Press Briefings (Notices)

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The FPCJ holds briefings given by Cabinet ministers, high-ranking government officials and leading experts in various fields about four times a month so foreign journalists can better understand the current situation in Japan. About 20 to 30 foreign journalists usually attend these press briefings giving background on current issues in Japan.
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Check Press Briefings (Reports) for video reports of past briefings.

Archive

November 26, 2018

TPP11 and Japan-EU EPA—Creation of New Free Trade Areas Led by Japan (Dr. Fukunari KIMURA, Professor, Keio University)

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October 22, 2018

[CHANGE of SCHEDULE: Oct. 26 → 22(Mon)14:00] Japanese Politics and 150th Anniversary of Meiji Restoration (Dr. Yuichiro Shimizu, Professor, Keio University)

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October 19, 2018

The Present and Future of Japan-China Relations (Dr. Akio Takahara, Professor at the Faculty of Law/ Dean of the Graduate School of Public Policy, The University of Tokyo)

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October 12, 2018

Asteroid Explorer Hayabusa2’s Unprecedented Mission (Dr. Yuichi Tsuda, Associate Professor, JAXA Institute of Space and Astronautical Science)

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October 3, 2018

Strategy for Japanese Economic Recovery (Dr. Haruo SHIMADA, Tokyo Metropolitan Univ. Board of Trustees Chairman)

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September 28, 2018

How to Prepare for a Major Earthquake (Prof. Naoshi Hirata, University of Tokyo Earthquake Research Institute)

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September 21, 2018

The Korean Peninsula and Japan (Dr. Junya NISHINO, Keio Univ. Prof. & Director of Keio Center for Contemporary Korean Studies)                     

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September 14, 2018

LDP Leadership Election and Japanese Domestic Politics (Dr. Yu UCHIYAMA, Professor, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Arts and Sciences )

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August 30, 2018

(What New Data Shows about) Japan’s Changing Societal Structure and Support by Families and Communities (Mr. Nobuyuki Izumida, Director, Department of Empirical Social Security Research, National Institute of Population and Social Security Research)

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August 22, 2018

Two Years until the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games—Leveraging the Games as an Opportunity for Societal Change

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July 23, 2018

Video report: Governor KOIKE Talks about Tokyo’s Preparations for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics

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July 4, 2018

Moving Towards Legalizing Integrated Resorts Including Casinos (Dr. Ichiro Tanioka, President of Osaka University of Commerce)

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June 27, 2018

Japanese Response to US-China Trade Tensions (Keio Univ. Prof. Fukunari KIMURA) 

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June 20, 2018

The Japanese Economy and the 2018 Basic Policy on Economic and Fiscal Management and Reform (Ms. Tomoko Hayashi, Deputy Director-General of Economic Research Bureau, Cabinet Office)

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June 7, 2018

25 Years of J.League—Plans for Regional and Global Contributions (Mr. Mitsuru Murai, Chairman of the J.League (Japan Professional Football League))

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May 29, 2018

Meaning of Imperial Succession Ceremonies(The Asahi Shimbun Senior Staff Writer Eiichi Miyashiro)

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April 23, 2018

Situation of the Korean Peninsula and Japan (Prof. Narushige MICHISHITA, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies(GRIPS))

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April 13, 2018

Revising the Basic Energy Plan (Dr. Takeo Kikkawa, Professor, Department of Management of s Technology (MOT), Tokyo University of Sciences Graduate School of Business Administration)

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April 9, 2018

Japan’s Hidden Attractions—How to Make Japan a Tourism Nation (Mr. David Atkinson, CEO, Konishi Decorative Arts and Crafts Co., Ltd.)

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March 29, 2018

Towards the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 (Mr. Toshiro Muto, CEO, Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games)

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March 7, 2018

Recovery in Fukushima, 7 Years After the Great East Japan Earthquake and Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident (Mr. Masao Uchibori, Governor of Fukushima Prefecture)

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March 2, 2018

Decommissioning of and Measures for Contaminated Water at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station(METI & TEPCO senior executives)

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February 2, 2018

Development and Implementation of Nursing-Care Robots (Dr. Hirohisa Hirukawa, Director, Robot Innovation Research Center, AIST)

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January 16, 2018

Outlook for Japanese Economy in 2018 (Mr. Tatsuhiko Yoshizaki, Chief Economist, Sojitz Research Institute)

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January 11, 2018

Japanese Politics in 2018 (Prof. Harukata Takenaka, The National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS))

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