Highlighting contributors to EU-Japan cooperation: Marcus Schürmann
Who are the people making EU-Japan collaboration possible? Enjoy our second interview with Marcus Schürmann, the CEO of the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan (AHK Japan).
Factsheet on EU-Japan strategic partnership
Japan is the EU’s closest strategic partner in the Indo-Pacific region and a key ally for the implementation of the EU Strategy for Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific released in September 2021. A factsheet summarizing the main aspects of the agreement was released in July by the European External Action Service (EEAS).
The 41st EU-Japan Inter-Parliamentary meeting
The Chair of the Delegation for relations with Japan (D-JP), Ms Christel Schaldemose, welcomed Honourable Japanese Delegates to the 41st EU-Japan Inter-Parliamentary meeting (IPM) in Strasbourg on 12-13 July 2023.
Foreign Affairs Committee MEPs conclude visit to Japan
MEPs from the Foreign Affairs Committee focused on strengthening cooperation on foreign policy and connectivity in the Indo-Pacific region during their two-day visit to Japan.
EU and Japan boost strategic cooperation on digital and on critical raw materials supply chains
The strategic partnership between the EU and Japan continues to grow and to become even more dynamic, as the two partners are strengthening their cooperation in areas of high economic potential, which contribute to economic resilience and security in the current geopolitical context and accelerated technological shifts.
Interview series: the people behind EU-Japan Cooperation
The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation is happy to introduce the second installment of a series of articles meant to introduce the individuals and organizations making EU-Japan collaboration possible. We hope you enjoy a snippet of our interview with Marcus Schurmann, the CEO of the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan - AHK Japan.
Strategic Partnership between Japan and Romania
During the Japan-Romania Summit Meeting held on 7 March 2023, a Strategic Partnership between Japan and Romania was signed by Mr. Fumio Kishida, Prime Minister of Japan, and H.E. Mr. Klaus-Werner Iohannis, President of Romania.
EU and Japan meet during 4th Competition Week to reinforce cooperation on competition policy
Officials and experts from the EU and Japan met online from 6 to 8 June 2023 to discuss and exchange good practices in competition policy and enforcement.
Joint Committee with the European Union takes place in Tokyo
On 28 March, the European Union and Japan reviewed recent progress under their Strategic Partnership Agreement in Tokyo, during their first in-person Joint Committee since 2020.
Interview series: the people behind EU-Japan cooperation
The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation is launching a new series of articles meant to introduce the individuals and organizations making EU-Japan collaboration possible. Here below is a snippet of the interview with our first guest: Sophie Bocklandt, General Manager, Belgian-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce in Japan - BLCCJ.
Joint venture established in 1987 by the European Commission (DG GROW) and the Japanese Government (METI) for promoting all forms of industrial, trade and investment cooperation between the EU and Japan.