On 1 April 2019 the DOC Moscow office hosted a lecture by Prof. Daisuke Kotegawa, Research Director of the Canon Institute for Global Studies; and former Executive Director for Japan at the International Monetary Fund. Event was also attended by Ricardo Ernesto Lagorio, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Argentine Republic in the Russian Federation.
“The multilateralism is the most important issue to be discussed at macro level… The future global order should be multilateral, there is no alternatives to that” – underlined ambassador Ricardo Ernesto Lagorio.
Prof. Daisuke Kotegawa presented a retrospective of major economic and political events over the past 40 years, and together with experts from the business and research communities will discuss the current world economic and political situation.
In June 2019, Japan will host the G20 Osaka Summit. Leaders of G20 countries, invited guest countries and heads of international organisations will meet together to host high-level discussions aimed towards resolving global issues. At the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires, Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe outlined his vision of upcoming priorities: “At the G20 Osaka Summit, I will set our goal to materialize a free, open, and inclusive and sustainable future society and promote efforts to this end, through our development efforts centered on the sustainable development goals and contributions to addressing global issues, along with driving the world economy through the promotion of free trade and innovation as well as simultaneously achieving economic growth and inequality correction.” The G20 includes Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa,