Sunday, June 27, 2021

Monday Asia Events June 28, 2021

BUY AMERICA MEETS STRATEGIC AUTONOMY. 6/28, 11:00am-Noon (EDT), ZOOM WEBINAR. Sponsor: CSIS. Speakers: Kerstin Jorna, Director General of Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship, and SMEs, European Commission; Peter Harrell, Senior Director for International Economics and Competitiveness, White House National Security Council; Bill Reinsch, Senior Adviser and Scholl Chair in International Business, CSIS. 

GENDER EQUALITY AND THE WORLD’S ECONOMIC RECOVERY. 6/28, 11:00am-Noon (EDT), ZOOM. Sponsor: Foreign Policy (FP). Speakers: Anila Denaj, Minister of Finance and Economy, Republic of Albania; Dr. Nadine Gasman Zylbermann, President, National Institute for Women of Mexico; Saba Gebremedhin, Executive Director, Network of Ethiopian Women’s Associations; Jennifer Klein, Co-Chair and Executive Director, White House Gender Policy Council; Reena Ninan, Founder, Good Trouble Productions; Anita Zaidi, President, Gender Equality, and Director, Vaccine Development and Surveillance, and Director, Enteric & Diarrheal Diseases (EDD), Gates Foundation.

UK-EU-JAPAN DIGITAL POLICY COORDINATION. 6/28, 1:00-2:00pm (BST), WEBCAST. Sponsor: Chatham House. Speakers: Yoichi Iida, Deputy Director-General, G7, and G20 Relations, and Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan; Silvia Viceconte, Head of Sector, Multilateral Affairs and Economic Cooperation, International Affairs and Policy Outreach Unit, European Commission, and Directorate General, Communication Networks, Content and Technology, European Commission; David Prodger, Deputy Director, International Strategy, Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sports, UK; Harriet Moynihan, Senior Research Fellow, International Law Programme, Chatham House. 

THE TRANSFORMATION OF JAPAN’S SECURITY STRATEGY. 6/28, Noon-1:00pm (EDT), ZOOM WEBINAR. Sponsor: Hudson. Speakers: The Honorable Yasuhide Nakayama, Japan’s State Minister of Defense; Kenneth R. Weinstein, Walter P. Stern Distinguished Fellow, Hudson Institute. 

THE ROLE OF OIL AND GAS IN NET-ZERO. 6/28, 2:00-3:00pm (EDT), WEBINAR. Sponsor: Atlantic Council Global Energy Center. Speakers: Al Cook, Executive Vice President, Exploration & Production International, Equinor; Juliana Garaizar, Vice President of Innovation, Greentown Labs; Greg Sharenow, Portfolio Manager, Real Assets, PIMCO. Moderator: Helima Croft, Managing and Global Head of Commodity Strategy, RBC Capital Markets. 

DEMOCRACY IN ACTION: PAST AND PRESENT MOVEMENTS IN TAIWAN, HONG KONG, AND MYANMAR. 6/28, 8:00-9:30pm (EDT), WEBINAR. Sponsor: Sigur Center for Asian Studies, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University (GWU). Speakers: Michael Hsiao, Chairman, Taiwan-Asia Exchange Foundation; Kharis Templeman, Program Manager, Project on Taiwan in the Indo-Pacific, Stanford University; Christina Fink, Professor of Practice of International Affairs, GWU; Syaru Shirley Lin, Compton Visiting Professor in World Politics, Miller Center of Public Affairs, University of Virginia; Moderator: Deepa Ollapally, Research Professor of International Affairs, Associate Director of Sigur Center for Asian Studies, GWU. 

ADVANCING A RULES-BASED MARITIME ORDER: THE ROLE OF THE U.S.-JAPAN ALLIANCE. 6/28, 9:20-11:00pm (EDT), ZOOM. Sponsor: Pacific Forum. Speakers: Dr. Virginia Watson, Professor, DKI Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies, Honolulu, Hawaii; Dr. Kyoko Hatakeyama, Professor, University of Niigata Prefecture, Niigata, Japan; Moderator: John Bradford, (CDR, USN, Ret.), Senior Fellow, Maritime Security Programme, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. 

EU DEFENSE WASHINGTON FORUM. 6/28-6/29, 9:00am-12:30pm (EDT), WEBINAR. Sponsors: CSIS; European Union. Speakers include: Josep Borrell, High Representative of the European Union, Foreign Affairs and Security Policy; Jonathan Finer, US Deputy National Security Advisor; Stavros Lambrinidis, EU Ambassador to the United States; Trine Bramsen, Minister of Defense, Denmark.

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