Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

Seminar Details

25 Apr 2014

India-Japan Relations: The Way Forward
FSI-ICRIER-JIIA Track- II Dialogue

Date: April 25, 2014
Venue: Conference Room, ICRIER, Core 6A, 4th Floor, India Habitat Centre


09:30 Registration and Tea/Coffee
09:45 – 13:00 FSI-ICRIER-JIIA Structured Dialogue
09:45-10:00 Opening Session – Welcoming Remarks
Amb. Lalit Mansingh (FSI), Amb. H.K.Singh (ICRIER) and Amb. Yoshiji Nogami
10:00-11:30 Session 1: Survey of key developments
Japan: Amb. Yoshiji Nogami (15 min.)
India: Amb. Lalit Mansingh (15min.)

  • PM Abe’s domestic agenda
  • India post general election
  • Economic Outlook 
    • Japan
    • India
  • China’s assertive rise
  • US ‘rebalance” and implications for US-Japan and US-India relations
  • Developments in the Middle East and India’s Neighbourhood
  • UNSC Reform
  • Non Proliferation perspectives
11:30-11:45 Coffee Break
11:45-12:45 Session II: Review of Bilateral Relations /Discussion of collaborative research 
India: Amb. H. K. Singh (10 min.)
Japan: TBC (10 min.)

  • Maintaining continuity and imparting new dynamism
  • Strengthening India-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership
  • Cooperation on energy security and high technologies,  including civil nuclear and non-conventional energy
  • Defence and security ties, including defence industrial trade and technology exchanges
  • Building regional security architecture
12:45-13:00 Concluding Session: The Way Forward
13:00-14:00 Working Lunch (ICRIER Conference Room)
16:00 -16:30 Call by Ambassador Yoshiji Nogami on the Vice President of India, H. E. Mr. Hamid Ansari (Vice President’s Residence)
17:45 Arrival at IIC Annexe
18:00-19:30 Public address by Amb. Yoshiji Nogami on “India-Japan Relations: the Way Forward,” followed by Roundtable discussion
Venue: IIC Annexe Lecture Room 1 (ground floor)
19:30 onwards Dinner hosted by FSI for JIIA Delegation and invited guests
Venue: IIC Annexe Garden


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