INVITE: EU PACIFIC TALKS: EU – Japan Economic Partnership Agreement: Strengthening economic ties as a way out of recession

We would like to invite you to another part of six debates in the EU-PACIFIC Talks series. The debate will take place online on Tuesday 26th of October at 10:30am on our Facebook page.

February 1st, 2021 marked the second anniversary of the EU – Japan, two of the largest world economies, joint project – Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA). The anniversary brought along some important improvements in terms of adding additional Geographical Indications which aim to be protected. The agreement generally covered cooperation in agriculture, market, food safety, public procurement, sustainable development etc. emphasizing the importance of the continuity of this ongoing relationship. After two years, there is no better time to take the stock of the outcomes, where we succeeded and what we could do better, with the strong emphasis on the vision of the future projects, especially after the Covid-19 pandemic.


  • Dominika Svozilová, Policy coordinator – Japan, DG Trade, European Commission
  • Axel Berkofsky, Professor at the University of Pavia, Co-Head of Asia Center at ISPI
  • Shujiro Urata, Professor at Waseda University, Senior Research Advisor to the President of ERIA

Host: Alexandr Lagazzi, Associate Research Fellow, EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy

You can watch the Facebook event here.

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Alexandra Visnerova
Senior Project Manager, Transatlantic Policy Forum

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