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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.


《Upcoming Lectures》

APIC Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues: Upcoming Events

《348th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues》
Thursday, June 21st, 2018
Guest Speaker: Mr. Kazuyuki Yamazaki, Senior Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs
Topic: This Year’s Summit and Japan’s Agenda

《349th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues》
Thursday, July 19th, 2018
Guest Speaker: Mr. Kenji Kanasugi, Director-General & Assistant Minister of the Asian & Oceanic Affairs Bureau (subject to change)
Topic: TBD

《The ‘Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues’ will not take place in August due to summer holidays.》

《350th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues》
Thursday, September 20th, 2018
Guest Speaker: Mr. Ken’ichiro Sasae, Japanese Ambassador to the United States of America
Topic: Ending my term in America (tentative)

In addition to automatically informing supporting members of upcoming events, APIC also provides information to non-members. Please inquire directly with APIC via telephone or e-mail.

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

WHAT'S NEW

-2017.6.21 Update
EVENTS "MoU Signing Ceremony with Toyo University"

-2017.6.15 Update
EVENTS "APIC has invited Principal of Cave Hill Campus of The University of West Indies"

-2017.6.15 Update
EVENTS "The 337th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"

-2017.5.18 Update
EVENTS "The 336th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"

-2017.5.16 Update
EVENTS "Micronesia Photo Exhibition "Tropical Light" Opening Ceremony and Reception"

-2017.5.16 Update
EVENTS "Lecture by Photographer / Writer Floyd Takeuchi"

-2017.4.24 Update
EVENTS "The Reception Party Held for the Caribbean Leadership Program"

-2017.4.21 Update
EVENTS "MoU Signing Ceremony with Tsuda Univesrity"

-2016.4.20 Update
EVENTS "The 335th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"

-2017.4.12 Update
EVENTS "The Reception Party for the Pacific Young Leaders"

-2017.3.27 Update
EVENTS "The Second the Pacific Youth Leaders program"

-2016.3.24 Update
PROJECTS "Micronesia Photo Exhibition ~“Tropical Light” -- Photographs by Floyd K. Takeuchi~"

-2016.3.16 Update
EVENTS "The 334th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"

-2017.3.15 Update
PROJECTS "APIC Short-term Internship Program"

-2016.2.16 Update
EVENTS "The 333th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"

-2017.1.23 Update
EVENTS "The 2nd Pacific Islands and West Indies Students Invitation Program"

-2016.1.19 Update
EVENTS "The 332th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"

-2017.1.10 Update
EVENTS "The 2nd Pacific Islands and West Indies Students Invitation Program"

-2016.12.15 Update
EVENTS "The 331th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"

-2016.11.17 Update
EVENTS "The 330th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"

-2016.11.14 Update
EVENTS "6 journalists from the Pacific Islands and Caribbean visited Japan"

-2016.11.8 Update
EVENTS "Environment Seminar in Caribbean"

-2016.10.31 Update
EVENTS "Micronecia Students Exchange Program"

-2016.10.25 Update
PROJECTS "Xavier High School Scholarship Students participate in Rotary October Festival"

-2016.10.20 Update
EVENTS "The 329th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"

-2016.10.6 Update
EVENTS "Micronesia Intercultural Experience Tour"

-2016.10.4 Update
EVENTS "Interview with CEO of Save the Children Japan (SCJ)"

-2016.10.4 Update
EVENTS "Sophia Internship students interview Mr. Yamamoto, President of Aon Japan Ltd."

-2016.9.21 Update
PROJECTS "The 3rd Xavier Exchange Student Attend the Entrance Ceremony"

-2016.9.15 Update
EVENTS "The 328th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"

-2016.9.8 Update
EVENTS "Thank-you Letters from Students at Shotoku Gakuen Junior and Senior High School"

-2016.8.10 Update
PROJECTS "Water Tank Support for the Isolated Islands of Micronesia"

-2016.7.28 Update
EVENTS "The 327th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"

-2016.7.19 Update
EVENTS "A Dinner in Honor of Mr. Mitsuhiko Sakamoto"

-2016.6.16 Update
EVENTS "The 326th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"

-2016.6.7 Update
EVENTS "The 8th APIC International Cooperation Discussion Gathering"

-2016.5.24 Update
EVENTS "The 325th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"

-2016.4.21 Update
EVENTS "The 324th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"

-2016.3.29 Update
PROJECTS "Xavier High School Scholarship Students Deliver Appreciation Speech at the Regular Meeting of the Rotary Club of Tokyo South"

-2016.3.17 Update
EVENTS "The 323th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"

-2016.3.3 Update
EVENTS "Pacific Islands Young Leadership Program"

-2016.3.1 Update
EVENTS "Interview with the Representative of Asian Development Bank (ADB)"

-2016.2.23 Update
EVENTS "Welcome Reception for the Pacific Islands Young Leaders"

-2016.2.18 Update
EVENTS "The 322th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"

-2016.2.2 Update
EVENTS "Pacific and West Indies Student’s Presentation & Farewell Party"

-2016.1.21 Update
EVENTS "The 321th Lecture Meeting Regarding Global Issues"

-2016.1.12 Update
EVENTS "Kamakura tour for the “Pacific Islands and West Indies Students Invitation Program”"

-2014.12.15 Update
Website renewal

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