior Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs (Economics)

The 347th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2018.5.17

The 347th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: May 17th, 2018
Lecturer: Mr. Hideo Suzuki, Director-General & Deputy Assistant Minister of Global Issues

The 346th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2018.4.19

The 346th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: April 19th, 2018
Lecturer: Mr. Norihiro Okuda, Former Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

The 345th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2018.3.15

The 345th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: March 15th, 2018
Lecturer: Mr. Kazuhide Ishikawa, Former Ambassador to the Republic of the Philippines

The 344th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2018.2.14

The 344th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: February 15th, 2018
Lecturer: Mr. Toshiro Iijima, Deputy-Director General of Economic Affairs

The 343th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2018.1.18

The 343rd Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: January 18th, 2018
Lecturer: Mr. Shinsuke Sugiyama, Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs

The 342nd Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2017.12.21

The 342nd Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: December 21st, 2017
Lecturer: Mr. Takeo Mori, Director-General of the North American Affairs Bureau

The 341st Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2017.11.16

The 341st Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: November 16th, 2017
Lecturer: Mr. Yasushi Masaki, Director-General of the European Affairs Bureau

The 340th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2017.10.19

The 340th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: October 19th, 2017
Lecturer: Mr. Hiroshi Ishikawa, Deputy Director-General of the Asian and Oceanic Affairs Bureau

The 339th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2017.9.21

The 339th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: September 21st, 2017
Lecturer: Mr. Yasuaki Tanizaki, Former Ambassador to the Republic of Indonesia

The 338th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2017.7.20

The 338th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: July 20th, 2017
Lecturer: Mr. Kei’ichi Katakami, Former Deputy Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs

The 337th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2017.6.15

The 337th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: June 15th, 2017
Lecturer: Mr. Kazuya Nashida, Director-General, Southeast and Southwest Asian Affairs Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The 336th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2017.5.18

The 336th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: March 18th, 2017
Lecturer: Mr.Takio Yamada, Director-General, International Cooperation Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The 335th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2017.4.20

The 335th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: April 20th, 2017
Lecturer: Mr.Hiroshi Fukada, Former Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

The 334th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2017.3.16

The 334th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: March 16th, 2017
Lecturer: Mr.Tsukasa Uemura, Director-General, Middle Eastern and African Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The 333th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2017.2.16

The 333th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 16 February 2017
Lecturer: Mr. Kazuhiko Koshikawa, Executive Senior Vice Presiden, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

The 332th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2017.1.19

The 332th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 19 January 2017
Lecturer: Mr. Shinsuke Sugiyama, Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The 331th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2016.12.15

The 331th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: December 15th, 2016
Lecturer: Mr. Yasushi Takase, Director of the Latin American and Caribbean Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The 330th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2016.11.17

The 330th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: November 17th, 2016
Lecturer: Mr. Keiichi Ono,Deputy Director-General,Ministry of Foreign Affairs Bureau of North America

The 329th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2016.10.21

The 329th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 21 October 2016
Lecturer: Mr. Motohide Yoshikawa, Former Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations

The 328th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2016.9.15

The 328th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 15 September 2016
Lecturer: Mr. Yoichi Suzuki, Former Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to France

The 327th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2016.7.28

The 327th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 28 July 2016
Lecturer: Mr. Keiichi Hayashi, Former Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United Kingdom

The 326th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2016.6.16

The 326th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 16 June 2016
Lecturer: Mr. Yasumasa Nagamine, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs

The 325th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2016.5.24

The 325th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 19 May 2016
Lecturer: Mr. Haruhisa Takeuchi, Former Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Singapore

The 324th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2016.4.21

The 324th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 21 April 2016
Lecturer: Mr. Koji Haneda, Former Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Islamic Republic of Iran

The 323rd Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2016.3.17

The 323rd Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 17 March 2016
Lecturer: Mr. Takeshi Nakane, Former Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Federal Republic of Germany

The 322nd Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2016.2.18

The 322nd Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 18 February 2016
Lecturer: Mr. Chikahito Harada, Representative of Japanese Government in charge of Japan-Russia Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, and Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Russian Federation

The 321st Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2016.1.21

The 321st Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 20 January 2016
Lecturer: Mr. Akitaka Saiki, Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan

The 320th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2015.12.17

The 320th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 17 December 2015
Lecturer: Mr. Koji Tsuruoka, Chief Negotiator, TPP Government Headquarters, Cabinet Secretariat

The 319th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2015.11.24

The 319th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 19 November 2015
Lecturer: Mr. Hideo Tarumi, Deputy Director-General, Asian and Oceanian Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The 318th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2015.10.27

The 318th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 23 October 2015
Lecturer: Mr. Atsuyuki Oike, Director-General for Global Issues Ambassador, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The 317th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2015.9.17

The 317th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 17 September 2015
Lecturer: Mr. Minoru Kiuchi, Senior Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The 316th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2015.7.21

The 316th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 16 July 2015
Lecturer: Mr. Yasumasa Nagamine, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The 315th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2015.6.22

The 315th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 18 June 2015
Lecturer: Mr. Koji Tomita, Director-General, North American Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The 314th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2015.5.19

The 314th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 19 May 2015
Lecturer: Mr. Shigekazu Sato, Former Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Kingdom of Thailand

The 313th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2015.4.22

The 313th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 22 April 2015
Lecturer: Mr. Fumio Iwai, Deputy Director-General, Middle Eastern and African Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The 312th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2015.3.30

The 312th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 25 March 2015
Lecturer: Mr. Takio Yamada, Director-General, Southeast and Southwest Asian Affairs Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The 311th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2015.2.19

The 311th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 19 February 2015
Lecturer: Mr. Yutaka Yoshizawa, Former Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of South Africa

The 310th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2015.1.28

The 310th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 28 January 2015
Lecturer: Mr. Shunsuke Sugiyama, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The 309th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2014.12.15

The 309th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 18 December 2014
Lecturer: Mr. Yoshinori Katori, Former Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Indonesia

The 308th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2014.12.15

The 308th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 20 November 2014
Lecturer: Mr. Sumio Tarui, Former Chief at Taiwan Office, Interchange Association, Japan

The 307th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

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2014.12.15

The 307th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues

Date: 21 October 2014
Lecturer: Mr. Toshinao Urabe, Former Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of the Philippines

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