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Date : May 31, 2023

Video Report: The Situation in Ukraine and Japan, the current state and the future outlook (Dr. Atsuko Higashino, University of Tsukuba)

post date : 2023.05.31

It has been one year and three months since the beginning of the military invasion of Ukraine by Russia, which is a serious threat to world peace and security, and has led to an international energy crisis and soaring food prices. While there is still no clear way to end the invasion, Prime Minister Kishida visited Ukraine this past March and as the G7 chair and a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council, Japan intends to appeal more broadly to the international community for solidarity and support for Ukraine. How should the international community move toward a lasting and just solution, and what role can Japan play in this situation?


FPCJ has invited Dr. Atsuko Higashino, a professor at the University of Tsukuba, an expert on European international politics and who has been actively commenting on the Russian invasion of Ukraine in the media, to discuss this topic.

The briefing was attended by journalists from Brazil, Belgium, France, Singapore, Taiwan and US.


■Date: May 31 (Wed), 2023, 11:00-12:30
■Theme: The Situation in Ukraine and Japan, the current state and the future outlook

■Briefer: Dr. Atsuko Higashino, Professor, Graduate School of Business Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Tsukuba

■Language: Japanese, with consecutive English interpretation



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