Pacific Asian Regional Meeting of the Trilateral Commission: Tokyo, Japan, Dec. 10-12, 2010

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(11th Meeting of the Pacific Asian Group)

Sessions held at the Grand Prince Akasaka Hotel, Tokyo
Conference Chairman: Yotaro Kobayashi, Pacific Asian Chairman, Trilateral Commission; former Chairman of the Board, Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd., Tokyo

Friday, December 10

18:30 Cocktails

19:00 Opening dinner
Welcome remarks by Yotaro Kobayashi, Pacific Asian Chairman, Trilateral Commission

Saturday, December 11

9:30-10:45
SESSION 1: CHALLENGES FOR THE TRILATERAL COUNTRIES IN GLOBAL GOVERNANCE
Yotaro Kobayashi, Chairman, Pacific Asian Group
Mario Monti, Chairman, European Group
Joseph S. Nye, Jr., Chairman, North American Group

11:00-12:00
Sadako Ogata, President, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Tokyo; former United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

12:15-14:30 Luncheon
CHALLENGES OF GOVERNANCE IN JAPAN
Speaker:  Motohisa Furukawa, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary

15:00-17:30
SESSION 2: RENOVATION OF GLOBAL GOVERNANCE INSTITUTIONS—ROLE OF G8, G20
Chair: Jesus P. Estanislao, Chairman, Institute of Corporate Directors; Chairman, Institute of Solidarity in Asia, Manila

Panelists:
Lee Shin-wha, Professor of Political Science and International Relations, Korea University, Seoul
Ong Keng Yong, Ambassador-at-Large, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore; former ASEAN Secretary General
Yukio Takasu, former Japanese Ambassador to the United Nations
Huang Renwei, Vice President, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, Shanghai

18:00 Cocktails

18:30 Dinner

THE YEONGPYEONG SHELLING: NORTH KOREA CALCULATIONS
Speaker: Han Sung-Joo, Chairman, The ASAN Institute for Policy Studies, Seoul; former Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs

Sunday, December 12

9:30-12:00
SESSION 3: ROLE OF BUSINESS IN TACKLING GLOBAL CHALLENGES
Chair:  Barry Desker, Dean, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

Panelists:
Ahn Choong Yong, Distinguished Professor of Chung-Ang University, Seoul; Chairman of the Presidential Regulatory Reform Committee
Leong Vai Tac, Member, Executive Council of the Macao SAR Government; Deputy to the 11th National People’s Congress, PRC
John Hewson, Chairman, Global DC, Sydney
Shigemitsu Sugisaki, Vice Chairman, Goldman Sachs Japan Co., Ltd., Tokyo

12:00 Closing luncheon

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