Pacific Asian Regional Meeting of the Trilateral Commission: Bali, Indonesia, November 25-27, 2006

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(7th Meeting of the Pacific Asian Group)

Sessions held at the Maya Ubud Resort and Spa, Bali

Conference Chairman: Yotaro Kobayashi, Pacific Asian Chairman, Trilateral Commission; Chief Corporate Advisor of the Board, Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd., Tokyo

Saturday, November 25

15:00
Welcome remarks
Yotaro Kobayashi, Pacific Asian Chairman, Trilateral Commission; Chief Corporate Advisor of the Board, Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd., Tokyo

15:15-18:00
SESSION I: NORTH KOREAN NUCLEAR EXPLOSION: NEW SECURITY CHALLENGES IN EAST ASIA
Moderator: Masahi Nishihara, President, Research Institute for Peace and Security, Tokyo
Speaker: Han Sung-Joo, Chairman, International Policy Studies Institute of Korea; President, Seoul Forum for International Affairs, Seoul (Last minute cancellation. His paper was presented and discussed.)
Comment: Barry Desker, Director, Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

19:00 Dinner at Komaneka Resort

Sunday, November 26

9:00-12:00
SESSION II: ENERGY SECURITY ISSUES IN EAST ASIA
Moderator: Mohamed Jawhar, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur
Speaker: Widihyawan Prawiraatmadja, Senior Assistant to the President, Director of Pertamina, Jakarta
Comment: Taizo Yakushiji, Executive Member, Council for Science and Technology Policy of the Cabinet Office of Japan, Tokyo

12:15-14:00 Lunch

14:15-17:00
SESSION III: NEW DIRECTION OF JAPAN'S FOREIGN POLICY UNDER THE NEW POLITICAL LEADERSHIP
Moderator: Charles Morrison, President, The East-West Center, Honolulu
Speaker: Hitoshi Tanaka, Senior Fellow, Japan Center for International Exchange, Tokyo
Comment: Jesus Estanislao, Chairman, Institute of Corporate Directors and President and CEO, Institute of Solidarity in Asia, Manila

18:30 Dinner at Wanandi residence

Monday, November 27

9:00-12:00
SESSION 1V: NEW CHESSBOARD GAME IN EAST ASIA : RE-EMERGENCE OF CHINA, RUSSIA AND INDIA
Moderator: Jusuf Wanandi, Co-founder and Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Jakarta
Speaker: Zhang Tiejun, Acting Director and Associate Professor, Shanghai Institute for International Studies, Shanghai
Comment: Koji Watanabe, Senior Fellow, Japan Center for International Exchange, Tokyo

12:00
Closing remarks 

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