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ICRIER-Embassy of Japan Conference-II

(Venue: Viceregal Hall, Claridges Hotel, New Delhi)

March 14, 2016


India-Japan Relations: The Regional Perspective



0900-0930       Registration


0930-1015       Opening Session

                        Chair: Amb. H.K. Singh, Professor for Strategic Studies, ICRIER

                        Opening address by H.E. Amb. Kenji Hiramatsu, Ambassador of Japan

                        Keynote Address by Dr. S. Jaishankar, Foreign Secretary, MEA


1015-1030       Coffee Break


1030-1145       Session 1: Regional Significance of India-Japan Special Strategic and Global


Amb. Nalin Surie, Director General, ICWA   


                      Prof. Yuichi Hosoya, Keio University  [Download Presentation]

                        Dr. C. Raja Mohan, Founding Director, Carnegie India

1145-1200       Coffee Break


1200-1315       Session 2: Regional Connectivity: Role of India and Japan

                        Chair:  Amb. H.K. Singh, Professor for Strategic Studies, ICRIER


                        Amb. Hideaki Domichi, Senior Vice President, JICA  [Download Presentation]

                        Dr. Sanjaya Baru, IISS Consulting Senior Fellow for India & Director, IISS-India 

   [Download Presentation]

1315-1415       Lunch
(all participants and attendees)


1415-1530       Session 3: Regional Economic Integration: Perspectives of Japan and India

                        Chair: Dr. Nagesh Kumar, Head, UNESCAP South and South-West Asia Office


            Prof. Shujiro Urata, Waseda University  [Download Presentation]

            Dr. V.S. Seshadri, Vice Chairman, RIS  [Download Presentation]


1530-1545       Coffee


1545-1700       Session 4: Environment, Climate Change and Clean Energy Collaboration

                        Chair: Dr. Rajat Kathuria, Director & CE, ICRIER


                        Japan: Mr. Makoto Watanabe, Executive Director,
New Energy and Industrial

                                    Technology Development Organization (NEDO)  [Download Presentation]

            Dr. Ajay Mathur, Director General, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)


1700-1715       Closing Session


                        Dr. Rajat Kathuria, Director & CE, ICRIER


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