The Centre for Japanese Research will be co-sponsoring the online panel discussion, Japan and Asia in the Pandemic Era: RCEP with the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy (University of Toronto) and Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada.
In November, 2020, 15 countries comprising all of ASEAN plus Japan, China, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand decided to meet the economic challenge of the pandemic by signing the world’s largest regional trade agreement. What does the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership mean for Canada, for the new Biden Administration, and for leadership in Asia? The Centre for the Study of Global Japan is partnering with the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada and UBC’s Centre for Japan Research to talk with international experts on the implications of RCEP.
- Wendy Cutler, Vice President and Managing Director, Washington, D.C. Office, Asia Society Policy Institute
- Shihoko Goto, Deputy Director for Geoeconomics and Senior Associate for Northeast Asia, Asia Program, Wilson Center
- Michael Plummer, Director, School of Advanced International Studies Europe, and Eni Professor of International Economics, Johns Hopkins University
- Jeff Reeves, Vice-President of Research, Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
- Yves Tiberghien, Professor of Political Science, Director Emeritus of the Institute of Asian Research, and Co-Director of the Center for Japanese Research, University of British Columbia
- Deanna Horton, Senior Fellow, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, University of Toronto (moderator)
Date & Time
Friday, February 12, 2021 | 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM (PST)
Friday, February 12, 2021 | 1:00PM – 2:30PM (EST)
The event will be held through Zoom. For more information on the event, please visit the event website here.