FGV and Consulate General of Japan in Rio host lecture on international trade policy
On November 29, starting at 2 p.m., FGV’s Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration (EBAPE), in partnership with the Consulate General of Japan in Rio de Janeiro, will host a lecture by economist Yorizumi Watanabe, professor at University of Keio, under the theme ‘Japan’s Trade Strategy in the 21st Century and Economic Partnership with Latin American Countries’.
Yorizumi Watanabe specializes in International Trade Policy and has been a part of several trade talks involving Japan over the last two decades, including the Japan-Mexico free trade agreement, signed in 2004, as well as diplomatic missions in Geneva and Brussels. He was also Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan from 2002 to 2004 and Head of Negotiations on Economic Partnership Agreements. He is the author of a book on the Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement, which ranked among the top ten bestsellers in Tokyo in 2011.
The event will be held at EBAPE’s main office, in Rio de Janeiro (Rua Jornalista Orlando Dantas, 30 – Room 111. Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro). Go to the website for more information and registration.