"EU-Japan – The Dawn of a New Relationship"

The 19th Annual Meeting of the EU-Japan Business Round Table took place at the Palais d'Egmont in Brussels on 11 July 2017. Entitled, EU-Japan – The Dawn of a New Relationship, it received a lot of (social) media coverage. 

For documents, photos and other material from the annual meeting please see the main 2017 webpage.


References to the BRT in Press Releases and Articles

Issue No.4, Vol. 28 of Communication News (the 27 July 2017 edition of the MIC newsletter) had a 3 page feature on the "Results of Visit of State Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications Jiro Akama to Belgium" (pages 1-3)



The Press Statement issued in Hannover on 20 March 2017 by Hiroshige Seko, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Japan, Naoki Ota, Special Advisor to the Minister, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC), Japan, Haruhi Kumazawa, Commissioner of the Personal Information Protection Commission, Japan, Andrus Ansip, Vice President of the European Commission, and Věra Jourová, Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality. An archived Japanese version of the press statement is available on the National Diet Library website. The English version is also available on the Commission website.



Issue 59 of EU-Japan News (the October 2017 edition) has an article about the annual meeting and the subsequent handover to PM Abe, on page 2.


References to the BRT on Twitter

A selection of the tweets sent by the European Commission, BRT member organisations, the BRT Secretariat at the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation, and others can be found below. 

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