Public Symposium on “Rising Tensions in East Asia and the Japanese Response” in Geneva, Switzerland（January 12, 2018）NEW!!
"Rising Tensions in East Asia and Japanese Response The Geneva Symposium"NEW!!
GCSP(Geneva Centre for Security Policy)
RIPS(Research Institute for Peace and Security)
The 17th Autumn Seminar on Challenges to Defense Industries in Japan（Octorber 10, 2017)
The 11th Japan-ROK Strategic Cooperation Dialogue Held in Success（September 19, 2017)
Public Symposium on East Asian Security and Japan（December 1, 2016）
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